Tag Archives: development

Dump The Tall Buildings

Ottawa doesn’t need 55-storey towers. It’s turning us into little Toronto. Which is built like Everywhere North America. Throw Dallas and Toronto on a table and you can’t tell the difference.

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

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:

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Development Charges In Detail

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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.

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments
« 1 2 3 4 5 6