City planning committee approves new Rochester Field deal with NCC

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, January 23, 2018

City council’s planning committee on Tuesday accepted a controversial new deal Ottawa bureaucrats have struck with the National Capital Commission over future development in Rochester Field.

Several residents who live near the Westboro greenspace told the committee that the city shouldn’t allow development along the edge of Richmond Road, blocking the view across the field. They called for more consultation.

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