Neighbours mourn loss of maple tree that developer had agreed to preserve

By Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen, April 5, 2019

Neighbours of an infill building property on Connaught Avenue are angry that a towering maple tree was cut down this week despite the developer’s assurance that the tree would be saved.

The tree, roughly 70 years old and with a trunk nearly a metre across at its widest, came down Wednesday at 859 Connaught Ave., which runs off Carling Avenue opposite Lincoln Fields Mall.

Response was immediate and furious.

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