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The New Federal Socialists Are Wearing Blue

The new Conservative attack ads this time featuring a critique of NDP leader Thomas Mulcair.

Oh now this is rich.

The Tories in a twist on their resume-reading-room attack ads on Justin Trudeau are now critiquing NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, branding him a “career politician.”

Ha ha. Surely Canadians will note the hypocrisy of the “career politician” line. Conservative leader Stephen Harper has worked the political world most of his life. And his right-hand-man cabinet minister and Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre was elected at age 25 and has been pulling in a public-sector salary since then.

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Watson Takes On The Taxis: Whopper Watch

WHOPPERWATCHHypocrisy, thy name is Jim Watson.

His Worship Mayor Jim Watson of Ottawa has told a taxi supporter Joe Francis on Twitter that the more you tweet, the less impact it has.

Watson has more than 56,000 tweets and yet he keeps on tweeting. Has the impacted decreased? We’ll find out in the next election.

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Pitch In For Transit, Luxury Towers Told

Here’s an idea to help out with mass transit:

Big downtown luxury towers are in line to pitch in the most. In one feasibility study by the city, a 15,000-square foot, 229-unit building would be on the hook for $2 million more a year in fees than it would currently pay.

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Coyotes Master Urban Living

This Mexican coyote does some serious yelping.

In Ottawa, periodic scares concerning coyotes in urban areas occur.

However researchers in Los Angeles have discovered that coyotes can survive in the most densely populated areas of the city and that they co-exist well with humans.

In fact, most people don’t know the coyotes are there:

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FULL LOCAL: Where Ottawa Comes First


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Full Local brings you the best in Ottawa news, information and opinion from the city’s news sites and blogs – all in real time.

The feed for Planetizen, the leading source of city planning and design, is also supplied here to make Ottawa a better place.

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YOUR COMMENTS: Ottawa’s Sound And The Fury

YOUR COMMENTSNow you have a voice.anger

Here are the latest comments on The Bulldog and Bulldog Canadian.

Let your opinions be heard. You can write your comments on the end of the appropriate post or use the comment box below. One way or the other, they’ll appear here within 30 minutes of being moderated.

The Bulldog believes in freedom of speech. Exercise it here. The latest comments to The Bulldog and Bulldog Canadian are below:

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Smart To Take Leave For This B-Ball Season

This is a release from Carleton University:



Carleton University confirmed today that Dave Smart, head coach of the varsity men’s basketball team, has been granted a professional development leave of absence for the 2015-2016 season.

Carleton supports the request in recognition of the incredible hard work and success that Smart has committed to the university and the athletic department.

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Put Up Or Shut Up On Baird


Here is the infamous tweet from #OpAnonDown.

What do we know about former foreign minister John Baird leaving politics?

We know it was a surprise to the nation and seemed to have been done in haste.

Chantal Hebert of the Toronto Star said Prime Minister Stephen Harper looked as though he had been blindsided by the Baird announcement.

We know that Harper was absent from the House of Commons when Baird said his goodbyes.

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Toronto Transit Much Cheaper Than OC Transpo

oc transpoThe City of Ottawa says its fares are much higher because Toronto has favourable economies of scale and a smaller city to cover in terms of geography.

But the difference in price is profound.

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Public Health Closes Acupuncture Clinic

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has issued a closure order to the New Acupuncture Clinic, located at 1340 Wellington St., underSection 13 of the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act.

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Long Campaign Favours Tories: Kinsella

Liberal pundit Warren Kinsella takes a look at who wins and who loses with an extended election campaign. Basically, Tories win, Grits and NDP lose:

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Why Married Ottawans Cheat: Top 10 List

Ottawans are being driven mad by dull things such as this but find respite with thy neighbours wife.

TOP 10 LISTWell Ottawa has finally been outed. Yes, we are interesting.

So interesting in fact that the denizens like to learn new things – such as how the spouse next door looks naked.

So The Bulldog, always the intrepid pooch in search of a good story, has dug deep concerning this pressing issue to discover why so many people in this community are members of the adultery site This we do through a Top 10 list:

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David Reevely’s Underwear

QUOTABLECitizen scribe David Reevely has elevated his level of prose recently. Reevely is now gracing us with the origins of his underwear.

But when it’s 34 degrees C the last thing I want to know about is Reevely’s nether regions.


The evidence is below:

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