Tag Archives: Glebe

Lansdowne Future In Question: Reader

Here’s a prediction on the future of Lansdowne Park from Bulldog reader Robert Roberts in an email:

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Mass Transit To Glebe, Lansdowne

One way of solving some of the transportation woes of the Glebe and Lansdowne would be to build a tunnel from the Riverside Transitway station under the Rideau River and the Canal to Lansdowne Park. — A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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We Rejected Lansdowne Rebuild: Reader

This avid Bulldog reader takes issue with a post that inadequate neighbourhood parking could kill the new Ottawa RedBlacks football club: Those in the Glebe never wanted this development.

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How To Kill The Ottawa RedBlacks

This new CFL team will be in jeopardy with inadequate parking. — For those of us who think the Ottawa RedBlacks will be good for this community, the actions of some Glebe residents concerning parking leave us cold. You will … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Name Should Be Retained

According to this Facebook friend, there’s an easy method to keep the word ‘Lansdowne’ at historic Lansdowne Park:

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Don’t Lose Lansdowne Name

Despite its old grey looks, there was heritage at Lansdowne Park. — God bless the folks at Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group. They want to make some money. Good. They’re creating something of a falling-down city property at Lansdowne. No matter … Continue reading

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Is Council Independent? Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray discuss party politics and civic government on Snow’s Afternoon Edition. The two also get into naming Lansdowne Park and Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group’s plans for the site on The Bulldog segment … Continue reading

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How To Intensify: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Ron Corbett, filling in for Afternoon Edition host Rob Snow, discusses the intensification debate in Ottawa with Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray. To listen to the short podcast of the discussion, click on the podcast player below:

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Peck New Glebe BIA Chief

This is a release from the Glebe BIA: The Glebe Business improvement Area is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Peck to the position of Executive Director, effective December 9, 2013.

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Show Good Manners At Lansdowne

Neighbours of the Lansdowne construction site are miserable with noise, dirt and vibrations. — If Mayor Jim Watson and planning committee chairman Peter Hume want to prove that decision-making at city hall is fair, best that construction on Lansdowne stay within the prescribed … Continue reading

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KINGDICK Fails To Understand Ottawa

This would be Bulldog Ottawa commenter KINGDICK’s concept of progress: the 19th-century garden at Les Soeurs de la Visitation convent being built upon. — Former prominent local politician KINGDICK doesn’t really understand the concept of progress. But before I respond … Continue reading

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Lansdowne Urban Park Goes To Tender

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Today the City of Ottawa issued a tender to construct the new 18-acre urban park at the new Lansdowne. The park will incorporate many features including a Great Lawn, refrigerated ice … Continue reading

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Chernushenko Gets It Right

Capital Councillor David Chernushenko was the only councillor to vote against the last-minute, little-debated adoption of a two-per-cent increase (let’s not forget the 14-per-cent, two-year hike in water and sewer rates outside the budget figure) in the city budget.

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Supreme Court Adds To Martin’s Lansdowne Costs

This is a memo from city solicitor Rick O’Connor to Ottawa City Council: Mayor and Members of Council, The purpose of this e-mail is to advise that the Supreme Court of Canada has recently taxed costs against the Lansdowne Park … Continue reading

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‘The Whole System Is Wrong’

Your Ottawa City Council at work. This comment from Glebe community activist Bob Brocklebank deserved better play so Bulldog Ottawa is giving it a post of its own. A very thoughtful comment. Thank you, Bob.

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Chernushenko Got It Right

It’s about time someone said it at Ottawa City Council because members of the community see it often. Capital Councillor David Chernushenko has told the city planning department that developers must not be told what the municipal government is prepared … Continue reading

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Would You Like To Raise Your Children In A Condo?

The Twitter tweep Juan Fremont (or FremontJuan or King Dick or King Dickie) is bringing his limited knowledge to the Internet again. At least this time he isn’t being abusive, just wrong.

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Lansdowne Construction To Be Prequalified

The city wants to be able to have pre-qualified companies available to do work at Lansdowne. The City of Ottawa is pre-qualifying construction companies so that they will be immediately able to do work on the Lansdowne project. Here is … Continue reading

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Glebe To Get WinterFIT

This is a release from the Glebe Business Improvement Area: Hello, This Saturday, February 2, will be the official WinterFIT Launch Party at Farm Team Cookhouse and Bar in the Glebe. The event will run from 12:00pm-4:00pm; please find the … Continue reading

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Glebe BIA Updates Lansdowne Construction

This is a release from the Glebe BIA: Fencing: A special wood fence around the construction site has been completed. This temporary structure is called a hoarding fence, and one of its jobs is to protect the public from noise, … Continue reading

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Good Glebe Drivers Get Bucks

This is a release from the Glebe Improvement Area: Steven Beach received the first $50 award from the Glebe BIA for considerate driving around the Lansdowne Park construction area. These incentive tickets are part of a program to minimize disruption … Continue reading

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Does City-Wide Green Space Funding Go Into Lansdowne?

A Bulldog Ottawa reader wants some kind of satisfaction on an aspect of Lansdowne funding. Mayor Jim Watson, an Ottawa resident would like an answer to the question above. This Bulldog Ottawa reader wants an answer to her emails on … Continue reading

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Name CFL Team At Lansdowne ‘Ottawa Ruff Rogers’

College Councillor Rick Chiarelli was at Local Heroes watching the Grey Cup game when he tweeted this out about Minto’s Roger Greenberg:

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Lansdowne To See Kinder, Friendlier Construction

This is a release from the Glebe BIA: Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2012 – Disruption from the Lansdowne Park construction will be greatly reduced, thanks to a strong spirit of co-operation among the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Sports and … Continue reading

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Bank At Lansdowne To Be Reduced To One Lane

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Bank Street will be reduced to one lane in the northbound direction between the Bank Street Bridge and Holmwood Avenue beginning Monday, November 19.

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