Sens could follow Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment’s example and re-purpose Kanata’s Canadian Tire Centre into a giant 650,000 sf super store complete with its own 7,000 vehicle parking lot. Photo above shows the 2011 opening of an 85,000 sf Loblaw store at a reconditioned Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. More at, https://www.blogto.com/city/2011/11/new_loblaws_unveiled_at_maple_leaf_gardens/
Fotenn planner Ted Fobert is relatively optimistic about Kanata’s future and so am I. Read more here, https://stittsvillecentral.ca/sens-move-to-downtown-would-create-opportunity-for-kanatastittsville-says-planner/
@ profbruce @ quantum_entity
Postscript: one of the unfortunate byproducts of the failure to fully implement the original plan for West Terrace (now Kanata West Concept Plan) is the lack of walkability as evidenced by this fact: no sidewalks are planned by MTO (Ministry for Transportation Ontario) on Huntmar’s overpass until 2026, https://stittsvillecentral.ca/update-no-sidewalks-planned-for-huntmar-bridge-until-2026/
As result, its walkability score? 0
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