This story from Ottawa Magazine takes us on a curious journey through Vanier … its good side and its bad side:
“Community Improvement Plans attract new businesses, revitalize existing businesses and stimulate economic growth. This CIP will help diversify the Montreal Road business mix and will generate much needed investments and jobs […]
Having read and edited columnist Ron Benn’s article on Saturday (the mistakes are mine), one is left with the question: Why would staff and politicians support such a proposal at […]
OK, explain this to me because I don’t get out much.
Bulldog commentator Mike Patton says your turn is coming, as happened in Vanier, when your neighbourhood has something thrust upon it that it doesn’t want. Don’t expect any […]
As most of you know now, Ottawa City Council approved the Montreal Road site for the controversial Salvation Army shelter by a vote of 16-7. Here is the breakdown of […]
Didn’t you know how the Salvation Army shelter issue would turn out? Of course you did.
With a staggering number of people making presentations to the city planning committee concerning the construction of Salvation Army shelter on Montreal Road in Vanier, The Bulldog thought it […]
Bulldog commentator Mike Patton asks: “Who will step up to find a solution to the Vanier Salvation Army shelter impasse?”
Here’s what happens when you really don’t consult with the community over an important issue.
“All of these plans basically mean nothing when they can just be amended, site-specific, at any time. That’s what I find tragic in this case. Communities want certainty. The […]
The flurry of memos from city clerk Rick O’Connor on Thursday say in an indirect way that the fix is in for the Salvation Army shelter on Montreal Road.
These are releases from the City of Ottawa. Safe to say that Councillor Mathieu Fleury is running for his political life on this issue:
This is a release from the City of Ottawa:
Bulldog commentator Mike Patton says that a shelter, done well, doesn’t have an adverse effect on a neighbourhood:
Bulldog commentator Mike Patton wonders if Rideau-Vanier Councillor Mathieu Fleury has a Plan B for the Salvation Army homeless shelter in his ward.
Safe to say that Ottawa-Vanier MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers, were she writing her own tweets, would not have called an Ottawa police officer a murderer before his trial. Particularly given that […]
“I’ve never seen one in Ottawa.” Mayor Jim Watson on rats in the nation’s capital Ahh, the opportunities for cheap jokes on this one are endless.