Tag Archives: Kitchissippi

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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Hobbs Fails Another Test

Relations between the Hintonburg Community Association and Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs have declined to such an extent that the association will conduct its own safety check of a bicycle path rerouted due to light-rail construction. The Women’s Initiative for Safer … Continue reading

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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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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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A Hobbs Dog-And-Pony Show

For those of you who think these dog-and-pony shows mean anything (Bulldog Ottawa is boycotting them until the municipal election after the abysmal performance of city hall on the Scott Street detour), you should go. Needless to say, people don’t … Continue reading

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Hobbs And The Spirit Of Taking

Who would have thought Bulldog Ottawa was on Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs’ Christmas card list, but it is the season of miracles. Ms. Hobbs fired along her electronic card to the humble Bulldog along with a list of her accomplishments … 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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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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Hyper-Aggressive West-End Driving

Drivers have been holding target practice on pedestrians in the old west end this summer. Fortunately for the most part, their aim has been bad. Now here’s an unintended consequence of extremification. Traffic has become so gridlocked at times along … 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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