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Muirhead: No Bobblehead Please

Candidate and businessman Jeff Seeton in Kanata North is a long-time resident with deep roots in the community and one of its community associations. The Bulldog likes to see community association background in councillors because it is rather thankless work … 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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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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Egli And Light Rail: The Whole City Is Watching

Mayor Jim Watson’s move to oust Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson from the transportation committee chair was an outstanding decision. Wilkinson lost the faith of many Ottawa residents when she prejudged the outcome of the deliberations leading to the construction … Continue reading

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What’s Going On With Light Rail?

Hmmm. First transportation chairwoman Marianne Wilkinson moves along. Her committee is responsible for light rail. Now John Jensen who runs the light-rail implementation office goes to Toronto.

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Wilkinson On Her New Role: Whopper Watch

Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson on her departure from the powerful transportation committee chairwoman’s post:

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Wilkinson’s Loose Words Sealed Her Fate

So what happened to Marianne Wilkinson? Well as we all know now, she’s been dispatched from being chairwoman of the transportation committee. Why was that? It goes back, I believe, to an incident last year that showed that Wilkinson was … Continue reading

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Wilkinson ‘Considers’ Move From Transportation Post: Internal Memo

This is a City of Ottawa internal document obtained by Bulldog Ottawa: From: Watson, Jim (Mayor/Maire) Sent: January 29, 2013 6:26 PM To: ‘=City Council’ Cc: + Management – Executives; =Mayor’s Office Subject: Mid-Term Governance Review / Examen de mi-mandat … Continue reading

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Eugene Melnyk Is Right

On the other dawgs Monday. On Bulldog Canadian, we think Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is right in saying the NHL should be playing hockey. On Bulldog Business, we wonder how it is possible to design a Transitway on March … Continue reading

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Residents Want Smart Light Rail

This is the top of the website for a residents group concerned about the impact of light rail on their communities. The residents around Richmond Road and Byron Avenue have formed an interest group called Neighbours for Smart Western Rail. … Continue reading

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Where’s Katherine Hobbs On Byron Light Rail?

Kitchissippi Councillor on the good cause of biking. Perhaps she’d like to engage her residents on light rail. The comment box is below. Councillor Katherine Hobbs really does need to engage her residents on light. According the community paper the … Continue reading

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Secret Light-Rail Video Obtained By Bulldog Ottawa

The good people over at MOSH Communications got this video leaked to them of an in camera Ottawa City Council light-rail meeting. In the interest of public service, the MOSHers sent this secret video to Bulldog Ottawa. Can you pick … Continue reading

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Heated Twitter Discussion On Light Rail, Wilkinson

Ottawa’s only commuter rail, the O-Train, keeps chuggin’ along. Here is how the discussion went on Wednesday on the KenGray Twitter page concerning a route for western light rail. In response to a letter of western rail activists, city transportation … Continue reading

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Wilkinson Should Resign From Transportation Committee

It was bad enough that city staff sent to civic transportation committee a poorly researched document that essentially put the fix in for light-rail to be sent down the Byron linear park. Fortunately wiser heads prevailed with Mayor Jim Watson … Continue reading

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Wilkinson Rejects Carling Avenue Light Rail

Well, this didn’t take long. As soon as a coalition of residents asked for consultations on western light rail, transportation committee chairwoman Marianne Wilkinson rejected Carling Ave. as a route for the line, flying in the face of the local … Continue reading

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