Tag Archives: Kanata

Municipal Byelections Carry Real Costs

Apparently the issues raised in The Bulldog post on Kanata South Councillor Allan Hubley resonated around Ottawa City Hall, even on Sunday when the article was released. There has been some concern about Hubley making noises about running federally next … Continue reading

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The Draft For Allan Hubley: Whopper Watch

No one is drafted to run in a federal riding. Usually some party brass come forward to try to encourage a person to run and the leadership generally finds a way to get the person they want nominated. No great rising … Continue reading

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Construction To Close Kanata Streets

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

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Highway 417 Closures

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, June 16 until Saturday, June 21 there will be occasional off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between … Continue reading

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East, West Ends To See Hwy. 417 Closures

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, February 2 until Sunday, February 9, there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Nicholas Street and the Highway 417/174 split. In addition … Continue reading

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Kanata Gets Intensified With Little Consultation

This is an email to Bulldog Ottawa from the Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association: The following is what was provided to the City of Ottawa Planner as feedback for a new City initiative presented at a public meeting Nov 18, 2013. … Continue reading

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Kanata Group Condemns Light-Rail Plan

A Kanata community association believes its unfair to build light rail to Orleans but not Kanata. — This is an open letter to Mayor Jim Watson from Matt Muirhead, the president of the Kanata Lakes Community Association: Dear Mayor Watson, … Continue reading

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Something Not Named After Mary Pitt

The City of Ottawa names something NOT after Mary Pitt. Congratulations, Kristina Kiss. This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Mayor Jim Watson and Kanata South Councillor Allan Hubley, will officially name “Kristina Kiss Soccer Field and Park” … Continue reading

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Hwy. 417 Ramp At March Road To Close

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

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Pipe Break Reduces Kanata Water Service

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: A watermain break on Michael Cowpland Drive occurred earlier today that services a number of businesses in Kanata South.

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Jim Watson Makes A Twitter Faux Pas

The 5th Columnist site takes Mayor Jim Watson to task over a careless tweet on land development policy. Bulldog Ottawa has been wondering how long for the mayor to make a mistake on Twitter.

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Agreement Reached On Kanata Woodland

This is a press release: The Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association, Morley-Hoppner, and Councillor Marianne Wilkinson, City of Ottawa have signed an agreement to protect and enhance forest resources on Teron Road in Kanata.

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Deal Near On #2 Parkway In Kanata

This is a release from the Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association: The City of Ottawa, Kanata Beaverbrook community association and developer Morley Hoppner are finalizing an agreement on the proposed redevelopment of #2 Parkway.

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Bulldoze Orleans? Come On, Your Worship

Mayor Jim Watson said in a Monday story in response to Walton International’s plans for southwest Ottawa that reversing sprawl is the city’s priority now. Perhaps His Worship misspoke.

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Forget Bayview. Build On What Ottawa Does Best

This is what Ottawa’s private sector, with companies such as QNX … the brains behind the new BlackBerry and superb other applications, can accomplish. The city should provide the backbone of a good community (ie. good utilities and good transit) to keep … Continue reading

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Kanata North BIA Seeks Ideas

This is a release from the Kanata North Business Improvement Area: KNBIA Board of Management is pleased to announce the launch of an online engagement or crowdsourcing initiative to develop new ideas and stimulate discussion amongst members and local stakeholders … Continue reading

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This Just In On Walton International Project

So here is the latest news update on the giant 3,200-acre Walton International project being proposed for the southwest part of the  city: Walton activities from the city lobbyist registry. Five Walton group representatives have lobbied officials at Ottawa City … Continue reading

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Snow Jams Tuesday Morning Traffic: Photos

A late blast of winter caused traffic to crawl on Tuesday’s morning commute. Here are some photos of the jams from government traffic cameras: Highway 417 near Highway 174

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Walton Newsletter Reveals Mammoth Ottawa Plans (1)

The February 2013 newsletter on waltoninternational.com outlines in detail its gigantic plans for southwest Ottawa. The story of the broad outlines for the plans was broken in Bulldog Ottawa last week. If these plans come to fruition, the development will be one … Continue reading

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Walton ‘Participating’ In 2014 Official Plan (2)

City officials have been playing down or denying they know anything about the gigantic Walton International proposed development in southwest Ottawa. In fact, Walton in its February 2013 newsletter says differently:

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Walton Plans, Charts Available (3)

Walton International has laid out in some detail its plans for its huge proposed southwest Ottawa proposal … one of the largest in the city’s history.

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Moffatt Backed On Heritage, Environment Stand

Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt is gaining traction for his principled stand defending the rural nature of his community. That support is coming in the face of a proposed huge development in the southwest part of Ottawa. Now if we could … Continue reading

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Moffatt Takes Tough Stand Against Huge Development

Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt has a straight-forward message to developers who would use some of the best agricultural land in Ontario for suburban development. No. A consortium of developers propose building a new city, complete with town centre, in an enormous parcel … Continue reading

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Thank You, Ottawa

On Tuesday, Bulldog Ottawa had its biggest readership day ever, powered by the breaking story on the proposal to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on an enormous residential and commercial project that would stretch from the Manotick area all … Continue reading

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So Who Is Liable? Memo To Jim Watson

If the city does not remove the huge amount of snow in neighbourhoods at present, could there not be a number of auto accidents because drivers can’t see, pedestrian hit by cars because the sidewalks are water-filled, localized flooding in … Continue reading

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