Author Archives: Ken Gray

Send In The Auditors At National Gallery

The National Gallery of Canada needs a good combing by federal auditors. — This is not how travel expenses are supposed to work. National Gallery of Canada director Marc Mayer rolled up travel and hospitality expenses of $34,000 over the … Continue reading

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Canadians Get It On Oil

Canadians have been doing their homework on the transportation of petroleum products. After a series of fires and explosions on Canadian rail cars, people have decided that rail is not the way to move oil … to the tune of … Continue reading

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Suburban Planning Session On Tap

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: A Councillors’ Forum will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 to define and discuss planning and development issues for new suburban communities in Ottawa. Councillors from the suburban wards of … Continue reading

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Just Get The Train Signals Working

Via Rail has created a website to detail its repair options and other safety measures in south Ottawa where an OC Transpo-Via Rail train crash near Woodroffe Avenue north of Barrhaven claimed six lives.

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FULL LOCAL: Latest Ottawa News

Full Local brings you the best in Ottawa news, information and opinion from the city’s news sites and blogs – all in real time. Full Local‘s content changes minute-by-minute. When there’s something happening in Ottawa, you’ll get it first in Full … Continue reading

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FULL CANADIAN: Breaking National News

Read Full Canadian for the latest, breaking national news from the best sources in the country. Full Canadian runs in real time so you get news as it happens. Get the best Canadian news in one place.

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No Rail Tampering Good News

Everyone in Ottawa should be relieved that sabotage has been ruled out in the problems with rail-line signals in south Ottawa. At one of these crossings on the Transitway at Woodroffe Avenue last September six people were killed when an … Continue reading

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Windmill Seeks Rezoning For Domtar Lands

This is a release from Windmill Developments: Windmill Submits Rezoning Application for Domtar Lands Ottawa, April 22, 2014 – Windmill Development Group today took the next step in its plans to transform the industrial brownfield site on Chaudière and Albert … Continue reading

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Stay Off The Grass

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The City of Ottawa is asking residents, rental contract holders and organizers of large public events to please stay off ball diamonds, sports fields and general turf areas at the City’s … Continue reading

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Arts Court Site Update

This is a memo from city clerk Rick O’Connor concerning the new Arts Court site. To read the memo, click on the highlighted words below:

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Cancer And Your Genes

This is a release from Carleton University: Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth and invasion, among other traits. Genetic instability plays a prominent role in cancer by increasing the chance of accumulating cancer mutations. Many … Continue reading

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POLITICS AND GOSSIP: The Latest On Everything

Read the cutting-edge information on politics, trends, gossip and most everything else on Politics and Gossip. It’s the No. 1 way to remain current on insider political knowledge, journalism, trends and the latest gossip. Come back again and again because it’s … Continue reading

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POLITICS JAM: Latest And Best Canadian Opinion

Politics Jam on Bulldog Canadian brings together the best Canadian columnists and opinion-makers all in one place and in real time. Come back again and again. It changes with new articles minute-by-minute. Politics Jam is below:

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PLANET OPINION: Top International Commentary

Read what the most respected international opinion-makers are saying. Planet Opinion changes in real time giving you the latest in international commentary. It updates all day and night. Planet Opinion begins below:

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CITY VOTE ’14

Here is a compendium of Bulldog Ottawa stories covering the Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27:

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GREAT BIG CITY: Best In Urban, Planning, Design News

Great Big City features the latest, cutting-edge information in real-time on urbanism, planning, ecology and design from the finest publications around the world … all in one place.

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Forget Rob Ford, Bulldog

Frequent Bulldog commenter Lawrence criticizes the media and The Bulldog for its preoccupation with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: Frankly I have reached the point of interest in Ford as I do the Kardashians. I don’t care what happens to them. … Continue reading

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Lane Reductions On Hwy. 417

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, April 21 until Sunday, April 27 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Rob Ford Could Take Toronto Vote

The CBC says Mayor Rob Ford could still win the Toronto municipal election: Drunken stupors, ill-advised TV interviews and lewd public statements notwithstanding, Rob Ford is no political nitwit. It would be foolish for voters to think so of Toronto’s … Continue reading

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Harper’s Eulogy For Flaherty

Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered these words at the funeral of former finance minister Jim Flaherty. This is the text of the statement: “Your Excellencies, Governor General David Johnston and Sharon Johnston, former Prime Ministers Turner and Mulroney, colleagues present … Continue reading

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Maguire Says He Offers Choice For Mayor

This is a comment from mayoral candidate Mike Maguire concerning the post, Watson Wins PR War At Crash Site: I’m not sure how many people are still hoodwinked by this sort of politicking.

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Via To Test Level Crossings: Internal Memo

This is a City of Ottawa internal memo from Mayor Jim Watson Sent: April 17, 2014 3:32 PM To: ‘=City Council’ Cc: =Mayor’s Office; Kirkpatrick, Kent; Schepers, Nancy; Kanellakos, Steve; Manconi, John; O’Connor, M. Rick; ‘steve_delbosco@viarail.ca’

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Watson Wins PR War At Crash Site

Here’s how Mayor Jim Watson gets elected. His OC Transpo buses run signal lights four times at the site of the bus-train crash north of Barrhaven near Woodroffe Avenue. The Transportation Safety Board raps the knuckles of the City of … Continue reading

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Sens Won’t Be Overhauled: Melnyk

Ottawa Senators’ owner Eugene Melnyk spoke on Prime Time Sports Tuesday on Sportsnet and that’s usually good for some fireworks. Instead Melnyk was very calm but forthright about what he wants in his team and the changes that need to … Continue reading

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Why Die For Danzig?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper called Russia “clearly aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic … a significant threat to peace and stability in the world.” Rather a statement of the obvious, but true nevertheless. The Russian have annexed Crimea and are stirring up … Continue reading

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