Tag Archives: Gatineau

Don’t Offend Ottawa-Vanier: Whopper Watch

In the provincial riding of Ottawa-Vanier, one of the top issues is a bridge to move trucks to Gatineau from Ontario without routing them through downtown Ottawa as is now the case. People such as Mayor Jim Watson and local … Continue reading

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NCC To Consult On Capital Lands

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites the public to take part in a consultation on the development of the first Capital Urban Lands Master Plan, to be held on March 25 … Continue reading

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Windmill Releases Chaudiere Consultation

Windmill Developments has released the results of its Dec. 11 public consultations on its Chaudiere Islands project. The click on the hotkeyed document below:

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Museum Celebrates Snow

This is a release from the Canadian Museum of Civilization: Big snowflakes, blustery winds and snowdrifts. Love it or hate it, snow is an essential part of the Canadian landscape. This winter, it’s the subject of the Canadian Museum of … Continue reading

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Build A West-End Bridge

Here’s a Facebook friend who says he has a solution to our cross-border bridge woes in Ottawa:

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Windmill To Hold Domtar Lands Meeting

This is a release concerning Windmill Developments’ Domtar lands project:

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John Baird Could Install Vinyl Siding

That old U.S. embassy could still be used for something, John Baird. — If the National Capital Commission is looking for ways to make money, perhaps it should try turning the Fall Rhapsody Festival into something. Thousands of leaf-peepers from the … Continue reading

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National Capital 150th Fete Logos Revealed

The cities of Ottawa and Gatineau unveiled their logos for events leading up to the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. The logos are below:

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Interprovincial Transit Study Released

The National Capital Commission has released its transportation report. This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The National Capital Commission (NCC), the City of Ottawa and the Société de Transport de l’Outaouais in collaboration with the Ville de … Continue reading

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Interprovincial Transit Study Highlights

These are the highlights of the Interprovincial Transit Strategy:

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Winterblast: Winterlude Unveils Its Lineup

Winterlude includes more activities for youth with Winterblast. This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The National Capital Commission (NCC) today unveiled the line-up of events for the 35th edition of Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration.

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Gatineau Park Group Condemns Turmel Bill

This is a release from the Gatineau Park Protection Committee: The Gatineau Park Protection Committee (GPPC) is saying the private member’s bill tabled today by NDP MP Nycole Turmel is deeply flawed and must be amended.

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U.S. Map Has Sandy’s Storm Eye Running Through Ottawa

This weather system approaching us is starting to look very serious.

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NCC Explains Closure Of Gatineau Park Road

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The announcement of the closure of the section of Gamelin Street, between the Gatineau Parkway and des Fées Street, incited strong reactions and led to much discussion in recent days. The … Continue reading

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NCC Road Closure Backed

This is a release from The Gatineau Park Protection Committee: The Gatineau Park Protection Committee (GPPC) is urging the National Capital Commission (NCC) to keep its promise to close a section of Gamelin Street that cuts through Gatineau Park.

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This Just In: Champlain Bridge Fully Open

This is a release from the National Capital Commission late Monday afternoon. The Champlain Bridge is fully open two days before earlier predictions expected: The Champlain Bridge’s centre lane (high occupancy vehicle lane) will re-open as of today, 4 pm.

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Champlain Bridge Delays Extend Until Tuesday

This is an update issued Sunday by the National Capital Commission on the closing of the Champlain Bridge HOV lane. This release has been updated by the Bulldog Ottawa post here: Motorists can expect delays on the Champlain Bridge, on Monday, … Continue reading

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Gigantic Champlain Bridge Backup

The search engine function behind the Bulldog Ottawa firewall has been blasted recently with people attempting to discover what is happening with the traffic jams on the Champlain Bridge. To see the National Capital Commission’s plans for the closing of … Continue reading

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Champlain Bridge HOV Lane Closed

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The Champlain Bridge’s centre lane (high occupancy vehicle lane) will be temporarily closed, as of midnight, tonight, until further notice.

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Casino Done Right Will Work

Lac Leamy Casino provides formidable competition for an Ottawa gaming parlour. At first blush, a casino sounds like a wonderful idea. And there are some obvious benefits. First, construction of the building contributes to jobs, spending and myriad expenditures. Few undertakings … Continue reading

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Expect Delays On Champlain Bridge

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: Motorists can expect delays on the Champlain Bridge, on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday September 25, between 9:30 am and 12 pm, as the centre lane (high occupancy vehicle lane), going … Continue reading

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