Zibi Gives Back For Earth Day

When you’re building the most sustainable community on Earth, one of your biggest priorities has to be open, beautiful green space. We love trees, flowers, and native plants of all types! That’s why this Earth Day, we’re bringing even more green to the National Capital Region by giving out 3000 free tree saplings. To claim… Read more »

Spirit of #zibibike

Thank you for all the feedback we’ve received to date on our #zibibike campaign. We love biking as much as you do. In fact, one of our development principles was to create one of the bike-friendliest communities in the world. The spirit of the campaign is to grow and encourage biking and bike culture in… Read more »

Is Better Urban Design The Key To Health?

Can good urban design give us happier, healthier lives? Have you ever noticed how many neighbourhoods were designed with cars in mind, rather than people? Narrow sidewalks (often made worse by Ottawa and Gatineau’s icy winters) and sprawling communities make it challenging to get around without a car, putting pedestrians and cyclists on the back… Read more »


What does Windmill propose for this site?

Wedged between Chaudière Falls and Victoria Island, the old Domtar industrial lands presents an opportunity to restore a historically-rich, but currently contaminated and abandoned industrial space into a vibrant, bustling, eco-community.

Zibi rendering of residential and commerical buildings

Windmill and Dream launch Zibi, one of the world’s most sustainable communities, in the hearts of the national capital region

Ottawa, February 24, 2015 – Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. (TSX:DRM), today announced details of one of Canada’s largest urban renewal master-planned projects, the revitalization of the industrial lands on the Chaudière and Albert Islands, and the downtown Gatineau riverfront. To be known as Zibi (#ZibiIsHere), Windmill and Dream’s redevelopment of the 40-acre… Read more »