LeBreton Flats Redevelopment Public Consultation

The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites you to participate in a public consultation on the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, one of the most significant urban development sites in the core of Canada’s Capital.

We want to hear what you think of the two proposals for this signature site. There are two ways you can participate: join us in person, or watch the webcast and submit your comments online.

Participate in person:

Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place, Ottawa

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Open House: 4 pm to 9:30 pm
Presentations: 6 pm
Questions and Answers (Q & A): 7:20 pm

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Open House: 8 am to 9:30 pm
Presentations: 6 pm
Q & A: 7:20 pm

Participate online:

Watch the presentations made during the live webcasts on January 26 or 27, available on this page. Online viewers will also have the opportunity to submit their questions during the Q & A sessions on both open house dates. Afterwards, fill out the online questionnaire, available from January 26 (4 pm) to February 8 (midnight), 2016.

Consult the request for proposals document to learn more about the redevelopment process.

Simultaneous translation will be available.

Universally accessible. Please let us know if you have any special needs.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at info@ncc-ccn.ca or 613-239-5000, TTY 613-239-5090.

Capital Urbanism Lab Event next Tuesday

Capital Urbanism Lab Event: Design of Urban Waterfronts

A discussion on the design and planning of urban waterfronts.

Tuesday, April 21, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is pleased to invite the public to a discussion about best practices in the design of urban waterfronts. Situated at the confluence of three rivers and the world-renowned Rideau Canal, the Capital features numerous shoreline opportunities. This evening will provide inspiration, as we continue to plan for a more accessible and vibrant waterfront in Canada’s Capital Region.

Presenting at this event:

Christopher Glaisek, Vice-President, Planning and Design, Waterfront Toronto

Chris Reed, Founding Principal, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Boston, Massachusetts

The public will have the opportunity to address their comments and questions to the expert panel.

Simultaneous translation will be available.

Universally accessible. Please let us know if you have any special needs.

Please RSVP at info@ncc-ccn.ca by noon, on Monday April, 20. Space is limited.

NCC Headquarters
Capital Urbanism Lab
40 Elgin Street, 5th Floor


This event is part of the Capital Urbanism Lab program, an initiative of the National Capital Commission.

Activité au labo d’urbanisme de la capitale : Design et aménagement des secteurs riverains en milieu urbain

Discussion sur le design et l’aménagement des secteurs riverains en milieu urbain

Le mardi 21 avril, de 19 h à 20 h 30

La Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN) est heureuse d’inviter le public à une discussion sur les pratiques exemplaires en matière de design et d’aménagement des secteurs riverains en milieu urbain. Située au confluent de trois rivières et du canal Rideau de renommée mondiale, la capitale offre une multitude de possibilités le long des berges. Cette soirée nous encouragera à continuer de planifier pour rendre les secteurs riverains de la région de la capitale du Canada plus accessibles et plus dynamiques.

Les conférenciers seront :

Christopher Glaisek, vice-président, Planification et design, Waterfront Toronto

Chris Reed, associé fondateur, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Boston (Massachusetts)

Le public aura l’occasion de s’adresser aux experts et de leur poser des questions.

Interprétation simultanée offerte.

Accès universel : communiquez avec nous si vous avez des besoins particuliers.

Veuillez confirmer votre présence à info@ncc-ccn.ca avant midi, le lundi 20 avril. Le nombre de places est limité.

Labo d’urbanisme de la capitale
Siège social de la CCN
40, rue Elgin, 5e étage


Cette activité s’inscrit dans le cadre du programme du labo d’urbanisme de la capitale, une initiative de la Commission de la capitale nationale

Capital Urbanism Lab Event: Winter Cities

Capital Urbanism Lab Event: Winter Cities

Location Info


National Capital Commission


40 Elgin St.


A discussion on the importance of design and planning for active winter cities.

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is pleased to invite the public to a discussion about best practices regarding design and planning for winter cities. Topics to be explored include: climate responsive design, optimizing outdoor public spaces, winter cycling, and the use of colour and sense of place. Through its land assets, the NCC plays a significant role — with its partners and the public — in building a winter capital worthy of this great country and region. The following experts will explore how winter cities can be dynamic and invigorating.

Patrick J. Coleman, Executive Director, Winter Cities Institute

Vivian Manasc, architect, Manasc Isaac Architects, and member of the NCC’s Advisory Committee on Planning, Design and Realty

Mike Ellis, MCIP, Senior Planner, City of Whitehorse, YT


Patrick J. Coleman, AICP, is the Principal of North of 45, an urban and town planning firm based in northern Michigan and serving the upper Great Lakes Region, Alaska and other Northern places. Mr. Coleman is recognized internationally as an expert in Northern city planning issues, solutions and placemaking. He also leads the Winter Cities Institute, an organization that promotes liveable and sustainable winter cities through technical assistance and an online archive of resource materials. He has presented workshops on winter cities at conferences in Siberia, Japan, Denmark, Sweden, all across Canada, Alaska, and in the northern United States.

