Tag Archives: Ottawa

Why The Mayor Didn’t Debate In Richmond: Top 10 List

The first mayoral debate of the 2014 election is tonight but the hoedown is missing one player … His Worshipnator Jim Watson. We think Watson is missing the blast because the mayor likes his PR to be perfect and debates … Continue reading

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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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CITY VOTE ’14

Here is a compendium of Bulldog Ottawa stories covering the Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27:

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Meet Mayoral Hopeful Darren Wood: Podcast

Darren Wood is the self-proclaimed champion of the little guy in the campaign for Ottawa mayor. Wood says the current mayor Jim Watson is not supporting working people and the taxpayers of the city. The top echelons of city hall … Continue reading

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LRT Building Narrows Queen Street

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning Wednesday, September 3, Queen Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Bay Street and Lyon Street to accommodate utility and hydro relocation work in advance of … Continue reading

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POLITICS JAM: Latest And Best Canadian Opinion

Politics Jam on Bulldog Canadian brings together the best Canadian columnists and opinion-makers all in one place and in real time. Come back again and again. It changes with new articles minute-by-minute. Politics Jam is below:

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Watson For CFL Commissioner

Great Bulldog contributor Sheridan responded to The Bulldog post, Watson’s Campaign Platform: Top 10 List, with curiosity and a very interesting prediction: No. 1 on the list of Watson’s satirical campaign platform, “Find another job,” is a curious entry. Anyway, we know … Continue reading

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Watson’s Campaign Platform: Top 10 List

On Tuesday, the campaign for municipal office gets serious. Why our Mayor Jim Watson took a week (a whole week) late in the summer to develop his platform for Oct. 27. Like most candidates, he will release his ideas in … Continue reading

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Watson Wrong To Ignore Richmond Debate

Should Mayor Jim Watson be at the first mayoral all-candidate meeting staged by the Richmond Village Association? Yes. Will he be there? No. Now why is this? Here’s a man who can attend the opening of an envelope and yet can’t … Continue reading

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Bulldog Tricked By Readers: Poll Results

The readers of this news site are sly Bulldogs indeed. Why they’re practising bait-and-switch. On the first poll question Tuesday, the Dawg Pack says: “Sure Ken. Run for mayor. We’re behind you 53.57 per cent. Yeah, put down some money, … Continue reading

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No, I’m Not Running: Bulldog On CFRA

OK, last week CFRA’s Pierre Bourque was all over me about running for mayor or commissar of Kitchissippi. No such luck. Now Ron Corbett, filling in for Rob Snow on CFRA’s Afternoon Edition, says The Bulldog torqued The Phantom (the … Continue reading

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The Mythical Truck Tunnel

Must be election season. Why else would you re-announce money for a study of a downtown truck tunnel that simply won’t be built and might be quite dangerous were an accident occur down there with a vehicle carrying a large … Continue reading

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Phantom Speculation Stops Here

Who was The Phantom? I will take the secret to my grave. To learn about The Phantom, click here.

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Should The Bulldog Run For Mayor? Vote

Let’s have some fun today. The news is very slow now so we’ll give this a try. For years The Bulldog has been asked if this news site was being written in preparation for a run for mayor. Furthermore The Bulldog was … Continue reading

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What Happened To Hume? Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA journalist Pierre Bourque and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray discuss planning committee chairman Peter Hume’s departure from city hall. To hear the broadcast, click on the podcast player below:

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Goodbye, Peter Hume

Congratulations to Alta Vista Councillor Peter Hume. After 23 years of public service, Hume will not run in the Oct. 27 municipal election. The planning committee chairman says he needs a better balance between work and family. And being a … Continue reading

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Maguire Attacks Watson Debt Record

This is a letter to The Bulldog from mayoral candidate Mike Maguire: Ottawa has a serious debt problem that has gotten measurably worse in the last 4 years.  Our City debt was $700M when Mayor Watson started his 4 year … Continue reading

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Ottawa To Become Medical Devices Hub

This is a release from the University of Ottawa: The Government of Canada has chosen Ottawa to become the country’s leading authority in medical devices commercialization with the announcement of a $14.9 million investment in the Medical Devices Commercialization Centre … Continue reading

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The Ottawa Champions: Who Cares?

So the baseball Ottawa Champions of the Can-Am League have unveiled their new logo and it is characteristic of the way the league and the team is being run. The team picked the logo from 80 amateur drawings and then … Continue reading

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Watson Has Clear Road To Election Win

The last bump in the road to Mayor Jim Watson winning the Oct. 27 municipal election has been removed. The Bulldog has learned that a prominent Ottawan, a politician, who had been weighing whether of not to take on Watson, … Continue reading

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Human Error Cited In O-Train Derailment

This is a release from OC Transpo. To read the release, click on the highlight words below:

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TSB Says Barrhaven Bus-Train Crash Probe ‘Ongoing’

The Transportation Safety Board says the investigation of last fall’s OC Transpo-Via Rail crash is still “ongoing”. No date has been set for release of the report and the TSB does not know if the study will be finished prior to … Continue reading

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Stand Up For The Glebe, Jim Watson

Is this what Mayor Jim Watson and the people behind Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group envisaged when they opened and re-opened the various amusements at the former Lansdowne Park? Were they blind to the fact that residents of the Glebe … Continue reading

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Get Over It On Lansdowne: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and The Bulldog’s Ken Gray debate what residents of the Glebe should expect on RedBlack football game days. To listen to a broadcast of the show, click on the podcast below:

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Route 76 Retired In Respect For Dead

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The City of Ottawa will retire OC Transpo Route 76 out of respect for those who passed away on September 18, 2013.

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