The only building that has been identified as a potential new site for the Ottawa parole office was open for discussion at a public consultation Wednesday evening.
Things have been pretty quiet on the crime front in Centretown for some time now and this has some of us pondering on why this could be. Before I launch myself in the results of this pondering, I would like to first take the opportunity to wish all you a Happy New Year. I hope 2009 brings all of you inner peace, happiness and the courage to look into the face of fear and apathy do something about it.
In an audacious move that is a considerable setback for Mayor Larry O’Brien’s avowed goal of a balancing the city’s books, a coalition of 15 city councillors Wednesday cut short any more debate on the city budget and passed a document that calls for a 4.9-per-cent property tax increase and few programs funding cuts.
Although it’s snowy outside, some community members have visions of sunny days at the playground on their minds.