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City of Ottawa Council Meeting: August 28, 2013 The Kanata Chamber of Commerce is the largest independent business organization in West Ottawa, representing... more
Casino
governance
sole sourcing
Competitive process
OLG
RFP
City of Ottawa decision making processes
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Kanata Chamber of Commerce
Eugene Melnyk
How City Council has handled the Casino affair should not be a surprise to citizens. We had a foretaste of it under the former Council when they abruptly... more
Casino
Lansdowne Live
governance
City of Ottawa
Eugene Melnyk
Marianne Wilkinson
Kent Kirpatrick
Ottawa
This could have all been avoided if the City had conducted proper public consultations at the very beginning. An honest approach is always the best. I really... more
Casino
governance
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
FEDCO
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Dear Ottawa residents, By now, citizens of Ottawa are aware of Ottawa's next boondoggle - the Mayor's desperate search for not one but two casinos -... more
Casino
Public consultation
governance
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Lansdowne Live
Election 2014
Dear Mayor Watson & Ottawa City Council, In a very short while you will all be asked an important question with respect to the possibility of a second... more
 
By OTAG
August 22, 2013
Casino
Ottawa casino
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Ottawa
gambling
addiction
Municipal revenue
I’ve made this argument so many times, many times on your site (The Bulldog), but here it is again in point form: Casinos promote gambling and are a vice.... more
Casino
Downtown casino
Ottawa casino
Ottawa
gambling
Vice
Capital of Canada
Jim Watson
Ken Gray
Bulldog blog
Rideau-Carleton Raceway
Public consultation
Windsor
governance
Ontario Liberal Party
OLG
Jobs
Economic Development
small business
Entertainment
This is really good news! The final paragraph in the Mayor's motion is exactly what I said in my presentation to Council on the casino last Fall: BE IT FURTHER... more
Casino
Economic Development
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Tim Tierney
David Chernushenko
Scott Moffat
Diane Deans
Matthieu Fleury
Interesting to see how Mayor Watson is framing this issue, knowing full well that many Ottawa residents oppose his desire for a downtown casino. I certainly do... more
Casino
OLG
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
gambling
addiction
Dwight Duncan
Some info for you Ken, apparently public feedback from residents in Ward 9 (Nepean) indicates most people are opposed to a downtown Casino, preferring instead... more
 
April 11, 2013
Casino
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
OLG
Jim Watson
Restaurants
Tourism
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
Casino
Public consultation
governance
Jim Watson
Joanne Chianello
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
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
Casino
Public consultation
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Jim Watson
OLG