Public consultation

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There is no doubt that there are significant differences between the public and private sectors…and not only in purchasing. Private industry works to survive.... more
How Ottawa budgets The City of Ottawa has recently made efforts to make municipal budgeting somewhat less mysterious.  On June 24, 2015, the City Treasurer... more
2015 Municipal Budget
City of Ottawa
Public consultation
Mayor Jim Watson
Ottawa
I recall a number of conversations in recent years between FCA members on what it would take to allow communities to fully engage in the process to which I'm... more
Developer Ambassadors
Planning
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Hall
Public consultation
community
community based planning
Ottawa
Dear Jim, It was a pleasant surprise, at last week's environmental debate, to hear you commit to bringing in a site alteration by-law -- a Council promise... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
greenspace
Public consultation
Public engagement
Jim Watson
Mike Maguire
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson Members of Ottawa City Council Gentlemen and Ladies: On December 11, Council will consider the proposed Public Engagement Strategy which was... more
Public engagement
Public consultation
City of Ottawa policy
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
Ottawa
Public engagement and consultation is a topic we take very seriously. The FCA has public engagement in civic affairs as its first objective in its by-laws. In... more
Public engagement
Public consultation
City of Ottawa policy
Policy
Ottawa
City Council
FEDCO
FCA
Bob Brocklebank
Mr. Mayor, Councillors, My name is James O’Grady. I am the President of Unpublished Media Inc. and a resident of Ward 9 in Nepean. I am here today to speak to... more
Public consultation
Public engagement
City of Ottawa policy
FEDCO
Jiim Watson
Ottawa
governance
The following is what was provided to the City of Ottawa Planner as feedback for a new City initiative presented at a public meeting Nov 18, 2013. This... more
Intensification
Intensification in Kanata
Public consultation
Poor public consultation
Kanata
Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Planning
Dear Editor, The special meeting of the City of Ottawa's Planning Committee last Friday was remarkable on two accounts, both pointing to a failure of our... more
Official Plan Review
Planning
democracy
Public consultation
city planning
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
There were some amusing moments at the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee meeting on Thursday.  Such as chair, Doug Thompson’s suggestion that Ottawa’s... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
living with wildlife
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
Doug Thompson
The public consultation format Calgary used to spend the $52 Million is the same approach I recommended during the Lansdowne Live public consultation debacle... more
Public consultation
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Naheed Nenshi
Ottawa
Calgary
governance
Mark Sutcliffe
CFRA
Lansdowne Live
Its unbelievable really. The more criticism the Mayor receives for his lack of transparency and consultation, the worse he gets. The criticism is justified... more
Jim Watson
governance
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Baseball stadium
Decision making
City Policy
City of Ottawa public consultation Policy
City of Ottawa public consultation Guidelines
Mayor Watson’s comments yesterday regarding people who argue in favour of ‘Process’ as being something people do when the they lose an argument is one of the... more
Jim Watson
governance
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Due process
Robocall scandal
Bullying
Supression
Municipal politics
The public consultations on Public Consultation the City put on last month were underwhelming to say the least. They got it wrong, right out of the gate.... more
Public consultation
governance
democracy
Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
City Hall
Collective Intelligence
Education
Communication
High Tech
Open Government

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