Second City, Second Metro: Nepean Hydro “provides superior administration by retaining a local interest and identity.”

Nepean Hydro was made possible by years of organization and advocacy and became a reality in 1964. The new utility was not about to voluntarily fold. Image: Hyd...

Second City, Second Metro: Cumberland Council Seeks Divorce From Prescott and Russell

Cumberland Township’s Council looked over the border to Gloucester and wanted a new relationship. Image: Excerpt from Archives of Ontario, RG 1-100-0-0-41...

Second City, Second Metro: Carleton County “is a form of regional government”

Carleton County officers in 1956. Image: City of Ottawa Archives, CA036364. Carleton County Council, as the representative body most geographically aligned with...

Second City, Second Metro: Parish of Bearbrook Joins the Chorus

Trinity, Bearbrook Anglican Parish on Russell Road. Image: Google Maps, May 2018. Bearbrook Parish in Cumberland Township joined the existing chorus of township...

Second City, Second Metro: Eastview Planning Board – “[Eastview] feels more like a family”

The Eastview Planning Board wanted to keep it this way. Image: Muséoparc Vanier. When it came to discussions about what a Metropolitan or Regional Government wo...