Author Archives: Ken Gray

Move Fast On Bus Safety Changes

Change comes slowly at Ottawa City Hall: Six months after the tragic OC Transpo-Via Rail bus-train collision that claimed the lives of six Ottawans, significant safety measures come to the Woodroffe Avenue Transitway line at Fallowfield where the mishap occurred. … Continue reading

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Bring Political Ethics Back

This is a comment from frequent Bulldog contributor Tony Benjamin. He was responding to the post, The Political System Is Broken: It’s been broken for a good while. When you have a political party patting themselves on the back, while the … Continue reading

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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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Homelessness Progress Slow: Report

This is a release from the Alliance To End Homelessness: The 10th annual Report Card on Ending Homelessness in Ottawa was released by the Alliance to End Homelessness (ATEH) Ottawa on April 15, 2014. For the third year in a … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Ice Causes Weather Woes

Great Lakes ice cover is affecting weather, shipping and fish stocks. — The Atlantic Cities goes into detail on the effects of deep Great Lakes ice cover on weather, shipping and animals. This cold winter has almost frozen over the … Continue reading

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The Political System Is Broken

Elizabeth Renzetti in the Globe and Mail talks about a political system that doesn’t work: Imagine a kitchen table somewhere in Canada where a family is sitting down to dinner. One of the children says to her parents, “I’ve finally … Continue reading

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In Praise of Jim Flaherty

The National Post’s Michael Den Tandt takes a look at the career of the late Jim Flaherty, finding a rare moderate in the Conservative party: Jim Flaherty was just one man, but he was a man of great personal charm … Continue reading

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Garbage Words You Don’t Need

So what are the words you can cut from your writing? The Globe and Mail reprinted this story from Entrepreneur.com listing the offending words.

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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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Cruel Tricks On Via Rail Line

It’s hard to believe that sick people live in our city who would vandalize train warning signals at level crossings in Ottawa. But that’s what is being considered as a possible cause of numerous train warning signal outages on the … Continue reading

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Grief Over Flaherty Death Is Real

Bulldog commenter Sheridan takes on the controversy on this news site concerning the coverage of former finance minister Jim Flaherty’s passing: I think the fact that Flaherty, a long-serving and high ranking civil servant (both federal and provincial), died at … Continue reading

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Rob Ford Sings Ford Nation

Here’s yet another satirical video on the mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford:

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Ukraine Crisis Sends Baird Abroad

This is a release from the Prime Minister’s Office: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing that he is dispatching Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to Europe and Eurasia, from April 22 to 28, 2014. His visit … Continue reading

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Beware Of Wading Pools

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The City is asking residents to ensure that children are kept away from City wading pools located near a river.

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Flaherty Coverage ‘Distasteful’: Reader

Bulldog reader Tony Benjamin had this controversial comment about the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty: I am not saying Flaherty didn’t do his job well, but it was his job and he was paid for it. That is … Continue reading

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City Warns Of Flooding Danger

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: With the weather forecast over the next two days predicting heavy rainfall, the City is asking residents to take precautionary steps to protect their family and home from flooding.

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Gladstone Work Resumes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Gladstone Avenue, between Bank Street and Metcalfe Street, will be closed to commuters as of 9 a.m. on Monday, April 14. This closure is necessary to complete rehabilitation work to replace … Continue reading

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Victoria Street Closed

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Victoria Street is now closed to replace an existing culvert. The work to replace the culvert is slated for completion in about two weeks.

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Culvert Woes Close Dilworth Road

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Dilworth Road is closed between Fourth Line Road and McCordick Road to replace an existing culvert. Work to place the culvert has begun today, and is slated to be completed in … Continue reading

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Flaherty To Receive State Funeral

This is a release from the Prime Minister’s Office: Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that a State Funeral will be held for the Honourable Jim Flaherty on April 16, 2014 in Toronto, in honour of his years of dedicated service … Continue reading

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