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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
After eight years away from City Hall, I returned to watch the debate over the three record heights proposed for buildings close to the new transit stop in... more
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
OttVote
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Clive Doucet
Hintonburg
mayor
Ottawa Citizen
On June 19, Ottawans woke up to some bad news. Ford had just gutted the GreenON program, the province’s program for helping people save money on energy through... more
Environment
climate change
OttVote
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Ottawa City Council
Ottawa, June 7—The birth of Direct Democracy in Canada is taking place today with the launch of Unpublished.vote, a voting tool and forum dedicated to... more
unpublished.vote
Unpublished.Cafe
Direct Democracy
James O'Grady
Ed Hand
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The Green Bin was supposed to be for disposing of compostable waste – organic matter, kitchen wastes, yard waste and a list of other acceptable items such as... more
Environment
dogs
OrgaWorld contract
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Mayor Jim Watson
In a decision on 16 February, the Canadian Transportation Agency (part of the Federal Court system) gave the City of Ottawa two choices. It must take the steps... more
Moose Passenger Rail
City of Ottawa
Transportation
Prince of Wales Bridge
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Mayor Jim Watson
Keith Egli
This week’s developments on the light-rail transit file have left me pondering questions about core roles and responsibilities in our democratic system. Much... more
LRT
City of Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
2018 Municipal Budget
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Tobi Nussbaum
governance
democracy
Dear Mr. Dumont, Let me share some 'settler' logic with you: When you attack the messenger you discredit yourself and you make it clear to everyone reading it ... more
First Nations
Jason Arbour
Mohawk
Algonquin Anishinaabeg
Algonquin land claims
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Albert Dumont
cdnpoli
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It's November - the days are getting shorter and colder and that only means it is budget time in the city of Ottawa. The annual winners and losers report --... more
2018 Municipal Budget
Ottcity
Mayor Jim Watson
2018 Municipal Election
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Despite several complaints under the Police Services Act (PSA) lodged with the OCPC against the conduct of the Ottawa Police Services Board (OPSB) Chair, Eli... more
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Services Board
Eli El-Chantiry
Ottawa
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There's lots of talk about how Mayor Watson (Ottawa) and mayors of other Canadian cities, are 'singing for the colonel" with the hopes of their city being... more
Jobs
Ottawa
power of mayors
citizens rights
Jim Watson
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amazon
Brian Mulroney
Bernie Swain
Defining Leadership
Chicago Tribune
Robert McCormick
Baid Comeau
Quebec
New York Daily News
Chicago
New York
Ottawa Citizen - Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: Your recent Editorial on infrastructure funding ("No to higher taxes ...", Ottawa Citizen, Aug. 23, 2017)... more
Municipal Infrastructure
Property Taxes
User fees
ONPoli
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(Ottawa): “Citizens want the Environmental Assessment (EA) process fixed before the Liberal government approves any more dumps,” says GPO leader Mike Schreiner... more
Waste management
Ontario Liberal Party
Public consultation
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Ottawa – The City of Ottawa wants your input on the projects, policies, programs and services that affect your daily life. From open houses to workshops and... more
Public consultation
Cycling
Planning
Marketing
Food
Health
Ottcity
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