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CURRENT & PAST:

Jan 29 - 2011  From Mulch to Mess - Sue Sherring, Ottawa Sun

Jan 21 - 2011  Conservancy/NBBJ bid yields $4M in annual savings for City of Ottawa

Jan 16 - 2011  A lot of cash produces a little power - Randall Denley, The Ottawa Citizen

Jan  9 -  2011  Lansdowne Conservancy plan finally getting noticed -Ottawa Sun

Sept 9 - 2010  Group takes city to court over Lansdowne Park

Aug 23 - 2010  Watson proposal threatens democratic representation

July 15 - 2010  Council, Staff and other comments, re: WM Terms of Reference (ToR)

July 14 - 2010  Compostor raises a stink - London Free Press, July 14, 2010

July 13 - 2010  RCOC Past President comments on WM's Landfill Expansion ToR

June 24 -2010  Who will REALLY own Lansdowne Park?

June 22 -2010  Carp Road Dump Anti-Expansion Rally - Mayor O'Brien, MPP and Councillors

June 18 -2010  Let's Get It Right! - Website of city-wide coalition: Friends of Lansdowne 

June 08 -2010  Expansion Déjà Vu at Carp Road Dump -2010 version

May 20 - 2010  Solar Energy Fields Near the Trail Road Dump?

Feb 04 - 2010   Munster sewer-gas stink in Richmond lands city four more charges

Dec 18 - 2009   City owes taxpayers honest study of Haydon's Rapid Bus Transit Option

Dec 09 - 2009   Dump the Green Bin Protest at City Hall - and related links

Dec 04 - 2009   The recycling conundrum: How your blue bin hurts the environment - N.Post

Dec 02 - 2009   Ottawa's Green Bin Program smells before it begins - RCOC Reports

Nov 15 - 2009   Green bin rollout a mess... Randall Denley - Ottawa Citizen

Jul 04 - 2009     Green bins: A wasted effort? - Toronto Star - July 4, 2009

Mar 28 - 2009   Report on the 2009 Annual General Meeting of the Rural Council (RCOC)

Apr 19 - 2008   Manotick residents and experts speak out for common sense

Apr 07 - 2008   City engineers still cling to old wastewater-management thinking

Apr 07 - 2008   Rural Summit II - UPDATE (from City of Ottawa Website)

Mar 19 - 2008   Bob McKinley tells "the ugly truth about Manotick's servicing history"

Mar 19 - 2008   Rurals to be hit with huge Park & Ride Tax -without public discussion

Feb 15 - 2008   Munster Sewergate Scandal - Something desperately wrong here!

April 24 - 2007  Minto's Manotick plan roasted - The Ottawa Citizen

Apr 12  - 2007   Munster/Richmond sewage scandal revelations show predictions accurate

Mar 28  - 2007   W. Manotick CA website warns of severe threat to Village-character

Mar 16  - 2007   Urban-rural divide - West Carleton Review Weekender

Jan  27  - 2007   Immediate Public action needed regarding Carp Rd. Dump Proposal

Jan  27  - 2007   New group "Eye on Ottawa" intends to make councillors accountable

July 14  - 2006   City Appoints New Rural Affairs Officer

April 01 - 2006   Rural Council of Ottawa-Carleton holds first AGM

Mar. 16 - 2006   Council's back-room dump deal sickens opponents

Mar. 15 - 2006   City inked landfill agreement in '01 -The Ottawa Sun

Mar. 07 - 2006   Incineration debate stuck in past era, air quality expert says

Mar. 06 - 2006   Rural Summit Task Force E-Bulletin

Mar. 04 - 2006   The courage to keep on farming - in TheOttawa Citizen

Mar. 02 - 2006   RCOC meeting reports political involvement policy and 2006 Work Plan

Feb  25 - 2006   RCOC believes 'sound planning' means waste treatment at source:

Feb  09 - 2006   RCOC prepares DRAFT Constitution and By-Laws, ahead of April 1st AGM

Dec  15 - 2005   Seeking solutions to rural angst - Ottawa Valley News

Nov  20 - 2005   Rural Summit wins major convert - The Ottawa Citizen

Nov  19 - 2005   VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: COMPLETE COVERAGE OF RURAL SUMMIT

Nov  12 - 2005   Rural Summit Countdown - in The Ottawa Citizen

Oct  21 - 2005   Be sure to have your say at the Rural Summit: November 15th & 19th

Oct  21 - 2005   OMB rejects suggestions to improve effective representation

Oct  06 - 2005   Property Rights v. Environmentalism - to Rural Summit, Policy Sub-Com.

