Letters

Ken, the real driving force in gambling these days is online gambling as I wrote on your blog last week. The economic benefits will be the same at Rideau-... more
Casino
Public consultation
governance
Jim Watson
Joanne Chianello
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Denis, I am a football fan. I count myself amoung them. My friends are football fans, a number of them drive pickup trucks and vans for work purposes as well... more
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Transportation
Transit
LRT
OSEG
Bayview Yards
Stadium study
CFL
Football
If we want to build a sustainable City then redeveloping Carling Ave., a street that desperately needs to be revitalized, is a perfect candidate for Light Rail... more
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Carling Ave.
Sustainability
Marianne Wilkinson
LRT
Transportation
Transit
Intensification
Development
Ottawa River Parkway
NCC
The way the Mayor has positioned the debate with only one day of feedback and debate, it is unlikely FEDCO will say no to a casino in Ottawa. However, I... more
Casino
Public consultation
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Jim Watson
OLG
Bring on the debate! Bob Bricklebank is right, It’s time fix the mess that is amalgamation by bringing the zoning bylaws inline with the Official Plan because... more
Intensification
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
Zoning
amalgamation
I am writing a quick note to say that I support segregated bike lanes in Ottawa. I believe they are necessary in order to ensure the safety of cyclists in... more
Cycling
Cycling safety
segregated bike lanes
Laurier Avenue
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
I agree with both Jeff Darwin, Howard Darwin's son, and with Ottawa Citizen journalist Kelly Egan, on their assessment of the renaming of Merivale arena. As Mr... more
Nepean
Merivale Arena
Howard Darwin
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Public consultation
renaming public institutions
Dear Mr. Mayor, City Councillors and the Media, I don't believe it matters whether the Lansdowne Partnership Plan is a good idea or not, the process that has... more
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
sole sourcing
RFP
Competitive bidding
NIMBY. Not In My Back Yard. It’s a potent label, convenient for dismissing local residents’ concerns and marginalizing people who want what’s best for their... more
David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward
Dear Mayor O'Brien and City Councilors, My name is James O'Grady and I am one of the creators of LetsGetItRight.ca. I am writing to you today for the second... more
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
CFRA
Mark Sutfcliffe
Competitive bidding
RFP
Larry O'Brien

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