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Presentation: Ottawa’s New Official Plan

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the RPCA invited Ottawa City Planners to discuss Ottawa’s draft “New Official Plan”, which has controversial implications for Riverside Park. The presentation, as well as the Q&A session, were recorded for those unable to attend.


  • Lorraine Stevens, Planner, Policy and Planning Department, City of Ottawa
  • Elizabeth Whyte, Program and Project Coordinator, New Official Plan, City of Ottawa

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation and notes can be found here:

Click here to read the city’s response to our community questions about the draft plan.

The draft New Official Plan can be found here:

To provide feedback on the city’s draft New Official Plan, email:

The Riverside Park Community Association will be drafting a submission for our neighbourhood.