City of Ottawa lays off 177 employees

Updated at 07:45 - The city has laid off 75 managers and 102 unionized administrative employees as part of an “organizational realignment” that...

City manager Steve Kanellakos

Candidates campaigning in the past

October 06, 2010 - Media coverage of political campaigns inevitably lead to ratings of the various candidates. In that vein, this mayoralty campaign...


Council needs a dose of fairy dust

December 23, 2009 - I had a dream last night that a good fairy promised me three wishes to make city council more effective and efficient.

Mayor Watson: Who stands to benefit

October 25, 2010 - Jim Watson put economic development front and centre when he officially kicked off his election campaign in late April with a...

Running city hall like a business

December 23, 2009 - We've heard the same cry for years in many municipal election campaigns - is city hall a business, and can it be run from only a...

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