Letters

It's time for some common sense to be applied to the westerly extension of the Transitway. The City is obsessed with not routing the LRT down Carling Avenue... more
Light Rail Transit
Carling Avenue
Ottawa West
LRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Commuting
Transit
Dear Ottawa media, If I wanted to go to the former “lynx” stadium for a few hours of baseball I would gladly spend the money. I loved watching games with... more
Property Taxes
Ottawa's baseball stadium
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Kent Kirkpatrick
In the Interest of the Seventh Generation There is a tradition in some societies, whenever decisions are being made, to consider the interests of the next... more
 
Letter type:
June 14, 2013
Sustainability
responsibility
hope
humility
potential
Prince of Wales Bridge: Why Isn't This a Bikeway To The Mayor and Members Of Ottawa City Council The Following was published on my blog The Fifth column here:... more
bike paths
Cycling
Prince of Wales Bridge
Jim Watson
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Dear Editor, I was very pleased to read in the paper this morning (http://bit.ly/11iFnfJ) that the Federal Government has approved the importation of two... more
Parasitic wasps
Emerald Ash Borer
Ash trees
Urban Forest
Tree canopy
Health
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
CFIA
Hi—I'm Franke James. If you watched my video pitch you know I'm an artist and author—and that I got smacked down by Canada's Harper government for speaking up... more
climate change
Freedom of speech
Oil sands
Canada
Government of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
governance
Franke James
Art
Activist
Friends, This Wednesday, Ottawa City Council will vote on whether to reduce the amount of oversight on Lansdowne's redevelopment. The proposal is that from now... more
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
sole sourcing
Development
Ottawa
OSEG
Minto
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
FEDCO
University of Ottawa 2013 UOgrad Program, 200 pages!, is printed on virgin paper! C'mon Allan Rock & Michaelle Jean, how about a little sustainability... more
Sustainable printing
e-printing
University of Ottawa
Ottawa
climate change
Allan Rock
Michaelle Jean
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
 
Letter type:
June 10, 2013
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
Dear Ottawa residents, Did you know that Ottawa City Council, including the Mayor and non elected officials, are exempt and not accountable for most of their... more
 
Letter type:
June 8, 2013
Accountability
governance
City of Ottawa
Ontario Municipal Act
City Council

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It is said that repeating the same thing over again and expecting a different outcome is the definition of insanity.  So, having been caught red-handed in... more
cdnpoli
elxn2019
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party
SNC-Lavalin
SNC-Lavalin scandal
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Workplace harrassment
Pollution from fossil fuels in Canada continues to grow by staggering amounts, with the oilsands sector alone responsible for more carbon pollution than all of... more
climate change
Oilsands
National Observer
cdnpoli
Listen in on Jody Wilson-Raybould's telephone conversation with Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick regarding the Defered Prosecution Agreement for SNC-Lavalin...
SNC-Lavalin scandal
cdnpoli
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Michael Wernick
Names are a combination of words by which a person, place, thing, or any object of thought is labeled. The Name 'Ottawa' and its origins are of the Algonquian... more
First Nations
Origins
Ottawa
Algonquin
Iroquois
Outaouais
Anishnabeg
Ojibwa
Pottawatomie
Mowhawk
Ottcity
ottpoli