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Look to the Sky

Artists and photographers know how beautiful light can be, especially when it’s natural, at various times of the day and in all seasons. Light makes you feel better – the Spring season is a perfect example as research indicates the exposure to increased sunlight triggers a release of serotonin, a hormone associated with boosting mood. […]


Embracing Intensification is Part of Growing Up

Ottawa has a lot of growing up to do. I’ve repeated this stat often in our updates and I’ll continue to do so – Ottawa is expected to grow by an additional 400,000 people over the next 25 years. This is a 40% increase over our current population of 1 million. All of those people […]


Housing Resolutions for 2021

Each year at this time I talk about resolutions for housing in Ottawa for the coming year. For 2021 I would still like to see the public conversation focus more around the contribution homes make to our communities, to our fellow citizens, and to ourselves and our families. Last year the City committed to seeing […]


Upcoming Events

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RBC Webinar: Supporting Custom Builders & Buyers in 2021

24/02/2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am - Join RBC Royal Bank for an insightful webinar on how RBC is supporting our growing Greater Ottawa housing market from product launch to possession. Panelists: Karl Quinn, RBC VP Commercial Finances Bob Lefebvre, RBC Commercial Account Manager Phil Leger, RBC Mortgage Specialist Wednesday, February 24th 9:30 am to 10:30 am REGISTER HERE

GOHBA Sales & Marketing Awards

10/03/2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am - Celebrate the industry's top sales representatives, best marketing initiatives, and most amazing model homes at GOHBA's SAM Awards. Click here for more information.

Net Zero Carbon, Net Zero Energy, Net Zero Cost?

11/03/2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - ADVANCED BUILDING SCIENCE WEBINAR SERIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: ENBRIDGE AND BUILDING KNOWLEDGE CANADA We invite you to join us for a March’s instalment of our monthly webinar series dedicated entirely to advanced building science. Free to attend, so register today! With the Net Zero Energy home a new reality it’s time to look at carbon generated from the [...]

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