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Somerset House development plans cancelled, Coun. Catherine McKenney says the city should buy the building

Somerset House development plans cancelled, Coun. Catherine McKenney says the city should buy the building

A plan to restore the long vacant and derelict Somerset House has been cancelled, which could leave the heritage building undeveloped for years to come.

City staff learned the owner of the building at Bank and Somerset streets, Tony Shahrasebi, has decided not to move forward with the latest development plan for the historic property.

"I'm extremely frustrated. I'm angry," said Somerset ward Coun.

65-storey Albert Street tower would be city's tallest

65-storey Albert Street tower would be city's tallest

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City staff recommends council approve development just 1 day after it's considered at planning committee

Paul Jay · CBC News · Posted: Jun 29, 2018 8:15 PM ET | Last Updated: June 29

The proposed development would have more than 1,200 residential

Councillor Catherine McKenney says 417 expansion will undermine LRT

Councillor Catherine McKenney says 417 expansion will undermine LRT

'It is not the time to give the option of more capacity on a roadway,' councillor says

Matthew Kupfer with files from CBC Radio's All In A Day · CBC News · Posted: May 27, 2016 3:58 PM ET | Last Updated: May 27, 2016

The vice-chair of Ottawa's transportation committee said she was caught "off-guard" by the province's plan to add an additional lane in each direction

Ottawa's Taste for Life benefit marks 20 years supporting individuals living with HIV/AIDS

Ottawa's Taste for Life benefit marks 20 years supporting individuals living with HIV/AIDS

A Taste for Life is the little fundraiser that could, climbing mountains of stigma and discrimination to reach 20 years of helping individuals and families in our community living with HIV/AIDS.

This Wednesday, friends, family and colleagues will be dining out at participating restaurants, knowing that 25 per cent of their bill will be directed toward two compassionate charities: Bruce House and the Snowy Owl

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