MENU
Today’s Vote on Lansdowne

By a vote of 10-1, the City of Ottawa’s Finance and Economic Development Committee (FEDCO) today voted in favor of the Lansdowne Park redevelopment plan.  The plan will go to full City Council for a final approval vote next Wednesday. 

Today’s vote was preceded by several hours of presentations from opponents and proponents of the project, including Canadian Football League Commissioner Mark Cohon. The lone dissenting vote from FEDCO members was cast by Councilor Dianne Deans, who represents Gloucester Southgate Ward.  

The endorsement by FEDCO keeps the Lansdowne project on-track for a 2014 kick-off for Ottawa’s new CFL football team and NASL Soccer team, as well as the return of the 67’s to their traditional home in a refurbished Civic Centre. 

More News
OSEG announces appointment of Janice Barresi as Executive Director of the OSEG Charitable Foundation
6 days ago
7:27
OHL 20 in 20 Futures Watch: Ottawa 67’s
2 weeks ago
Post your best Ottawa 67’s photo with hashtag #67s for your chance to win!
2 weeks ago
67’s staff grows with key additions of Duhamel and Egert
3 weeks ago
Over 30 events highlight 105th Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw
4 weeks ago
67's draft Russian defenceman Nikita Okhotyuk and Danish winger Oliver True in 2017 CHL Import Player Draft
4 weeks ago