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Advisory to the Neighbourhood

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


To whom it may concern:

This neighbourhood advisory is as an update on the plans and process for the revitalization of the west side of the Canadian Museum of Nature.

On Wednesday, October 10, or sometime during the week, there will be activity on the north part of the area that faces McLeod Street. The museum will be removing about 12 parking spots, then adding topsoil and seeding to increase the green space and minimize the parking footprint that now exists.

Also, following meetings this summer with the National Capital Commission, the museum issued an RFEI (Request for Expressions of Interest) for a third-party developer of underground parking. The NCC has asked the museum to consider exploring this option once more, given changes to the availability of parking in the area.

Full details, including the evolution of parking on the site as well as a Q&A document, can be found on the museum's web site at

When new information becomes available, the museum will present updates through a public information session, as well as the web site and advisories.


Margaret Beckel
President and CEO
Canadian Museum of Nature