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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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