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You’re Wrong, Bulldog: Campaign Chief

Below is an email sent to The Bulldog by Tobi Nussbaum’s campaign manager James Anderson in Rideau-Rockcliffe ward. Of course, Anderson’s job is to defend Nussbaum, a role he does very well. But he should note on his website that I … Continue reading

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We’ll Miss You Katie Hobbs

Oh that Katie Hobbs. She’s got one slick website. Found this on the re-election website of Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs. Why does she need to say what her “sole motivation” is? “I ran for councillor to help people in my … Continue reading

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The Hidden Municipal Party Agenda

This is a comment from avid Bulldog reader Ron Benn looking at the role party workers play in the municipal election: As we contemplate the question of why some candidates attract more funding than others, consider the role of the … Continue reading

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Blackburn Hamlet Must Boil Water

This is a release from the City of Ottawa. It would be nice to know in the release what the cause of the contamination is, particularly because the city has a record of being very proud of its water service: … 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 stories covering the Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27. It’s Ottawa’s most comprehensive coverage of the upcoming municipal election. We’ll Miss You Katie Hobbs You’re Wrong, Bulldog: Campaign Chief The Hidden Municipal Party Agenda Cowan’s The … Continue reading

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Cowan’s The Choice In Alta Vista

Alta Vista is the ward of outgoing planning committee chairman Peter Hume. Under his reign on that committee, Hume and his colleagues turned solid zoning into a suggestion and the number of storeys that would be constructed on a new … Continue reading

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Modray Says He’s The Man In Innes

This is an email from Andrew Modray, a candidate in Innes ward, who takes issue with my endorsement of his opponent Teresa Whitmore. To read the Whitmore endorsement, click here. Mr. Gray: I am glad to see you at least … 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. There’s faster way of keeping informed quickly and in real time of the finest in Canadian opinion. The Bulldog brings … Continue reading

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Pick Perry In Rideau-Rockcliffe

Citizen columnist Andrew Cohen’s favourite candidate in Rideau-Rockcliffe Tobi Nussbaum has been a lawyer, public servant and diplomat. Nussbaum has extensive community experience in the Beechwood area. His website is probably the slickest in this campaign. Full of professional video … Continue reading

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Andrew Cohen’s Library: Whopper Watch

Citizen freelancer Andrew Cohen in his latest missive doesn’t get how the new central library is the Internet: (Mayor Jim Watson’s) announcement says nothing about what a library actually means to a community. Nothing about a library as an architectural statement, … Continue reading

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Where’s Watson?

Mikey lends a theory to where Mayor Jim Watson was when Ottawa Public Health distributed a release this week saying there was a possible Ebola case in the city. From Facebook:

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Last Call For Advanced Poll

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The final advance vote day for the upcoming municipal election is Saturday, October 18, when the advance voting places in all 23 wards will be open between 10 a.m. and 5 … Continue reading

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Cullen Releases Full Campaign Funding Report

Bay ward candidate Alex Cullen, a long-time opponent of corporate and union funding of municipal candidate campaigns, has released this full report on a study he did on the issue. Here is an excerpt from the report: Money plays an … Continue reading

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Cullen Report Condemns Corporate Donations

Bay ward candidate Alex Cullen details contributions to 2010 municipal candidates from corporations and unions in these two releases. Cullen is very much against such donations. Cullen lost his councillor job in the 2010 election in Bay ward and is … Continue reading

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Where Was Watson On Ebola Virus?

As officials are testing a person at The Ottawa Hospital, Mayor Jim Watson is tweeting this. — So the City of Ottawa releases information that a person at the Ottawa Hospital is being tested for the Ebola virus. That’s the … Continue reading

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We Need A New Stephen Blais

Councillor Stephen Blais arrived at Ottawa City Hall in 2010 full of fire and was constantly questioning spending and programs. Then came his almost-fatal heart attack in 2013 and a five-month break from his duties while he recovered. At times his … Continue reading

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Ebola Case Found Negative

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and Ottawa Public Health (OPH) have received the results of the Ebola test that was sent to the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg earlier today. The result was … Continue reading

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Ottawa Patient Tested For Ebola

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: A patient at The Ottawa Hospital’s General Campus is undergoing tests for the Ebola virus disease. The patient, who had recently visited a West African country where Ebola has been reported, … Continue reading

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Ebola Fact Sheet

This is an Ebola virus fact sheet from Ottawa Public Health. Just click on the highlighted words below to read the release:

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The Skyscrappers Return

Well lookie who’s back. The icy members of SkyscraperPage.com (or the Skyscrappers as we call them) who actually created a forum on their holy platform where they trashed yours truly, printed lies about your agent and libeled the aforementioned scribbler. … Continue reading

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Batting Last, Jim Watson: Whopper Watch

This is grim. How much did Mayor Jim Watson know about bringing Double-A baseball to Ottawa? Very, very little. Case in point. Watson in an interview with the Citizen’s Joanne Chianello said that Triple-A baseball was too rich for Ottawa’s … Continue reading

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Take Chernushenko in Capital

Capital candidate Scott Blurton is a relative newcomer to the ward having lived there four years. We don’t see much about community involvement on his website or any experience with community associations. So Blurton is a raw rookie when it … Continue reading

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The Battle Of Tiverton Drive

This is an exchange between Councillor Keith Egli and resident Phillip Dempsey.

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El-Chantiry With Reservations

West Carleton March incumbent Eli El-Chantiry is a hard-working, nice gentleman. El-Chantiry does his constituency work well and was appointed deputy mayor. He is a very workmanlike representative of his ward. As Police Services Board chairman, the councillor does a … Continue reading

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