Vivian Manasc is an architect and senior principal at Manasc Isaac, one of Alberta’s leading architectural practices. Vivian is known as a green building pioneer, and is widely recognized as one of the country’s top “green” architects and integrated design facilitators. She leads the design of outstanding sustainable buildings, as well as reimagined existing buildings, for public and corporate clients. Manasc Isaac is an innovator in cold-climate sustainable design, and has been recognized with many significant architectural awards, including the Governor General’s Medal for Excellence in Architecture. Vivian Manasc is a past president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, a director of the Canada Green Building Council, founding member of the Sustainable Building Symposium, and adjunct professor of architecture at the University of Calgary. She is a LEED® accredited professional, and co-author of the book Agora Borealis: Engaging in Sustainable Architecture, as well as a frequent speaker on sustainable design across Canada. She received her architectural degree from McGill University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Mike Ellis is the Senior Planner at the City of Whitehorse, where he has worked for the last 10 years. He specializes in issues relating to residential land development, innovative zoning and long-range planning. Whitehorse is the largest Canadian city north of 60 and, led by Mike and others, has produced numerous innovative solutions to cope with the challenges of sustained steady growth (21% over the last 10 years) in a remote northern context. He holds a master’s degree in urban planning from McGill University and a bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Saskatchewan. He is currently on a one-year leave of absence from work while he and his family have an adventure in Ottawa.

This event is open to the public.

Please RSVP to info@ncc-ccn.ca by noon, Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Space is limited.


Thursday, February 12, 2015
6 pm to 8 pm


NCC Headquarters
Capital Urbanism Lab
40 Elgin Street, 5th Floor
Ottawa ON K1P 1C7

Thank you for your interest in the National Capital Commission.

Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

Telephone: 613-239-5000 or 1-800-465-1867 (toll-free)
TTY: 613-239-5090 or 1-866-661-3530 (toll-free)
Fax: 613-239-5063
Email: info@ncc-ccn.ca

NCC invites public to consultation on Capital Urban Lands Master Plan

Here’s our chance to provide input into the future of NCC parkland, a vital part of community.

Capital Urban Lands Master Plan

Public Consultation

Take part in the public consultation on the vision, planning concept, general policies and major land designations for this plan. We would also like to hear your ideas about the Parkways Policy, which will guide the future of these trademark features of the Capital.

March 17 to April 6, 2014

Follow the consultation on our Facebook page or on Twitter @ NCC_CCN  #urbanlands

In person:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
5:30 pm to 9 pm
Canadian Museum of History, Northern Salon and Southern Salon
100 Laurier Street, Gatineau

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
5:30 pm to 9 pm
Canadian War Museum, Barney Danson Theatre
1 Vimy Place, Ottawa

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Open house

6:30 pm to 7 pm

7 pm to 7:20 pm

7:20 pm to 8:20 pm

8:20 pm to 8:50 pm
Plenary session

8:50 pm to 9 pm

Closing remarks

Thank you for your interest in the NCC. If you have comments or questions, please contact Émilie Girard-Ruel, Senior Public Consultations Officer, at 613-239-5678, ext. 5777 (TTY: 613-239-5090) or send an email to info@ncc-ccn.ca

Plan directeur des terrains urbains de la capitale

Consultation publique

Participez à la consultation publique sur la vision, le concept d’aménagement, les politiques générales et les grandes affectations du sol de ce plan. Nous voulons également recevoir vos idées au sujet de la politique sur les promenades qui guidera l’avenir de ces joyaux de la capitale.

Participez en ligne :
Du 17 mars au 6 avril 2014

Suivez la consultation sur notre page Facebook ou sur Twitter @CCN_NCC #terrainsurb

Participez en personne :
Le mardi 25 mars 2014
De 17 h 30 à 21 h
Au Musée canadien de l’histoire, Salon du nord et Salon du midi
100, rue Laurier, Gatineau

Le mercredi 26 mars 2014
De 17 h 30 à 21 h
Au Musée canadien de la guerre, théâtre Barney-Danson
1, place Vimy, Ottawa

Ordre du jour
De 17 h 30 à 18 h 30
Portes ouvertes

De 18 h 30 à 19 h

De 19 h à 19 h 20

De 19 h 20 à 20 h 20

De 20 h 20 à 20 h 50
Séance plénière

De 20 h 50 à 21 h

Mot de la fin

Merci de votre intérêt envers la CCN. Si vous avez des questions ou des commentaires, veuillez communiquer avec Émilie Girard-Ruel, agente principale, Consultations publiques, 613-239-5678 poste 5777 (ATS : 613-239-5090) ou par courriel au info@ncc-ccn.ca.