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Hobbs, Constituent Exchange Emails

Here is an email exchange between Bulldog reader Randy Gordon and Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs: From Hobbs (all correspondence was on April 7, 2014) Randy, I have not been contacted nor am I aware of any application for the 747 … Continue reading

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Hobbs Gets Busy With Nothing

Ahhh, Katherine Hobbs. What are you doing? Is she solving the world hunger problem or making improvements to transit? Has she found a way to drill the light-rail tunnel faster? Or is she pondering infrastructure projects as a Kitchissippi councillor … Continue reading

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Why Hobbs Gets Silent Treatment

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs says she’s getting the silent treatment from planning staff after she backed a tower at Island Park Drive and Wellington Street that was three to six storeys above the guidelines for the community design plan. The … Continue reading

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Hobbs On Guard For Thee: Whopper Watch

Here is the headline on Councillor Katherine Hobbs’ newsletter entitled Our Kitchissippi (which should really be called Her Kitchissippi). Protecting Our Neighbourhoods by Drawing a Line – a ‘Neighbourhood Line’ And here is the explanation of this noble protection from … Continue reading

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Abolish The Planning Department

A city like Ottawa doesn’t need a planning department. — A friend of mine believes he has developed a sure-fire way of saving the City of Ottawa millions of dollars. Abolish the planning department.

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Hobbs: It’s Scott Detour, That’s That

For all you people who had hoped to speak to our city hall mandarins about the Scott Street detours and instead had to protest on a frigid, windy street corner in Kitchissippi, all your efforts have come to naught. Kitchissippi … Continue reading

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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

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Watson Reacts To Bus Detours: Top-10 List

Here are the top 10 things Mayor Jim Watson said when he heard residents wanted to debate $74-million in light-rail plan bus detours: 1. What would Larry O’Brien do? 2. Don’t bug me, I’m tweeting. 3. Funny, no one mentioned it … Continue reading

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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

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Thespian Hobbs Plays An Old Role

La Hobbs looking festive from last holiday season. — What better place than the Great Canadian Theatre Company for some outstanding political theatre and who else but Ottawa council’s foremost actor Kitchissippi rep Katherine Hobbs on stage with a supporting … Continue reading

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Hobbs, Poilievre Serve Up Tunney’s

Seventy per cent of commuters in Canada take the car. That’s no doubt reasonably characteristic of Ottawa, as well. One of the great problems of intensifying in this city is that it does not have a modern mass-transit system in place. It … Continue reading

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Hobbs: A Wee Fib

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs is already getting ready for the 2014 municipal election by doling out her first constituent goodies. Hobbs has been pushing out media releases lately like a printing press. She looks as though she is getting professional political … Continue reading

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Hobbs Defends Bayswater

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs continues her transformation into a politician for the people prior to the 2014 election campaign. Her press release follows:

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Katherine Hobbs Goes Caring, Inclusive

Bulldog Ottawa has been receiving press releases from old friend Katherine Hobbs, the one-term councillor from Kitchissippi. She’s great. All the more surprising are these releases because she professes not to read Bulldog Ottawa. Her loss to be sure. A … Continue reading

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Scott Street Extremified

Here’s a notice of a meeting on the future of Wellington Village from Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs. If you really want to see what’s happening in the area, click here: Dear Neighbours in Hintonburg, Mechanicsville, Wellington Village and Champlain Park,

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Put An End To This Noise

Funny how Bulldog Ottawa missed this one. City staff wanted the ability to grant exemptions to the noise bylaw that keeps the construction din within reasonable limits. Staff wanted the ability to approve noise outside of reasonable limits. Our public … Continue reading

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Ottawa Has Four Perfect Councillors: Bulldog Poll

We have four perfect councillors in Ottawa. Yes according to the growing readership of Bulldog Ottawa, Eli El-Chantiry, Scott Moffatt, Shad Qadri and Marianne Wilkinson were without a blemish in last week’s Bulldog poll of the least effective councillors. Damn … Continue reading

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I’m Working For You, Hobbs Says

This is a release from the office of Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs concerning a recent condo community consultation: Dear Neighbours, Thank you to everyone who has written, called, Tweeted and especially to those who attended last night’s public meeting on … Continue reading

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Get Me Out Of Kitchissippi

This Bulldog Ottawa reader wants to get away from Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs.

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The Confusing Katherine Hobbs

This is an email from avid Bulldog Ottawa reader Chris concerning a development in Kitchissippi: Hi Ken, Read about a potential development on Richmond Road where Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs is now saying that the four-year-old CDP is outdated. It takes two years … Continue reading

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Hobbs Again: Whopper Watch

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs sticks her foot in it again. This particular property, it’s in a very industrial type of area today. Is she talking about Hamilton? Or Manchester? Or Yokohama?

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Lansdowne II: The Wrath of Melnyk

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk: What’s it take to catch a break from Ottawa City Hall? — Let’s just say not a lot of people are lined up with hundreds of millions of dollars of wealth ready to buy a National … Continue reading

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Highrises, Politics And God

God, seen here working his P3 magic with Moses, will need to part the Ottawa River to convince voters to vote for Kitchissippi’s Katherine Hobbs. As we approach the early stages of the electioneering season, our city politicians appear to … Continue reading

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A Mechanicsville Email Exchange With Hobbs

Bulldog Ottawa readers keep sending their email exchanges with Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs here. Probably because we keep publishing them. This one is from Mechanicsville:

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Hobbs Conducts Email Debate On Rail Route

This is an email exchange between members of the community and Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs on routing western light rail. The order of the emails is from the bottom to the top: Mr. Gray, I thought you might be interested … Continue reading

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