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NCC Board To Meet

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites members of the public and the media to attend its public Board of Directors, meeting as well as its 13th annual public meeting. The two … Continue reading

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Parkways No Place For Light Rail

Like it or not, the various NCC parkways across town have become commuter routes. In fact, they are vital links in an Ottawa where traffic is becoming a terrible monster. So inevitably, the parkways will continue to provide car access. … Continue reading

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Lane Closures Planned On Macdonald Parkway

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: Sections of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway will be temporarily closed in both directions to improve the safety of two overpass railings of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. These … Continue reading

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Group Protests City Incursion Into Stony Swamp

This is a release from the Greenspace Alliance: The City of Ottawa is proposing to turn a 2-lane road through Stony Swamp, a Provincially Significant Wetland, into a 4-lane divided highway, and the National Capital Commission is allowing it to … Continue reading

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Windmill Releases Chaudiere Consultation

Windmill Developments has released the results of its Dec. 11 public consultations on its Chaudiere Islands project. The click on the hotkeyed document below:

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NCC Finds Pine View Operator

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The National Capital Commission (NCC) is pleased to announce that it has retained the proposal submitted by Pine View Golf Course Inc. to enter into a lease agreement to continue the … Continue reading

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NCC Kristmanson’s Modest Fast Start

The National Capital Commission would like to animate the Ottawa River shoreline. — So here is something Ottawa City Hall could learn from the so-called anti-democratic National Capital Commission. Listening and acting on what it hears.

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Will New NCC CEO Succeed? Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Ron Corbett (filling in for regular host Rob Snow) and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray discuss the choice of Mark Kristmanson as chief executive officer of the National Capital Commission on the Afternoon Edition. To hear the Bulldog segment of … Continue reading

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Be Civil To NCC, Watson: Maguire

Bulldog Ottawa is happy to welcome the comments of declared mayoral candidate Mike Maguire. This news site is more than willing to print a reasonable number of comments from prominent mayoral candidates, even Mayor Jim Watson. We’d never blacklist any … Continue reading

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NCC Seeks Ottawa River Shoreline Projects

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: Through a request for expressions of interest process, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is seeking innovative proposals for pilot projects that will enliven and bring more vitality to public spaces along … Continue reading

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New NCC Chief A Peculiar Choice

Something appears a little odd about the appointment of Mark Kristmanson as the National Capital Commission’s new CEO. Kristmanson has been responsible for many of the ceremonial parts of the National Capital Commission since he joined the Crown corporation in 2004. … Continue reading

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NCC Used As Scapegoat

This is a response to a Facebook status from a Bulldog Ottawa reader:

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Kristmanson Gets NCC CEO Post

This is a joint release from the National Capital Commission and the Department of Foreign Affairs: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, the minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, today announced the appointment of Mark Kristmanson as chief executive officer … Continue reading

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Baird To Make NCC Statement

This is a release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will make an announcement regarding the National Capital Commission (NCC) on February 3, 2014.

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Mills A Class Act

Frequent Bulldog commenter Randy Gordon is back with his opinion on the Russell Mills-Jim Watson spat: Ken Good for Russell Mills to quickly rebuke the arrogance of Jim Watson’s attempt to basically get rid of the NCC.

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Keep Up The Good Barriers, NCC

This is a message Bulldog Ottawa reader Bruce Webster sent to the NCC in response to Mayor Jim Watson’s letters to the NCC and the PMO:

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Don’t Muss With Russ

Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight. And that’s what Mayor Jim Watson has done in his battle with the National Capital Commission and chairman Russell Mills. Watson has no idea what he is up against. The mayor might think … Continue reading

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Russ Mills Throws Roundhouse Right

First the senior federal minister for eastern Ontario, John Baird, shoots down Mayor Jim Watson’s proposal to alter the National Capital Commission, now the NCC chairman Russell Mills does the same in a rather stylish fashion. Appears Mills has a journalism … Continue reading

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NCC Should Have Higher Standard: Academic

Academic Barry Wellar weighs in on the question of National Capital Commission board member Robert Tennant’s objectivity in this email to Bulldog Ottawa: Mr. Russell Mills, Chairman, and Directors National Capital Commission Re: NCC director’s LRT ties under scrutiny – … Continue reading

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Watson Insults Big Players Over NCC

The Palace of Versailles: We don’t know if it would be big enough to accommodate the huge ego of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. — Who does Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson think he is? Bulldog Ottawa has read overbearing, pretentious, stuffed-shirted … Continue reading

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City Gets Blast From NCC On Light Rail

Bulldog Ottawa reader Randy Gordon sent along two emails on the National Capital Commission board meeting that addressed light rail along the Macdonald Parkway: Ken The City really got blasted today by the NCC on the Western Light Rail Extension … Continue reading

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Western LRT On NCC Meeting Agenda

Bulldog Ottawa reader Randy Gordon sent along this email concerning the upcoming National Capital Commission board meeting: Ken It should be interesting to see what the NCC says tomorrow on the Western Extension of the light rail.

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Weather Closes Rideau Canal Skateway

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: Since 5:45am today, the Rideau Canal Skateway has been temporarily closed because of adverse weather conditions and their negative impact on the ice.

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Dump LRT, Parkway Is Our Central Park

Bulldog Ottawa reader Cathy Rogers is a strong supporter of the National Capital Commission. Rogers sent this note to a number of area politicians and Bulldog Ottawa:

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Light Show Celebrates Champlain

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

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