Author Archives: Ken Gray

Bulldog Backs Monette In Orleans

If ones splits the City of Ottawa in half by population, the division line would roughly be down Woodroffe Avenue. So that means population in Ottawa is growing westward. Unfortunately Orleans ward is in the east so the population and economic … Continue reading

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Closures Slated For Airport Parkway

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: There will be increased construction activity in the vicinity of the Airport Parkway pedestrian/cycling bridge that will result in temporary road closures. These closures are required to install cable stays to support the … Continue reading

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A Civic Ship Of Fools

This is an email to The Bulldog from frequent contributor Earle Rheaume: Seldom have I witnessed such mismanagement of people, capital, time and resources as I have through this team of so called professionals at Ottawa City Hall.

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Canada Gets New Ambassador To Ukraine

This is a release from the foreign affairs department: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced the following diplomatic appointments: René Cremonese becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of Cameroon.

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O’Brien Respected Democracy: Reader

Here is a Facebook post from reader Phillip Blancher:

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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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CITY VOTE ’14

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

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Aubin Best Choice In Rideau-Vanier

The Bulldog has great respect for those concerned citizens who toil away in obscurity trying to raise neighbourhood awareness through their community associations. Community associations do the hard work that helps improve and preserve neighbourhoods. Some people criticize them for … Continue reading

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Maguire’s Electric Platform

Mayoral candidate Mike Maguire (hadn’t heard much from him lately … maybe he’s busy) sent over his hydro policy the other day so we’ll print it. Your friendly neighbourhood Bulldog has done the same for candidate Darren Wood and will … Continue reading

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Whoa … An Endorsement Tweet

Twitter big-hitter DenVan is all tingly about the recent Kitchissippi Bulldog endorsement. Here’s his tweet below:

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BULLDOG PEOPLE: Get Your Glitterati Fix

What are all the beautiful people doing? Here’s a chance to find out. Bulldog People brings you the best in celebrity news from the best sources in the world. Get your star fix right here:

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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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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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Jim Watson: Yesterday’s Man

In newspapers at present, the edifices they built to hold massive presses, huge advertising and circulation departments and large reporting and editing teams are being dismantled. Why? Because small is in. Papers aren’t as profitable as they once were so … Continue reading

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Larry O’Brien Wants To Be My Friend

Has ex-mayor Larry O’Brien turned into Mr. Rogers? He wants to be nice.  — Has former mayor Larry O’Brien gone from swagger to being as nice as Mr. Rogers.

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‘Severe’ Lansdowne Traffic Problem: City Report

This is a City of Ottawa report presented to the National Capital Commission this week. The report was sent to The Bulldog by the NCC. In it, the city says there were: “Severe operational and potential safety constraints of combined … Continue reading

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Independent Bulldog Turns Two Today

Many thank you’s to the great readership and commenters on The Bulldog. Your support has kept The Bulldog healthy as this news site celebrates its second birthday as an independent entity. Freedom of speech is alive and well here. On Sept. … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Leader, Harper Discuss Putin’s Moves

This is a release from the Prime Minister’s Office: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the visit by Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, to Canada. The two leaders discussed the steps required to restore territorial integrity in Ukraine and to … Continue reading

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Municipal Byelections Carry Real Costs

Apparently the issues raised in The Bulldog post on Kanata South Councillor Allan Hubley resonated around Ottawa City Hall, even on Sunday when the article was released. There has been some concern about Hubley making noises about running federally next … Continue reading

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Bear Meets Golf: Viral Video

This video has gone viral on the Internet (as of Monday 1.6-million views and counting) and is one of the cutest videos you’ll ever see. OK, it’s a little out of character for The Bulldog but we must have some … Continue reading

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Greenspace Alliance Queries Candidates

This is a release from the Greenspace Alliance: Municipal Election: Four Propositions The Greenspace Alliance today is sending a letter to each candidate registered for Ottawa’s October 27 municipal election, asking whether they support the following four propositions:

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Anybody But Hobbs In Kitchissippi

This is vintage Katherine Hobbs. The Kitchissippi councillor recently came out in support of a 12-storey mammoth condo project at Island Park Drive and Wellington Street. Just one problem. The community design plan, for which many city officials and community … Continue reading

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Where Did The Westboro Convent Go?

Les Soeurs de la Visitation convent is lurking behind a soon-to-be-completed condo. — The contentious Les Soeurs de la Visitation convent on Richmond Road in Westboro has rather close quarters.

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