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The communications advice you give to OC Transpo is the pre-social media approach to public relations. The idea of modern communications is not to hide... more
Ken, the real driving force in gambling these days is online gambling as I wrote on your blog last week.
The economic benefits will be the same at Rideau-... more
I am a football fan. I count myself amoung them. My friends are football fans, a number of them drive pickup trucks and vans for work purposes as well... more
If we want to build a sustainable City then redeveloping Carling Ave., a street that desperately needs to be revitalized, is a perfect candidate for Light Rail... more
The way the Mayor has positioned the debate with only one day of feedback and debate, it is unlikely FEDCO will say no to a casino in Ottawa. However, I... more
Bring on the debate!
Bob Bricklebank is right, It’s time fix the mess that is amalgamation by bringing the zoning bylaws inline with the Official Plan because... more
I am writing a quick note to say that I support segregated bike lanes in Ottawa. I believe they are necessary in order to ensure the safety of cyclists in... more
I agree with both Jeff Darwin, Howard Darwin's son, and with Ottawa Citizen journalist Kelly Egan, on their assessment of the renaming of Merivale arena.
As Mr... more
Dear Mr. Mayor, City Councillors and the Media,
I don't believe it matters whether the Lansdowne Partnership Plan is a good idea or not, the process that has... more
NIMBY. Not In My Back Yard. It’s a potent label, convenient for dismissing local residents’ concerns and marginalizing people who want what’s best for their... more
Dear Mayor O'Brien and City Councilors,
My name is James O'Grady and I am one of the creators of LetsGetItRight.ca. I am writing to you today for the second... more
Of all the issues at play in our town today, one of the biggest is the proposed redevelopment of Lansdowne Park.
But the proposal being circulated to... more
Just like everyone else in Ottawa, I was shocked an OC Transpo bus driver would berate and threaten a passenger the way the driver did who was fired earlier... more
I am running for City Council in Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale because I believe Ottawa has the potential to be a great city—A sustainable city! Prosperous and... more
I was disappointed to hear and then read in today's paper about what transpired in the Glens community over the last week. It is, unfortunately, another... more
The suburban hotel ballroom was packed with more than 400 conservative activists, college students and curious reporters. On stage, a bespectacled... more
Do as I say and not as I do seems to be the message from Ottawa Police Services Board chair, Eli El-Chantiry.
I received an interesting screen capture of his... more
Former Ontario PC candidate and Ottawa Citizen columnist Randall Denley borrowed a play from the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) playbook in his column today... more
Canada and the US did away with race-based immigration policies, and immigration policies based on national origin or religion, in the 1960s. That's the way... more