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Stittsville items in front of Committee of Adjustment February 17

The Committee of Adjustment will consider several Stittsville applications on February 17:

  • 12 Meadowland: “The Owner wants to subdivide the property into three separate parcels of land. It is proposed to construct three one-storey detached dwellings, with one on each of the parcels. The existing dwelling and sheds will be demolished.” More info here…
  • 12 Meadowland: “The Owner has filed Consent Applications (D08-01-15/B-00489 & D08-01-15/B-00490) which, if approved, will have the effect of creating three separate parcels of land. It is proposed to demolish the existing dwelling and sheds in order to construct three, onestorey detached dwellings, with one on each of the parcels, as shown on plans filed with the Committee. The proposed parcels will not be in conformity with the requirements of the Zoning By-law.” More info here…
  • 6176 Hazeldean: “The Owner wants to subdivide the property into three separate parcels of land. It is proposed to construct a five-storey mixed-use building with a residential care facility and rooming units on one parcel. The other two parcels will remain vacant.” More info here…  (A retirement home is proposed for one of the parcels.)
  • 6176 Hazeldean: “The Owner has filed Consent Applications (D08-01-15/B-00472 & D08-01-15/B-00473) which, if approved, will have the effect of creating three separate parcels of land. It is proposed to construct a five-storey mixed-use building with a residential care facility and rooming units on one of the parcels and the other two parcels will remain vacant. The proposed mixed-use building, as shown on plans filed with the Committee, will not be in conformity with the requirements of the Zoning By-law. ” More info here…
  • 5661 Hazeldean: “The Owner wants to enter into a long-term lease in excess of 21 years for a portion of its property which containing a retail store (Toys “R” Us).” More info here…

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Meet Elizabeth Kondruss, curator of Stittsville’s Barbie museum

If you’ve ever visited the “new” Stittsville Flea Market on Carp Road, you’ve stumbled on the Barbie collection that belongs to Elizabeth Kondruss, pictured above.  There are over 20,000 dolls and accessories in her collection, making it one of the biggest collections in Canada if not the world.  

Here’s an interview I did with Kondruss about what’s in her collection and why she’s such a fan of the iconic doll.  All photos by Barry Gray. Continue reading


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