NCC invites naming suggestions for new riverside park along SJAM Parkway

This was posted more than 12 months ago. The information may be outdated.

By the Ottawa Citizen, October 10, 2018

The National Capital Commission’s brand-new Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park needs a new, and hopefully more elegant, name and you can help.

The NCC is inviting suggestions from the public to name the sweeping nine-kilometre-long green space that follows the river along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway.

According to the NCC guidelines, the park can be named after one of three things:

  • a person of national stature who has made a substantial contribution to the building of Canada and its identity in the world, or to an aspect of Canadian culture worthy of special recognition;
  • a place or event with a significant historical or cultural legacy in Canada, or;
  • a local or regional figure who has contributed to the building of the Capital.
https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ncc-invites-naming-suggestions-for-new-riverside-park