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Where do I stand on…and how can it be done?
Light Rail Transit
LRT needed more work before approval-stations without bathrooms? I would rather see expansion of... more
City of Ottawa Council Meeting: August 28, 2013
The Kanata Chamber of Commerce is the largest independent business organization in West Ottawa, representing... more
How City Council has handled the Casino affair should not be a surprise to citizens. We had a foretaste of it under the former Council when they abruptly... more
This could have all been avoided if the City had conducted proper public consultations at the very beginning. An honest approach is always the best. I really... more
Dear Ottawa residents,
By now, citizens of Ottawa are aware of Ottawa's next boondoggle - the Mayor's desperate search for not one but two casinos -... more
Dear Mayor Watson & Ottawa City Council,
In a very short while you will all be asked an important question with respect to the possibility of a second... more
I’ve made this argument so many times, many times on your site (The Bulldog), but here it is again in point form:
Casinos promote gambling and are a vice.... more
This is really good news! The final paragraph in the Mayor's motion is exactly what I said in my presentation to Council on the casino last Fall:
BE IT FURTHER... more
Interesting to see how Mayor Watson is framing this issue, knowing full well that many Ottawa residents oppose his desire for a downtown casino.
I certainly do... more
Some info for you Ken, apparently public feedback from residents in Ward 9 (Nepean) indicates most people are opposed to a downtown Casino, preferring instead... more
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
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