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FULL LOCAL: Latest Ottawa News

Full Local brings you the best in Ottawa news, information and opinion from the city’s news sites and blogs – all in real time. Full Local‘s content changes minute-by-minute. When there’s something happening in Ottawa, you’ll get it first in Full … 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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Peter Hume’s Sweet Spot: Whopper Watch

This from Ottawa Magazine on the proposed construction of a large condo at 233 Armstrong St. The magazine is paraphrasing planning committee chairman Peter Hume. The Alta Vista councillor is taking the planning process to an even more absurd level:

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Ottawa To Get One Casino, Province Rules

This is a letter from Mayor Jim Watson to Ottawa city councillors and senior city staff: Dear Council Colleague, When Council last met on July 17th, I indicated that I would engage with the Province of Ontario to clarify the … Continue reading

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Windmill Reveals Chaudiere Involvement

Chaudière Falls is one of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets due to lack of convenient public access. Windmill Developments has confirmed it is the party interested in redeveloping the Chaudière Islands. Its releases on the development are below. Click on the hotkeyed … Continue reading

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Make The Developers Pay: Reader

A Centretown resident responded to the Bulldog Ottawa post, Planning, Centretown and City Hall In Question: The residents and homeowners in Ottawa Centretown and the old core (pre-amalgamation) City of Ottawa (Centretown, Dalhousie/Preston Street area, Ottawa South, Sandy Hill, and … Continue reading

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City Concludes Equestrian Park Activities: Internal Document

This is City of Ottawa internal document: Mayor and Members of Council Dan Chenier General Manager / directeur général Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Services des parcs, des loisirs et de la culture Nepean National Equestrian Park- Update on Termination … Continue reading

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Rockcliffe Parkway Lanes Open

This is a release from the National Capital Commission: The Rockcliffe Parkway lanes, in both directions, between the bottom of the escarpment east of Acacia Avenue and Lisgar Road, are reopened to traffic.

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Carleton, Algonquin Address Learning Disabilities

Carleton University Men’s Basketball coach Dave Smart will speak at Making the Cut. This is a release from Carleton University: Carleton University and Algonquin College are presenting “Make The CUT” (College University Transition).

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City Discovers Woodroffe Ave. Re-Opening

Just less than an hour after Bulldog Ottawa broke the story about Woodroffe Avenue re-opening, golly-wally the City of Ottawa issues a release saying that Woodroffe Avenue is re-opening. Who would have guessed? Here’s the kinda news:

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Anybody Know Of A Hobbs Meeting On Light Rail?

Here is Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs saying thank you to the voters of her ward post-election. This is an email exchange between two residents concerning Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs and light-rail transit that was forwarded to Bulldog Ottawa:

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Ottawa Casino In Doubt? Come On

The Bulldog broke this story on Oct. 23. Now where did the Ottawa Sun find out Sunday that Ottawa’s casino might be in doubt? Here maybe?

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Roger Guindon: uOttawa ‘Founding Father’ Dies

This is a release from the University of Ottawa: Here is the statement issued by Allan Rock, President of the University of Ottawa, following the death of one of the University’s founders and key personalities, Father Roger Guindon, at the … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Ottawa Book Award Winners

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Three local writers shared the spotlight tonight as winners of the prestigious Ottawa Book Awards. The ceremony took place at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans.

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Reader Stands Up To Bullying

Loyal Bulldog Ottawa reader and contributor J.C. Dube takes on the Skyscrappers of skyscraperpage.com and their odd forum of urban discussion in this email. Hello Ken, re: “Should this Skyscrapper be charged?” JFFournier has made some effete apology on why … 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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Casino Motion To Be Presented To FEDCO (2)

This is the motion Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Doug Thompson will present to FEDCO on Tuesday:

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Ottawa Casino Moral Implications Debated

Debates turn up in the most curious places. This week a discussion appeared after one of my Facebook posts to Bulldog Ottawa concerning the value of an Ottawa casino that has been backed by Mayor Jim Watson. If you might, … Continue reading

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Ottawa Lands Major Events

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The City of Ottawa and the Major Events Office of Ottawa Tourism are enjoying recent successes from the joint strategy of “bid more, win more, host more.” Events already awarded to … Continue reading

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Scott Moffatt To Run Again In 2014

Ran into Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt recently and we had an expansive conversation about a number of city issues. Moffatt really supports the new light-rail program and is very concerned about the growing infrastructure problem in the city.

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Where The Lansdowne Project Stands

[wowslider id=”13″] Here’s what Lansdowne Park looked like last weekend. Like most people, I don’t find construction sites very uplifting. Yes they create jobs and generate income but the dirt and organized chaos I find disconcerting. So few places are … Continue reading

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Further To The Lansdowne Site

Further to the business about the so-called toxic berm at Lansdowne and the responsibility of the city. The City of Ottawa is a partner in this project. One critic of the plan condemned the municipality, saying it wasn’t looking out … Continue reading

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Lansdowners Must Prove Toxic Threat

The current state of Lansdowne Park. Good for the Concerned Residents of Holmwood Avenue and the Glebe Community Association. They have hired an environmental engineer to look over a draft of the Certificate of Property Use by the Ontario environment … Continue reading

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Teachers Look Bad, Senators Look Good

What exactly are our Ontario teachers trying to do other than alienating the public? First they began withdrawing volunteer services from schools. Then they didn’t show at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in Kanata for meet-the-teacher night despite the fact more than 100 … Continue reading

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Civic Hospital Area Seeks Lowered Speed Limit

This is a release from the Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association: The Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association (CHNA) is at the halfway point in its campaign to make the speed limit in the area 40km per hour according to CHNA Traffic Committee … Continue reading

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