Tag Archives: Ottawa City Hall

Public, Private Double Standard

Avid Bulldog reader Bruce Webster weighed in with this comment by email: Ken: On this news site you have summarized my comments made through the Dawg most eloquently and clearly.

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

City Budget: Truth And Consequences

Ottawa City Hall: It’s not difficult to separate the fly doo from the pepper on this budget.  — Here are some initial reactions from The Bulldog gleaned from the budget release document below. Whopper Watch is on high. The feel-good … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

User-Unfriendly Audio Minutes: Whopper Watch

The City of Ottawa doesn’t provide written minutes of meetings. — What Mayor Jim Watson means with this quote below is that when the municipality puts city council and standing committee meetings on audio and video, residents must run through hours of … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

City Hall: Closed, Uncaring, Exclusive

Why don’t we have written minutes of meetings such as we had pre-2011, the Citizen’s Joanne Chianello asks? Strangely enough, your friendly neighbourhood Bulldog asked that same question when written minutes were halted, to be replaced by audio and video. Ahhh … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

CITY VOTE ’14

Here is a compendium of Bulldog stories covering the Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27. It’s Ottawa’s most comprehensive coverage of the upcoming municipal election. The Mayor Of Oz The Bulldog’s Endorsements Tough Sherring Needed On Council The Maguire Boost That Never … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Here’s The Citizen’s Election Survey

The Ottawa Citizen’s candidate survey has been circulating around city hall. — Here is a document that will leave municipal candidates with furrowed brows and anguished moments wondering how the electoral public will respond to filling in the blanks on this … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

A Civic Ship Of Fools

This is an email to The Bulldog from frequent contributor Earle Rheaume: Seldom have I witnessed such mismanagement of people, capital, time and resources as I have through this team of so called professionals at Ottawa City Hall.

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

You Like The Bulldog: Poll

Who knew we had such readership satisfaction? We polled readers, after a scathing comment from Andrew, if they like The Bulldog or not. Overwhelming they do. Perhaps that’s why they’re reading The Bulldog. About 80 per cent of respondents said they … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Give Us City Hall Leadership

Mayor Jim Watson’s term has been marked by many administrative errors. — Frequent Bulldog commenter and community activist Ron Benn serves up this very interesting comment on the breakdown in municipal administration: Mayor Jim Watson’s most notable achievement in the 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

You Fund City Hall Swag: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray look at the ridiculous waste of councillor “swag” at city hall and they discuss the hopeless prospects for a Can-Am baseball team in the city. In fact, the Can-Am League is not … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

No News? Why Here’s A Top 10 List

The summer news doldrums have started a bit early this year. Ottawa City Hall has the pulse rate of a rock. Why could it be because a municipal election is approaching? No news is good news when you want to … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Why All The Secrets At City Hall?

Frequent Bulldog contributor Ron Benn talks about city hall secrecy: When the policy to disclose is not followed, it is fair to pose the question of why? One event is just that, one event. Two events may be the start … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off
« 1 2