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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
There seems to be a rash of folks with chain saws ready to cut every ash tree in Ottawa. Large trees are valuable green infrastructure, as they cool in the... more
TreeAzin
Ash trees
green infrastructure
Ottawa
Environment
Urban canopy
BioForest
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
How can Mayor Watson think Ottawa City Hall is open and accessible when they don’t even provide written meeting minutes anymore? Ie. There are no written... more
Open Government
Jim Watson
Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
Public consultation
Lobbyist Registry
Advisory committees
Meeting minutes
If my experience in Toronto living in a highrise condo is any example, I would say that highrises sterilize the environment in which they are located. They... more
Development
Skyscrapers
Condos
Ottawa
Downtown Ottawa
Sterile environment
Urban wildlife
Parks
Life
The right answer to any question can only be obtained when all of the stakeholders are included in the decision making process. The community is a stakeholder... more
 
February 26, 2013
governance
community
Lowertown
Ottawa
I’m not so sure about that. Renewal can’t happen if there is no change in personnel. These are the people who were responsible for many of the mistakes the... more
Ontario Liberal Party
Kathryn Wynne
Ontario
Politics
Dalton McGuinty
It was nice the Mayor could fit us in to his busy schedule yesterday. By all accounts, the General Burns Cup was a big success as was the rest of the Hockey... more
Communities
Community events
Jim Watson
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Hockey Day
Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale
Ward 9
Knoxdale-Merivale
Nepean
KMC
Trend-Arlington
General Burns
If that’s the case then they obviously have no imagination because the potential economic upside to redeveloping Carling Ave. is far greater than Byron simply... more
Light Rail Transit
Transportation
Carling Ave.
Merivale Rd.
Westgate
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Doing something right, even if it means upturning the road for construction temporarily, is better than making a 100 year mistake. It wouldn’t be the first... more
Light Rail Transit
Transportation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Byron Ave.
Westboro
Carling Ave.
Interesting result yesterday for sure. I agree with you that its likely the Liberals will lose the next election. However, I think the election of Wynne as... more
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal Party Leadership Contest
elections
Ontario
Teachers
Dalton McGuinty
Laurel Broten
Bob Chiarelli
Yasir Naqvi
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Liberal Party of Ontario
NDP
Green Party of Ontario
The only thing that should be developed at Bayview is the new football/soccer stadium because of its access to mass transit (4-way rail link). I agree that... more
Innovation
Technology
Bayview Yards
Film and Television production
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
governance
Social Media
I’m leaning toward Marc Garneau. Trudeau has been weak on policy so far which will kill him in an election. Someday I think he will be worthy of the Liberal... more
Justin Trudeau
Marc Garneau
Liberal Party of Canada
Liberal Party Leadership Contest
elections
Canada
We need the complete LRT plan for Ottawa, if not Gatineau as well, built yesterday. But, unfortunately we don’t have the money to build both a downtown tunnel... more
LRT
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Mark Sutcliffe
Transportation
I downloaded a series of century maps starting in 0 AD a few years ago when I was teaching history. Maps like this show quite clearly that the story of... more
History
Maps
Self determination
Europe
Asia

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