Tag Archives: Kitchissippi

Thank God And Greyhound You’re Gone

With luck, soon-to-be-ex-councillor Katherine Hobbs will be playing this song on her Buick’s eight-track when she goes to, say, Toronto. Or on the bus wearing her Sony Walkman. Yes, Thank God and Greyhound by Roy Clark. — Well Kitchissippi has at … Continue reading

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Hobbs Voted Most Likely To Lose: Poll Results

Good morning voters. Here are the results from Sunday’s Bulldog Poll on which councillors are most likely to lose. Normally The Bulldog would ask which councillor would win, but the “losing” way of dealing with it tends to eliminate ballot-box … Continue reading

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Gray, Snow Look At Kitchissippi Ward

CFRA Afternoon Edition host Rob Snow and The Bulldog’s Ken Gray take a look at one of the most contested wards in Monday’s Ottawa municipal election … Kitchissippi. Here incumbent Katherine Hobbs is sawing off with former Hintonburg Community Asssociation … Continue reading

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Petition Aimed At Ending Bus Detour

Things are getting tough in Kitchissippi ward. This anonymous letter is being sent to homes in the ward concerning the plan to run the Transitway bus detour due to light-rail construction on Scott Street. This issue is obviously a weak point … Continue reading

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We’ll Miss You Katie Hobbs

Oh that Katie Hobbs. She’s got one slick website. Found this on the re-election website of Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs. Why does she need to say what her “sole motivation” is? “I ran for councillor to help people in my … Continue reading

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Rogue Letter Has Kitchissippi Boiling

Here’s a copy of a letter that has been circulated around hotly contested Kitchissippi ward. It is either the cry of a desperate anti-Katherine Hobbs resident or a fake used for political reasons. Candidate Jeff Leiper says this letter did … Continue reading

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Oh Come On: Whopper Watch

The issue concerning a party hosted by Ashcroft Homes for Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs is not about criticizing tenants for living in condos. Not even close. Hobbs has made an issue of saying she is not tight with developers. Then … Continue reading

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Hobbs Is Guilty Of Nothing

Has Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs done something illegal? Certainly not. Has she exercised bad judgment? Most certainly yes. Hobbs has the email address on an election party circular that looks as though it is from Ashcroft Homes. Ashcroft is building … Continue reading

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Calling Saudi Arabia

Sure The Bulldog picks up a page view or two every day from Britain or France or Singapore or the like. Perhaps ex-pat Ottawans in foreign lands. But here’s a new one for you. Your agent noticed 11 page views … Continue reading

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Kate And Jim, Together Again

Talk about the Odd Couple. A combination of signs in Kitchissippi. — Mayor Jim Watson and Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs are the closest of political allies. Unknown is if Watson believes she is a good councillor (though that’s what he’ll … Continue reading

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Hobbs And The Developers

This is an email from avid Bulldog reader Randy Gordon: At the Kitchissippi all Candidates meeting last week in Champlain Park, Councillor Katherine Hobbs started off by trying to dispel “rumours” that she was in the pocket of developers. I found this … Continue reading

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Whoa … An Endorsement Tweet

Twitter big-hitter DenVan is all tingly about the recent Kitchissippi Bulldog endorsement. Here’s his tweet below:

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Anybody But Hobbs In Kitchissippi

This is vintage Katherine Hobbs. The Kitchissippi councillor recently came out in support of a 12-storey mammoth condo project at Island Park Drive and Wellington Street. Just one problem. The community design plan, for which many city officials and community … Continue reading

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Katherine Hobbs In Trouble

Hey, the big guns on Twitter are happy with The Bulldog:

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Hobbs Exploits The Power Of The Pooch

We here at The Bulldog know how important it is to feature a cute puppy to garner attention. Why our whole site is named after the droop-lipped canine. So here at The Bulldog, we respect dogs. Apparently so does our … Continue reading

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You Built It Hobbs, You Fix It

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs appears concerned about cut-through traffic in residential areas from main arterial roads. Perhaps Hobbs and city planners should have been concerned about this when they extremified the old west end with huge towers. Traffic problems are … Continue reading

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Hobbs Touts Light-Rail Detour Change

Oh lookie here. What would be a holiday weekend in Ottawa be when absolutely no one is home (‘cept The Bulldog and a few shut-ins) without an emailed newsletter from the God, queen and empress of Kitchissippi Katie Hobbs. Hello … Continue reading

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A Rare Victory For Smart Planning

It has been a long time since The Bulldog has been able to write this, but congratulations to planning committee and its chairman Peter Hume. The members voted down a project at Island Park Drive and Wellington Street where the … Continue reading

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Planning Gets Tough In West End: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Ron Corbett, filling in for Rob Snow, and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray discuss controversial planning issues in Wellington West on The Bulldog segment of the Afternoon Edition. The listen to the podcast of the broadcast, go to the player … Continue reading

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Hobbs Gets Planning Wrong

Claridge Homes got a legal opinion on a motion brought forth by Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs.  — As usual Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs did not think through the motion she presented to the city finance committee on Tuesday. Hobbs proposed … Continue reading

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Hobbs Makes Twitter Waves

Here is some feedback on Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs from Twitter:

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Hobbs, Again

The tweeps are back at it again. They’re still fuming about The Bulldog post What Is Hobbs’ Constituency? On Wednesday, the tweeps went wild about taxpayers paying the whole tab for brownfields cleanup a la Hobbs. So here are another couple … Continue reading

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Hobbs Strikes Again

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs doesn’t understand the word ‘precedent’. First she wants to give the Mizrahi Developments project at 1445 and 1451 Wellington Street a precedent-setting 12-storey building exemption. The new Wellington West Community Design plan only allows for six … Continue reading

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Hobbs Raises A Stink

Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs is always good for a controversy. The Bulldog post What Is Hobbs’ Constituency? raised the blood pressure of a number of people on Twitter. To see the tweets on the topic. see below:

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Hobbs On Heavy Rotation

Isn’t it interesting that posts on The Bulldog concerning Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs are getting better readership than those of old political grandmaster Mayor Jim Watson. Perhaps even this gratuitous post you’re reading now.

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