Photo: Future Shopping Centre


I have seen the future, and it is a strip mall.
Future Shopping Centre
Terry Fox Drive, across from Cope Road.  The field is bordered by Terry Fox and Fernbank. Photo by Glen Gower.

See also: Ottawa Shopping Guide
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Glen Gower

Glen is the owner and founder of He lives in Stittsville, one of Ottawa's most exciting suburbs.


5 Responses

  1. Ross Brown says:

    What makes this sign so sad is the lovely landscape with the farm in the background. What was that farm producing and where will the food from the shopping centre come from?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Yeah and this area's farmland has already been overrun by housing developments. It's wayyy too crowded already (I used to live in "new" Bridlewood). I actually moved to Stittsville to avoid the eventual annoyance of all of this poorly planned development.

  3. G says:

    Thanks Ross & Anonymous for the comments. Another thing: "Smart Centres" is the company behind this mall, but I'm betting that the development won't be very smart.

  4. x-ine says:

    I dislike this sign and their intentions. Do we really need yet ANOTHER mall in the Ottawa/Kanata area? For reals.

  5. Nice place it seems. This type of shopping destination I have seen in the army canteen. There a lot of products with a huge discount of around 50% makes the excitement double. Its just in a place like this.

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