Comments on Planned Commercial Plaza at 5100 Kanata Avenue

August 5th, 2018Marcel DenommeVP Land Development, Urbandale It was great to meet with you to discuss the projects that Urbandale has underway in Kanata North. I appreciate the opportunity to discuss and to share my ideas and concerns that have been raised by the community as I have been out canvassing for the last 5 months. I wanted to circle back to the discussion we had, specifically on the planned commercial plaza to be built at 5100 Kanata Avenue. Continue reading

LRT to Kanata must be a priority for Ottawa

This is a major City building opportunity and an investment in our City and our future. Kanata must be connected. Continue reading

Comments on Official Plan Amendment Proposal Kanata Town Centre

Re: Official Plan Amendment ProposalFile Number: D01-01-18-0005 Good afternoon Emily, Thank you for your work on the proposed official plan amendment affecting the lands within the Kanata Town Centre. Also thank you for taking the time to discuss the plan with me and answer my questions. I appreciate your openness. I commend the City for proposing to increase the size of the park on these lands and for prioritizing preservation of this natural asset. This will be cherished by many generations to come. Continue reading

100In1Day at the Kanata North Community Garden

Thank you to everyone who came by the Kanata North community garden to chat about sustainability and our neighbourhoods at my 100In1Day event. I had a great time meeting you all and hearing about your ideas for our communities! Continue reading

Old Second Line Development Feedback

Application #: D07-16-18-0008Description: Proposed development of 49 two-storey townhouses on private streets. Good afternoon Laurel,Thank you for your work on this application. I been out canvassing the surrounding streets and neighbourhood and would like to share the concerns raised by many local residents during our discussions. Continue reading

Trailblazer. Mother. Community Builder. Let the race begin...

May 1st marked a big day for our family! I am proud to share that, with my three daughters by my side, I officially registered to be your candidate for Ottawa City Councillor for Kanata North. Continue reading

Wilkinson announces her retirement from Municipal Politics

Marianne Wilkinson, the Kanata North councillor and the first mayor of Kanata, says she’s retiring from municipal politics. Continue reading

Sudds courts tech community in run for Kanata North councillor

With some high tech execs and the incumbent councillor in her corner, Jenna Sudds officially put her name into the race to represent Kanata North in the fall’s coming municipal election. OBJ first broke the news yesterday that the inaugural executive director of the Kanata North Business Association would seek to replace Marianne Wilkinson as the ward’s councillor. Continue reading

Former Kanata North BIA director Jenna Sudds to run for city council

Another familiar name is poised to enter the race for councillor in Kanata North, setting the stage for what could be one of the most fiercely contested campaigns in this fall’s municipal election. Former Kanata North BIA executive director Jenna Sudds will formally announce Tuesday morning that she is running for a seat in the ward currently represented by Marianne Wilkinson, sources told OBJ on Monday. Continue reading

Interviews with Jenna

Hear Jenna talk about the exciting work happening right here in Kanata North.  Continue reading