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I just returned last night from three days of training in Chicago by Al Gore for the Climate Reality project. In traveling there (car pooling in a Prius), it... more
Climate Reality Project
climate change
Energy East pipeline
Oil pipeline
Rail transportation
Stephen Harper
Canada
Ottawa
Enbridge
Gas prices
No, it shouldn't have. Some players require a more personal 1-on-1 approach. Your much beloved long-time captain, future Hall of Famer and hopefully senior... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Bryan Murray
Detroit Red Wings
Ottawa
NHL
Free Agency
Hockey
Its a waste of taxpayer money for the City to continue with this plan despite the NCC's objections. The City is behind their timeline because they haven't,... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
taxes
Richmond Underground
NCC
City of Ottawa
Keith Egli
Russell Mills
Jackie Holtzman
From an WLRT online discussion on the Citizen.com... I think it can be done Michael. I know the City says it can't but I've seen it work in Europe and in... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Carling Ave. LRT option
Carling Ave. City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Federal Government
Kids don't cross where you want them to cross, that's why the parents are concerned. As a teacher I know. It doesn't matter where the kids are from, all kids... more
Safe school crossings
Traffic
Intensification
OCDSB
Children
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Kathleen Wynne
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
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
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
This is really good news! The final paragraph in the Mayor's motion is exactly what I said in my presentation to Council on the casino last Fall: BE IT FURTHER... more
Casino
Economic Development
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Tim Tierney
David Chernushenko
Scott Moffat
Diane Deans
Matthieu Fleury
Ken, Councillor Blais should be applauded for having the courage to touch the “third-rail” of politics across Ontario: road pricing. You regularly excoriate... more
Ken Gray
Stephen Blais
Property Taxes
Road Toll
Kevin O'Donnell
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
It certainly isn’t as simple as Councillors or the Planning Department being “in the pocket of the developer.” There seems to be a combination of things that... more
Planning
Development
Corruption
governance
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
Peter Hume
Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)
Official Plan
Campaign donations
Community Design Plan
Jay Baltz
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
Excellent letter! Its really sad Staff won’t consider Carling as an option for the Western LRT route because it achieves all of their objectives. It will get... more
Light Rail Transit
Western LRT route
Carling Ave.
Richmond Underground
Transportation
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Councillor Egli
FEDCO
Personal attacks against anyone is bullying. If you have a problem with their policy then state it, don't diminish someone personally just because you don't... more
Political Attack ads
elections
Bullying
Stephen Harper
Justin Trudeau
Canada
At what cost? How much will it cost to build a tunnel under Richmond Rd? Without a proper business plan for each option there is no way to compare them. Its... more
Western LRT route
Light Rail Transit
Carling Ave. LRT option
Ottawa
City of Ottawa

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