Downtown Ottawa voters elected McKenney to city hall in 2014, and McKenna to the House of Commons in 2015. They both ride bikes to work. It can get confusing.
The decision made last week at Ottawa council to allow plastic bags in the composting stream is a short-sighted one on which I and two of my colleagues (councillors Jeff Leiper and Catherine McKenney) dissented.
The city will look into options for creating a women’s bureau and a special liaison for women’s issues at city hall.
Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to have the mayor and city staff come up with ideas to create the initiatives as part of the next governance report for the 2018-2022 term of council. The governance report traditionally sets the groundwork for various council operations for the four-year term.
Forum draws more than 200 people to review steps taken in Ottawa
Leaders from the City of Ottawa and some of its key institutions say they’re making progress toward addressing anti-black racism, but admit there’s still much more to do.