Category Archives: Municipally Speaking

Wheels of Hope Role on in October

Click to Enlarge Submitted Seen in this photo with patient and long-time passenger Marion Holly at the time of the interview, Bruce Webster expressed a deep wish for local support of the transportation program. “We just have to keep it … Continue reading

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Grassroots Campaigns: How Big is Your Lawn?

Let’s face it, it can feel a little un-predictable when doing client/customer development.  You want a strong client base that uses your best skills, or product, to their advantage.  Everyone benefits right? I have 3 rules, in life, and in … Continue reading

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“He’s Listening” Go Jim Go!

I usually try to stay neutral when it comes to politics.  I have a few darn good reasons for this. 1.       I don’t like to be labelled or put in a box. 2.       I find something positive in most things. … Continue reading

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January is Crime Stoppers Month!

As most of you are aware, I am a volunteer Director with National Capital Area Crime Stoppers.  It is my honour to be their Director of Communications.  I joined the board in July 2010 after Crime Stoppers made application to … Continue reading

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The Mental Health Care of our Youth. I Believe in YOU!

Did I read correctly in today’s Citizen?  There are only 27 mental health crisis care beds available in our city devoted to the youth at CHEO and the Royal?  Let’s break that down in general numbers so we can all … Continue reading

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Perspective is Reality

I always wondered what people meant when they said, “I have to get some perspective on this.”  I heard this expression today in an elevator from a person discussing the current media frenzy about the recently released Ottawa Police Services … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Hams

It’s December 1st today.  As I begin writing this I am full of wonder.  Aren’t you? There’s a Mayor and a new slate and configuration of city councillors.  Hush now.  If you listen very carefully you will hear everyone in … Continue reading

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