You will recall all the discussion on The Bulldog about the lack of public input into the high-rise report.
It’s self-evident now the Mayor Jim Watson is not only unsatisfied with being a two-term mayor, he wants to control Ottawa City Council with an iron grip.
The only true constant is change and change is what is required at Ottawa City Hall.
Last week was not a time to be inspired by good governance from officials on Laurier Avenue.
Funding for a cross-country ski trail shows that the chain of command at Ottawa City Hall can be faulty.
Bulldog commentator Mike Patton says this has not been the strongest Ottawa City Council.
Ottawa has the opportunity to have one of the greatest debates in the history of municipal government. That is on the issue of official bilingualism at the City of […]
Congratulations to Somerset Councillor Catherine McKenney for being the single vote on city council against the location on LeBreton Flats of the new central library. Final tally 23 to 1. […]
Last week we discovered that Mayor Jim Watson feels certain issues should not be swept up in the controversial world of politics. Accordingly, these questions should not come up […]
Frequent Bulldog contributor Sheridan wonders why councillors didn’t discuss cost of the truck tunnel. As well, he calls on Ottawans to send a message to Ottawa City Hall in […]
Ottawa now has a petition to pressure city government to install photo radar on neighbourhood streets: What: A petition/tool to let members of the community tell their councillor that they […]
“More and more, councillors are choosing the will of their communities over consensus and congeniality. We didn’t see this sort of split very often with the previous council.” Ottawa writer […]
This is a comment from Bulldog contributor Nicholas who defends Somerset Councillor Catherine McKenny over her deal with the developer of 180 Metcalfe St. The development will rise to 27 […]
City Hall: Mayor Jim Watson’s domination over city council failed last week. Mayor Jim Watson lost a major council vote last week on zoning amendments at 180 Metcalfe St. In an […]
An active public negates the power of special interest groups … especially the development industry. The biggest problem with the concierge program at Ottawa City Hall is that staff, council […]