Oct  04 - 2005   MP, Gordon O'Connor's speech on M-227: Property Rights

Sept 12 - 2005   Scrambled politicians and bureaucrats have egg on their faces

Aug 22 - 2005    Lack of trust of city's motives given as reason for clearing of land

Aug 18 - 2005    Rural Affairs Committee discusses RURAL SUMMIT - ISSUES PAPER

Aug 18 - 2005     Summit faces high expectations - Sue Sherring - The Ottawa Sun

Aug 17 - 2005     When in doubt, call a meeting - Kelly Egan - The Ottawa Citizen

Aug 16-  2005     Goulbourn Landowners Group invite LLA to share ideas at presentation

Aug 15 -  2005    City staff need rural education, Jellett says - The Ottawa Citizen

Aug 12-  2005     DRAFT ISSUES PAPER for the upcoming Rural Summit posted

Aug  8 -  2005    City backs off on wetland designations - for now - The Stittsville News

Aug  8 -  2005    ORTC success story: "Rural Renaissance" - Ottawa Business Journal

July 31 -  2005   Carleton County needed, to provide better rural governance

July 31 -  2005    Rural sewage-line solution stinks - The Ottawa Citizen

July 24 -  2005   Goulbourn's drainage mismanagement causing false wetland designations

July 23 -  2005   RCOC Position concerning proposed changes to City of Ottawa Act

July 19 -  2005   650 acres of land are dry forest, not wetland - The Stittsville News

July  8 -  2005   Carleton County - Back to the Future - The West Carleton Review

July  6 -  2005    Rural Council supports the JOBS COALITION POSITION PAPER

July  4 -  2005   Wetlands Desination Problems outlined in position paper presented to City

June 10 - 2005   Committee OKs bylaw against roadside selling - The Ottawa Citizen

June 8  - 2005   Rural Council Protest Rally at City Hall - Full Coverage

May 28 - 2005   Beef farmers help raise $108,000 for food bank - The Ottawa Citizen

May 27 - 2005   Farmers, city hall clash over selling roadside produce - The Ottawa Citizen

May 17 - 2005   Farmers fired up for rally - Ottawa Sun

May 16 - 2005   How farmland became wetland - from The Ottawa Citizen

May 05 - 2005   Worn down by ward baloney - Randall Denley - The Ottawa Citizen

April 27 - 2005   Ward Boundary Review snubs rural democracy

Mar.23 - 2005    Like Robin Hood in reverse - from The Wingham Advance-Times

Mar.21 - 2005    Rural Council Update- Urgent Notice re: Vendor License Harmonization

Feb.15 - 2005    Rural Council - 2004 Review - Our first 9 months !

Feb.4-10 2005   City mismanaged, then misled ratepayers- using reserves to fake budget cuts

Feb. 1 - 2005    Farmers' market fees 'just a big tax grab' - from The Ottawa Citizen

Jan.24 - 2005    Can't see the forest for the fees - from Kelly Egan, The Ottawa Citizen

Jan.21 - 2005    'Rural Revolution" takes to the road. - from The Ottawa Citizen, Jan 22/05

Jan.18 - 2005    Support our PETITION to protect Richmond's drinking water source

Jan.18 - 2005    "...common sense actions are needed" - The Stittsville News - Editorial

Jan.13 - 2005     Mayor's vision for city invisible - Randall Denley, The Ottawa Citizen

Dec.19 - 2004    Council snub irks budget group - Ottawa Sun, Dec.19/04

Dec.18 - 2004    Ottawa's "Sewergate Scandal" spotlighted by the FREE PRESS ADVOCATE

Dec.18 - 2004    "MOE response to water fears has lunatics running the asylum" -FPA

Dec. 8 -  2004    Council's wisdom on Trail Road should now be applied to Richmond hazard

Dec. 8 -  2004    Wise motion from Council allows Province time to develop fairer Regs-170/03

