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I’m gay. There – I said it; or rather, wrote it. Those two words took me almost four decades to utter, but as they say, “Better late than never.’’ As I look... more
 
August 17, 2019
City Hall belongs to you. City Hall is your building. Council members work for the public and should be tasked with putting the needs of the people first over... more
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Ottawa
City Council
Development
The lack of transparency at City Hall makes it very difficult to ever know exactly what’s going on in any project. An announcement of a billion dollar over-run... more
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OSEG
Landsdowne Park
Healthcare
Transparency
  Read below: Jim Watson's letter to Christine Elliot regarding supervised injection sites. 
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ONPoli
opioid crisis
A few days ago, a stunning 1.4 million children walked out of class in 2,233 cities and towns in 128 countries to protest lack of action by governments,... more
climate change
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Ottawa
Greta Thunberg
fridayforfuture
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
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It seems clear that the SNC Lavalin bid for the LRT II contract did not satisfy the technical qualifications.  If they had staff would have said so. So what’s... more
LRT
SNC-Lavalin scandal
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When Jody Wilson-Raybould stood up for her principles and the rule of law for all, not the rule of law by exception, she gave city councilors, communities and... more
Ottawa official plan
Ottcity
Clive Doucet
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community issues
City of Ottawa
NCC-CCN
Planning
developers
The video can be viewed here;  https://twitter.com/ottawahealth/status/1096524552266440704
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anti-smoking
Jeff Leiper
Ottcity
When I raised my concerns, I wasn’t seeking to single anyone out (on the contrary, I sought to have the entire list of potential public board members sent back... more
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public transit
OCTranspo
climate change
Gender Equality
(Ottawa) – Today, Jim Watson presented the draft 2019 City of Ottawa budget. The most notable aspect of this budget is what it did not say. In Jim Watson’s... more
Mayor Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
2019 Municipal Budget
Ecology Ottawa
climate change
Environment
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Aboriginal title and the concept was foreign to many indigenous people before European contact. Generally, indigenous people acknowledged their own customary... more
Indian land claims
Indigenous land claims
First Nations treaties
Chaudière Falls
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
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My opinion of the tunnel and its extensions has always been it is too expensive, (8 billion), too difficult to build (cave ins) and too long to make happen (20... more
City of Ottawa
Development
LRT Rail
Housing
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Commuting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) - Incumbent mayoral candidate Jim Watson has declined to attend an upcoming all-candidates’ debate on... more
Jim Watson
Ecology Ottawa
2018 Municipal Election
debate
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Many growing cities approaching 1.5 million people introduce a regional rail service. Toronto introduced regional rail in 1967, with the Go Train system. The... more
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Municipal election
Clive Doucet
Transit

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