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News - Guitars were front and centre at the Gaia Java Coffee Company shop in Stittsville last Friday evening. And not just in the artwork which adorns one wall of the shop. The guitars drawing the attention were the ones played by Friday muStandard Wills sic evening performers Neil Bateman 2 $399 + HST and Pierre Monfils whom Gaia Java termed “guitar geniusesâ€? in its preperformance publicity. Neil and Pierre have performed together previously at the Gaia Java shop, entertaining the audience not Contact only with their music but also with Our Office: their easy banter. 613.837.7880 The two are great at improvising m or JOHN BRUMMELL/METROLAND impromptu arrangements of tunes, R Guitarists Pierre Monfils, left, and Neil Bateman, right, play at the Friday music evening at the Gaia Java both old and new, perhaps a jazz stanCoffee Company shop in Stittsville last Friday. dard, perhaps a folk song or perhaps a popular chart topper. The Gaia Java Coffee Company shop at the Stittsville Shopping Centre 2014 Zoning Review – Phase 2 The Stittsville Goulbourn Horticultural Society is (Shoppers Drug Mart plaza) on StittsNotice of Public Information Sessions holding its June meeting on Tuesday, June 17 at 7:30 ville Main Street in Stittsville holds p.m. at the Pretty Street Community Centre at the a Friday music evening every Friday, Why? corner of Pretty Street and Orville Street in Stitts- with a variety of musicians and singIn 2013 City Council approved new OfďŹ cial Plan policies to create a more liveable Ottawa. ville. Guest speaker Isabelle Nicol will talk about at- ers performing at these events. There To put these policies into action, the Zoning By-law needs to be updated. In some review tracting bees and birds to a garden. Everyone is wel- is no admission charge to attend these areas, changes to existing Secondary Plans will also be made to permit the zoning updates to come to attend although non-members are asked to Friday music evenings, although early proceed. pay a small attendance fee. Annual memberships are arrival is recommended for the best How will this affect me? also available for purchase at the meeting. seating. Zoning affects how land can be used on both public and private properties. It regulates things



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like types of housing, shops, schools, industries, as well as building heights and building densities. The right zoning will make sure our streets and neighbourhoods develop in ways that encourage vibrant, liveable places for all to enjoy.


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Zoning changes will provide greater certainty for residents, developers, businesses and others, about what to expect when it comes to future development in the review areas. Learn more about the project and view maps of the review areas at

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You may also e-mail your question or comment to, phone 3-1-1 or attend a Public Information Session: Central - June 17 4 to 8 p.m. City Hall, Jean Pigott Hall, Main Floor 110 Laurier Avenue West

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