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Adam: Thanks, former ministers, but let's not blend the LeBreton Flats bids

Former political heavyweights John Manley and John Baird did great things for Ottawa in their heydays, helping it become the wonderful city it is today. And it is good to see that even in retirement, they care enough about the city to come together and speak out about its future. 648 more words


Denley: At least Baird and Manley are speaking out on LeBreton Flats. The NCC offers little

Former political heavyweights John Baird and John Manley are right when they say the National Capital Commission’s preferred proposal for LeBreton Flats creates “a real risk of getting it wrong.” 679 more words


NCC not swayed, sticks with plan to negotiate on Sens' bid for LeBreton Flats

Two political big shots aren’t budging the National Capital Commission off course in planning the future of LeBreton Flats.

Former Ottawa MPs John Baird and John Manley… 515 more words

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Former MPs call on NCC to revisit LeBreton bid process

Two prominent former Parliamentarians are putting aside their party ties and calling on the National Capital Commission to revisit the rules around the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats. 675 more words

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Baird and Manley: A novel way to get LeBreton right

After 50 long years, there is now a real sense of excitement that progress is finally being made for the long-neglected LeBreton Flats. The planned redevelopment of the area will be the single largest urban project of its kind in Canada today and perhaps in North America, representing more than 53 acres in the heart of the nation’s capital. 758 more words


U.S. prepares to send troops to Libya. Will Canada follow?

In 2011 the Canadian government and military joined with other nations to overthrow Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

The Canadian government and military played key roles in overthrowing Gadhafi and highlighted those efforts as a significant victory both for Libya and Canadians. 1,470 more words

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