MVCA Shares Concerns about Bill 23
The most recent action from the Provincial Government toward resolving the housing crisis in Ontario is Bill 23; More Homes Built Faster Act.
While encouraging in name, the Bill contains a number of elements that are of considerable concern.
MVCA issued a submission to the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy and others, stating ourconcerns about Bill 23
Ottawa's Official Plan has been approved
On November 4 Ottawa received Notice of Decision from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing approving Ottawa's New Official Plan.
The decision also included 30 amendments.
Updated information is available on the City's website
Manotick Truck Traffic Update
MVCA's Truck Study was released in the fall of 2021. It reported MVCA observations of truck volume through the village. The action was taken due to resident frustration over the lack of progress toward ways to mitigate volumes and the negative impact it has on students at Manotick Public school, seniors living on Bridge Street and residents in the area.
MVCA has been working for years to find solutions including lobbying for the extension of Earl Armstrong Road, ensuring any new warehouse projects included an assessment of traffic impacts on villages and starting the process of addressing this through the development of the new Transportation Master Plan.
In 2021, we sent our report to the Mayor, City Councillors and media. We also encouraged residents to write to the Mayor and many residents did that.
MVCA is looking forward to working with the new Councillors toward some resolution to our local issues.