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Windmill Plans Last Chaudiere Meeting

This is a release from Windmill Development Group which is planning a huge project on the Chaudiere and Albert Islands and on the Gatineau shoreline:

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Development Charges In Detail

Here are the details behind the new development charges at the City of Ottawa. The charts are from the municipality:

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Building Increases In 2013

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Ottawa’s new housing and construction project activity rose higher in 2013, according to the City of Ottawa Building Code Services report.

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Parliament Hill Faces Intensification

In the future, Parliament Hill will figure in the city’s intensification plans. — Feb. 18, 2017: News Flash: Prime Minister Ben Mulroney, in a surprise move, asks the City of Ottawa planning department to evaluate Parliament Hill and its buildings for … Continue reading

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Right On, Diane Holmes

It takes a brave councillor to stand up to city staff. That’s because city staff can make a councillor’s life miserable. Need a road plowed, councillor? Yeah, we’ll get to it … someday. Grass needs to be cut on an … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About You, Jim

Sometimes one has to wonder what runs through Mayor Jim Watson’s mind. Too often it’s not about what’s good for Ottawa, but what’s good for Jim. Toronto has banned corporate and union donations to municipal political candidates, but our mayor … Continue reading

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Hobbs Post Generates Fierce Debate

This week Bulldog Ottawa readers had a blast debating whether residents should boycott development public meetings. Your agent says they are just dog-and-pony shows where people go through the motions of listening to resident and then do what they please. … Continue reading

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A Hobbs Dog-And-Pony Show

For those of you who think these dog-and-pony shows mean anything (Bulldog Ottawa is boycotting them until the municipal election after the abysmal performance of city hall on the Scott Street detour), you should go. Needless to say, people don’t … Continue reading

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Hobbs Has Westboro Rising

Avid Bulldog reader Randy Gordon looks at the current state of development in the old west end: Ho Ho Ho – Need More Dough I think I have now discovered how the City is trying to recoup its loses from … Continue reading

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Intensify Intelligently And Gradually

Impersonal Beijing. Do we want our downtown residential areas to be just forests of highrises with all the social costs that come with them? — In Ottawa, you’re very hard-pressed to find people against intensification … even in the core. … Continue reading

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Input Wanted On Infill Development

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Public input is being sought for a study of infill residential development in the mature neighbourhoods of Ottawa. Two public information sessions are being held as part of the Low-Rise Infill … Continue reading

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Bulldog Ottawa Is Pro-Development

Bulldog Ottawa is pro-development. Really good appropriate development. — Bulldog Ottawa is pro-development. That sound you hear now is a number of builders in town choking on their coffee. The impression in the development industry is that Bulldog Ottawa is … Continue reading

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