Watson Is Right On Debate: Reader

Here is a comment far different than Sheridan’s words on Saturday. This one is from Bulldog commenter David:

Here’s a question: why is the Richmond Village Association hosting a mayoral candidates’ debate before the time to register as a candidate has passed?

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Richmond Is Hockeyville



Richmond is the perfect community for hosting Kraft Hockeyville during the television Hockey Day In Canada extravaganza.

Richmond, in the southwest part of the City of Ottawa, brings its residents together each year to bring the area its famous fair, one of the best such gatherings in rural Ottawa. Despite being part of Ottawa, it is a community unto itself with a proud heritage and caring populace … a lot like the rest of rural Ottawa.

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Betty Hill Had Spunk

We’re all saddened by the death of former rural politician Betty Hill at the all-too-young age of 76.

One has to admire a person who goes out and gets a law degree in her 50s when she could easily be enjoying the fruits of her labour. And she was a successful woman politician at a time when it was more difficult to be a successful woman politician than it is today.

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Walton Newsletter Reveals Mammoth Ottawa Plans (1)

The February 2013 newsletter on waltoninternational.com outlines in detail its gigantic plans for southwest Ottawa.

The story of the broad outlines for the plans was broken in Bulldog Ottawa last week.

If these plans come to fruition, the development will be one of the largest in Ottawa history and will create a new city.

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Walton ‘Participating’ In 2014 Official Plan (2)

City officials have been playing down or denying they know anything about the gigantic Walton International proposed development in southwest Ottawa.

In fact, Walton in its February 2013 newsletter says differently:

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Walton Plans, Charts Available (3)

Walton International has laid out in some detail its plans for its huge proposed southwest Ottawa proposal … one of the largest in the city’s history.

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Moffatt Backed On Heritage, Environment Stand

Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt is gaining traction for his principled stand defending the rural nature of his community.

That support is coming in the face of a proposed huge development in the southwest part of Ottawa.

Now if we could just get politicians in old parts of the city defending heritage, maybe we could build a unique city.

This is not the first tweet or comment in defence of his stand.

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Scott Moffatt Shows Character, Respect


The Richmond Fair: That’s part of the heritage of rural Ottawa that Councillor Scott Moffatt treasures.

Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt will face a great deal of pressure to go forward with the Walton International consortium development across his ward.

Moffatt deserves a great deal of credit for saying no to it.

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Thank You, Ottawa

On Tuesday, Bulldog Ottawa had its biggest readership day ever, powered by the breaking story on the proposal to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on an enormous residential and commercial project that would stretch from the Manotick area all the way to West Carleton.

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