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Damian Piper | December 27, 2021 | in Published
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The Fulcrum is the University of Ottawa's legendary English newspaper.  The Ottawa Beaver Killings, is an investigative podcast from The Fulcrum Radio Show. Every year, the City of Ottawa traps and kills beavers. How many beavers do they kill?  Well, the city doesn't seem to know how many beavers are actually killed, but what we do know is the... More
Angela Keller-Herzog | December 19, 2021 | in Op-Ed
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Mayor Jim Watson’s announced departure means that his lock-grip on committees and votes comes to an end. Suddenly new future pathways and new choices are opening up for Ottawa.  But are Ottawans ready to step up? Voter turn-out in the 2018 municipal election was only 42.5% -- far behind voter turn out for provincial and federal elections. With... More
Glenn Grignon | December 13, 2021 | in Announcement
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Sandy Hill Housing Co-op and ByTowne Cinema  present the Ottawa premiere of My Mom’s Co-op   The Sandy Hill Housing Co-op is pleased to present the Ottawa premiere of My Mom's Co-op  (La coop de ma mère) on Monday, December 13 at 6:45 p.m. at the ByTowne Cinema.  Written and directed by Quebec filmmaker Ève Lamont, this charming, heartwarming film... More
Daniel Buckles | December 4, 2021 | in Open
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Ottawa, November 26, 2021 Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing College Park 17th Floor, 777 Bay St. Toronto, ON, M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Clark, Ottawa City Council approved a new Official Plan on October 27th, 2021. It now comes to you and your office for review and final approval.  This letter, from an alliance of 21 well-... More

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