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Rob Dekker | February 10, 2019 | in Open
Sunday February 10th, Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer sent a letter to Prime Minister calling to waive solicitor-client relationship priviledge in respect to SNC-Lavalin.  He also called for the Prime Minister to waive all rights to confidentiality in respect of communication to or from the Prime Minister or any member of his staff (previous or... More
Glen Gower | February 5, 2019 | in Open
Today is the first day and it's a cold one. - 20C and -30 windchill. I'm heading to the GRC on Route 62 to begin a busy day of ward meetings. I'll be meeting my team there and we'll be carpooling to a series of meetings in the ward. Watch for a video blog each weekday during Februrary, and some tweets during my commute at @glengower
Jason Arbour | February 2, 2019 | in Blog Post
Aboriginal title and the concept was foreign to many indigenous people before European contact. Generally, indigenous people acknowledged their own customary legal order, peace agreements between nation's and the nature of distinctive villages and encampments across our mother land "Onowarekeh" (Turtle Island). Some indigenous tribes, bands and... More
Edward Farnworth | December 17, 2018 | in Rant
  The Ontario PC Government recently introduced Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. Part of the Bill would allow municipalities to create “open for business” zoning bylaws. The bill will allow municipalities to bypass numerous existing pieces of legislation including The Greenbelt Act, which protects a large swath of land in... More

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City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Transportation
Transit
LRT
OSEG
Bayview Yards
Stadium study
CFL
Football
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City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Carling Ave.
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Marianne Wilkinson
LRT
Transportation
Transit
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Development
Ottawa River Parkway
NCC
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Casino
Public consultation
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Jim Watson
OLG
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Intensification
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City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
Zoning
amalgamation
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Cycling
Cycling safety
segregated bike lanes
Laurier Avenue
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
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Nepean
Merivale Arena
Howard Darwin
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Public consultation
renaming public institutions
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Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
sole sourcing
RFP
Competitive bidding
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David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward
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Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
CFRA
Mark Sutfcliffe
Competitive bidding
RFP
Larry O'Brien
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Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Lansdowne Live
governance
Public consultation
Development
City of Ottawa
sole sourcing
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City of Ottawa
James OGrady
OC Transpo
Ottawa
bus drivers
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2010 Ottawa Municipal Election
amalgamation
Borough Council
community
governance
James O'Grady Campaign
Nepean
Voice
Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale
City of Ottawa
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City of Ottawa
CN
Glens Community Association
James O'Grady
Knoxdale-Merivale
Nepean
Ottawa
The Glens
Via Rail
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Barrhaven
Communities of Common Interest
community
electoral boundaries
electoral districts
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Manotick
Nepean
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