How Can Watson Say No To Sens After Lansdowne?

Sheridan is all over this in one of his comments, but I will say it out loud.

How can Mayor Jim Watson say no to taxpayer money for an arena at LeBreton Flats when the city financed the football stadium at Lansdowne?

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What Is David Bertschi Thinking?

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Bertschi

In the political world, it doesn’t hurt to be liked. If not that, at least respected.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is respected, if not liked, because he wins.

So what is Ottawa lawyer David Bertschi doing?

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City’s $300,000 Plasco Money In Jeopardy

This is a City of Ottawa internal document obtained by The Bulldog:

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I Understand, Justin Trudeau

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Trudeau

Well Justin Trudeau’s reputation just went up in my little world.

Trudeau said he supports the Supreme Court decision on doctor-assisted death because of his experience watching his father die.

It was the same for me with my father. It is heart-wrenching watching someone you love suffering and not being able to do anything about it.

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Readers Reject Tax Money For Arena: Poll Results

bulldog pollWell The Bulldog Nation has spoken and quite strongly in fact.

About 73 per cent of Bulldog readers did not favour putting public money into a proposed arena on LeBreton Flats. That was in response to a Bulldog Poll on Tuesday.

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Ottawa Gets Its Zibi

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This is a release from Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp concerning redevelopment of the Chaudiere Islands:

Ottawa, February 24, 2015Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. (TSX:DRM), today announced details of one of Canada’s largest urban renewal master-planned projects, the revitalization of the industrial lands on the Chaudière and Albert Islands, and the downtown Gatineau riverfront.

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Should LeBreton Arena Get Tax Money? Vote

bulldog pollThe discussion on The Bulldog about an arena on LeBreton Flats has morphed into a debate over public funding for a NHL arena on the site.

So let’s see how the Dawg Pack feels about this. Here’s your opportunity to say yes or no about taxpayer money going to a potential LeBreton Flats location.

The poll is below:

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Valiquet Gets Police Services Board Post

This is a release from the Police Services Board:

The Ottawa Police Services Board is pleased to welcome a new community member.  The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario has appointed Suzanne Valiquet for a two-year term, effective 18 February 2015. 

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Happy Retirement, Ms. Schepers

When someone dies or retires, media outlets try to find something good to say about even some of the most unusual characters.

So The Bulldog would like to address the joyous occasion of deputy city manager Nancy Schepers impending retirement.

Schepers was the deputy city manager presiding over planning and infrastructure.

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Facebooker Discusses Schepers

Facebooker Scott Albert might not have the spelling and grammar down perfectly but the message sure gets through on this comment to The Bulldog:

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Harder On LeBreton: Top 10 List

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Harder

Ahh, planning committee chairwoman Jan Harder. Yes, Jan Harder.

Glebe residents weep when they hear that name.

For Harder has that suburban ethos. Build big things all over the place as long as everyone has a driveway, a garage, four lanes of open road and a backyard.

Doesn’t matter how it looks or how it affects neighbourhoods outside her beloved mecca of autos, Barrhaven. Global warming? Piffle.

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Oops, Lisa MacLeod: Whopper Watch

Golly. Just after your friendly neighbourhood Bulldog praised the way Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod handled her political future over the Tory federal vacancy in Nepean riding, we get this.

Appears MacLeod had not taken out a federal Conservative membership. She let her card lapse. Uh-oh.

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