Overview of Planning Committee Meeting - Cardinal Creek Village Concept Plan

Representatives of the Cumberland Community Association, armed with more than 400 signatures from local and city residents unequivocally objecting to a big box store commercial development along the Ottawa River, attended the June 25th Planning Committee meeting at City Hall to comment on the Tamarack’s proposed Cardinal Creek Village development.

Media tweets from City Hall @ Planning Committee re: Cardinal Creek

David Reevely blogs live from the Planning Committee Meeting on June 25, 2013. He captures the gist of the Cardinal Creek Village discussion. Rainer Bloess questioned the magnitude and style of the proposed commercial development along the edge of OR174 in support of the efforts made by the Cumberland Community Association and individual residents.

·         Anda Bruinsma paints a picture of a beautiful walkable area close to the river, which this plan will not create. Boardwalk, etc.

Cumberland Village Perspective - CBC Report from Planning Committee

We continue to work to ensure that Cardinal Creek Village does not include a track of big box stores immediately along the edge of the Ottawa River. Here three residents including Clive Horne, President of the Cumberland Association speeking to CBC outside the Planning Committee meeting at City Hall on June 25, 2013.


Check the Site Plan for Cardinal Creek Village - 13 hectares of Big Box Store Commercial

The site paln shows the entire northern boundary (22 soccer fields) of the Cardinal Creek Village development bordering the Ottawa River is going to be BIG BOX STORE Commercial development. This absence of capitalizing on the proximity to our most valued resource is a profound blemish on an otherwise potentially unique and stunning planned community.

Huge BOX STORE Commercial development proposed along the Ottawa River

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Please read the attached Tamarack Proposal for the Cardinal Creek Village Official Plan Amendment Proposal, there are things in it you may like to know..

The proposal will go before Planning Committee on June 25th at 9:30 in the Champlain Room, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.