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Board gets heat over plan to turn field into parking


October 8, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
Parents, students and community members band together to oppose a plan to turn a playing field into a parking lot.

Oct. 9, 2019 – The Ottawa area’s public school board wants to pave paradise and put in a parking lot, but plans to pave over a well used school sports field to add more parking is being met with some strong opposition. Parents, students and the community at large oppose the proposed 61-space parking lot, suggesting children will be left with little room to play.

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