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Stand Up For The Glebe, Jim Watson

Is this what Mayor Jim Watson and the people behind Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group envisaged when they opened and re-opened the various amusements at the former Lansdowne Park? Were they blind to the fact that residents of the Glebe … Continue reading

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Get Over It On Lansdowne: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and The Bulldog’s Ken Gray debate what residents of the Glebe should expect on RedBlack football game days. To listen to a broadcast of the show, click on the podcast below:

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Lansdowne: It’s Not Watson’s Project

Might there be an election coming? Mayor Jim Watson has been milking Lansdowne for votes for some time now. Updates on the stadium, this opening, that opening. Watson, never known for turning down a photo shoot, has been all over … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Traffic: Worth Repeating

The problem with taking the bus to Lansdowne is that those vehicles are caught in the same traffic that drivers try to avoid by taking public transit. — Now that part of Lansdowne Park is about to open, the words … Continue reading

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Give Us City Hall Leadership

Mayor Jim Watson’s term has been marked by many administrative errors. — Frequent Bulldog commenter and community activist Ron Benn serves up this very interesting comment on the breakdown in municipal administration: Mayor Jim Watson’s most notable achievement in the 3 … Continue reading

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Glebe Readies For Redblacks

This is a release from the Glebe BIA: Glebe merchants are prepared to greet thousands of fans heading their way on July 18 for the Redblacks home opener. The Glebe BIA is planning a big welcome as they animate the street with … Continue reading

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Ottawans Must Demand Better Government

Too many things are going wrong at Ottawa City Hall. — The $8-million fiasco that is the result of the green-bin audit is part of a dreadful series of mistakes at Ottawa City Hall that is an embarrassment for public … Continue reading

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Watson’s Management Of The News

Here’s how you distract the media from the horrid audit of the Orgaworld contract. Take a bus-full of media to Lansdowne to open the stade. That means fewer media covering the green-bin train wreck and a good-news story to offset … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Retail Mix Not Developers’ Fault

This is a City of Ottawa video on construction at Lansdowne Park last year. — Developers are not in the business of charity. They’re in the business of making money. That’s what they do naturally. Birds chirp, fish swim, developers … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Prepares To Open

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The Finance and Economic Development Committee (FEDCO) received a presentation and update on the opening and operation plans for the revitalized Lansdowne from City staff and the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment … Continue reading

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