The Ottawa Citizen has taken up the case of the Dunvargon Building controversy which has resulted in the closing of Ottawa Street in Almonte. Read more at

Chris Loosemore, 44, has spent nine years repairing this former church on Main Street in Almonte. Three weeks ago, the municipality slapped up protective fencing, closing the street, citing a safety hazard from the 22-metre tower.

Photograph by: Kelly Egan , The Ottawa Citizen