By Melissa Murray, Ottawa Community News, October 24, 2017
A National Capital Commission plan to develop part of Rochester Field is unacceptable to the local councillor.
A meeting last month about the rezoning for the Westboro green space — located between Richmond Road and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway at Broadview Avenue — brought out about 60 people. It was tense, according to Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper.
“People have a lot invested in Rochester Field. It is very much a treasured green space in the community and any changes to it are naturally going to engender some questions and discomfort,” he said.https://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/news-story/7681372-councillor-finds-plans-for-rochester-field-unacceptable/