Dec. 7 -  2004    Top legal advice why Munster/Richmond forcemain must be stopped

Nov. 30 - 2004    Ottawa Ward Boundary Review - Meeting held in Stittsville

Nov.12 - 2004     Breach of contract case before Ontario Superior Court - National Post

Nov.10 - 2004     Groups working to resolve a number of rural issues - Manotick Review

Nov. 9 - 2004      Tougher water rules delayed - The Ottawa Sun

Nov. 8 - 2004      "A city boy's take on the emerging rural agenda" - Walter Robinson, to RC

Nov. 6 - 2004      Willola Beach ready for a fight after fun night - Ottawa Valley News

Nov. 2 - 2004      Dalton McGuinty's land grab - National Post Editorial

Oct. 27 - 2004     Sixth forcemain rupture at Richmond due to city-engineering incompetence

Oct. 20 - 2004     Fewer politicians translates into less democracy - Free Press Advocate

Oct. 19 - 2004     Walter Robinson to address rural residents, at Kinburn Community Centre

Oct. 19 - 2004     "Mad as hell, and not going to take it anymore?" - The Globe and Mail

Oct. 16 - 2004     City of Ottawa told to conduct council business in open: Ottawa Citizen

Oct. 15 - 2004     Two contrived assaults on our democracy: reported by The Ottawa Citizen

Oct. 12 - 2004     "Customer service" for residents has been lost: Stittsville News Editorial

Oct. 11 - 2004     Councillors plan to strengthen rural voice - Ottawa Business Journal

Oct. 4 - 2004       City ponders formation of much needed Business Advisory Committee

Sept. 19 -2004     OTTAWA SUN reports, provincewide voice of rurals just got louder

Sept. 17 -2004     - - IT !!! Happens in the New Ottawa: Ex-mayor blames amalgamation

Sept. 14 -2004     "Liberal Government doing nothing for farmers" - Yakabuski, MPP

Sept. 11 -2004     LLA goes to Perth Farmers Market - in defense of farmers

Sept. 10 -2004     First Edition of "FREE PRESS ADVOCATE" met with rave reviews

Sept. 8 - 2004      Lib. MPP Jim Brownell apologetic about government farm record

Sept. 8 - 2004      Rural Council applauds city's efforts to modify Prov. Water Regs.

Sept. 6 - 2004      Message from Rural Council President - on Water Regs.-170/03

Aug 25 - 2004      Council rejects review of amalgamation benefits: none to be found

Aug 17 - 2004      'Corporate Services' vote does not protect Willola residents

Aug 14 - 2004      “Free Press Advocate” readying to go to press

Aug 10 - 2004      RVA seeks funds to defend against city-initiated health threat

Aug 4 - 2004       Report on the LLA Meeting in Richmond - re: "Jock River Reach 2"

► July 28 - 2004      Governance Issue: "Councillor demands audit of Hydro deals"

July 25 - 2004      "City life not for rurals: Survey" - Ottawa Sun

► July 21 - 2004      OFFICIAL RESULTS:  Survey of Rural Attitudes - July, 2004 

► July 17 - 2004      Fund-raising BBQ event at Willola Beach - a huge success!

► July 12 - 2004      The "Free Press Advocate" ...refreshing new voice for democracy

► June 30 - 2004     SURVEY of rural Ottawa attitudes, through July: PRESS RELEASE

► June 27 - 2004     Landowners warned about "Jock River Reach 2"

► June 22 - 2004     "Fears arise..." / "Quebec vote inspires rural rebels"

► June 8 - 2004       RALLY - JUNE 8th, 2004 -  to protest Chats Falls Bypass

► June 7 - 2004       Canada Election-2004: "Liberals' rural dilemma"

► May 25 - 2004      Meeting held by WCRA, on negative impacts of Regs: 170/03

► May 20 -2004       "Chiarelli shares blame for hydro mess" - Denley, Ottawa Citizen

May 19-2004        Buckingham gets enough names to hold referendum

May 15-2004        De-amalgamation Networking Conference - Rockton, ON

 April 30-2004       Rural residents vent frustrations over water rules

 April 9 - 2004       Angry farmers storm the city - "Farmers right on": Harper

► March 23-2004     Rural Council holds its first meeting

 


 

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