The new building opened in 2005 and was named after Garry J. Armstrong, a former Commissioner of Homes for the Aged with the Regional Municipality of Ottawa–Carleton. Armstrong worked and volunteered in the field of “care for the aged” for many decades. In addition to municipal employment, he was at various times president of the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors, United Way Ottawa and Unitarian House, as well as serving on multiple non-profit boards related to the needs of seniors.
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Go here for a brief outline of historic Lowertown and the mandate of the Heritage committee.