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Several days after Council voted to go the Auditor General route to investigate the LRT project, I was interviewed on a radio talk show and at the end of the... more
Bob Chiarelli
Brian Guest
LRT
Ottawa City Hall
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This week Rideau-Goulbourn (to be renamed Rideau-Jock) Ward Councillor Scott Moffat announced he would not be running for re-election in next years Ottawa... more
Scott Moffatt
Tim Tierney
Jim Watson
Alan Hubley
Keith Egli
Mathieu Fleury
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Well, the hammer has been lifted, it hasn’t come down yet, but it might do that very soon.  The hammer is the province withholding $60M for LRT Phase 1.  Why... more
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LRT
Ottawa City Council
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Where Will Our Food Come From? A cow paddock in Riverside South, within the catchment area of two transit stations of the Phase II Light Rail System, will... more
Ottawa official plan
Local food
Ottcity
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Students, parents, grandparents, RBC clients, and citizens concerned about climate change will protest at RBC offices across Canada on Friday, October 29. The... more
banks. finance
climate crisis
RBC
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Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen): With the resignation of Kanata North Councillor Jenna Sudds upon her election to Parliament, City Council must fill her seat and... more
City Council
By-election
Kanata North
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Ottawa
Further comments related to the City of Ottawa's proposed new Official Plan.  See PDF below to read or download the text. 
Ottawa official plan
Development
Ottcity
Ottawa
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Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen), Jon Willing's article on the City's recent mapping of neighbourhoods as part of its Official Plan review (Maps illustrate... more
Official Plan
FCA
Intensification
Ottcity
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Report and analysis by Daniel Buckles (Champlain Park) and Pat Turk (Mechanicsville) On 26 July 2021 Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna, Chief Whiteduck from... more
NCC
City of Ottawa
Foreign Embassies
green space
Parks
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Scott Moffat
Tobi Nussbaum
Glen Gower
Jim Watson
Catherine McKenna
"Introduction: Municipal governments are often described as the level of government most accessible to its citizens, the government whose services touch... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ottawa
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"Two years ago, in a report to the City of Ottawa’s Corporate Services & Economic Development Committee and City Council, I prepared an analysis of the... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal elections
Ottawa
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"In the 2003 municipal election for the City of Ottawa’s 22 council seats (Mayor plus 21 ward councillors) a remarkable thing happened: every incumbent... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
municipal election finances
Ottawa
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The city’s draft of its new Official Plan (OP) presents an overall positive, and at times ambitious, vision for our city’s evolution over the next few... more
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Planning
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Shawn Menard
  Ottawa, ON, April 30, 2021 -- The  Alexandra Bridge Coalition proposes that the Alexandra Bridge be retained for its national heritage value and significance... more
Alexandra Bridge
Heritage Ottawa
Sustainability
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My name is Jason (Rotisken:rakehte) Arbour, I am Indigenous to the Ottawa-Gatineau region of Canada. I have been appointed Rotisken:rakehte by my immediate... more
Kaniengehaga of Kana:tso
Kana:tso
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Chaudière Falls
National Capital
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