Jim Watson

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Name: Jim Watson
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 1 reports

US Secret Service hit over White House intrusions

File photo by Jim Watson/AFPThe US Secret Service has come under fire once again for preventing an intruder into the President’s official residence and seat of power. The head of the Secret Service testified on Tuesday, September 30, that before the most ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill Gates Praises US Leadership In Ebola Fight

Bill Gates, founder Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a 'Lessons from Leaders' event on Ebola in Washington, DC, September 29, 2014. Gates' foundation pledged $50 million to fight the Ebola epidemic through emergency medical care, supplies ... [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

One mayoral candidate says debate no-shows due in part to thin skin

Only three out of eight mayoral candidates showed up for the last two debates and one of the no-shows insisted he has good reasons.Robert White phoned into CFRA's Homepage with Rick Gibbons on Monday afternoon to offer feedback on candidate Mike Maguire's ... [Published 580 CFRA - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Uncertainties in UK energy policy: Domestic heating and energy efficiency

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon InnovationDr Nick Eyre, University of Oxford and co-Director, UK Energy Research CentreIntroduced by Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UK Energy Research Centre6pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday 7th October 2014(followed by wine ... [Published Scottish Energy News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

New Convent Garden partners with London Weekday Weather to attract consumers come rain, wind or shine

New Covent Garden Soup has announced it will be the new sponsor of the ITV London Weekday Weather.The soup brand saw the weather spot as a vital as the perfect oppertunity to sell its products which perform better in periods of dropping temperatures.  ... [Published The Drum - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Mike Maguire claims cheaper alternative to LRT’s second phase

Mike Maguire admits the second phase of Ottawa’s LRT is “more efficient,” than his alternative plan, but he still wants to scrap the entire thing and start from scratch.The mayoral candidate told a group of journalists that Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson’s plan ... [Published Metro Canada - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill Gates Keeps Top Spot as Richest American

DailyFinance.com : Jim Watson, AFP/Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder. By MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK -- Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year. The list, released Monday, was... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Activists highlight poverty as election issue at City Hall

Anti-poverty activists unfurled several homemade quilts at City Hall Monday to signify the “eroding safety net” that is plaguing people who rely on Ontario disability support program and who live below the poverty line.The campaign originated in Toronto ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Watson says phase two of light rail a priority if re-elected

Incumbent mayor Jim Watson says Phase 2 of Ottawa's LRT will be high on his priority list if re-elected and announced that phase one of the tunnel is 60 per cent excavated.He re-iterated plans for rail extensions to the east end at Place D'Orleans and ... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

U of O to host awareness week on brain health

Event delves into mysteries of neuronal networks and brain diseases Photo courtesy of Mélanie Provencher.The brain is thought to have more than 100 trillion connections between neurons. A new conference at the University of Ottawa encourages people to ... [Published University of Ottawa Fulcrum - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Watson Mike Maguire spar at Ecology Ottawa mayoral debate

Ottawa Citizen Thursday 25th September, 2014Maguire's firm -- but polite -- rejection of plans to put solar panels on city buildings?and of?the second-phase of the light rail plan, and his suggestion to rip up the "crazy" segregated bike lane on Laurier ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: Jim Watson, Ottawa, Ecology
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 4 reports

Zero per cent increase rate possible for Ottawa: Mike Maguire

A zero-per cent tax increase is a realistic goal for the City of Ottawa, according to mayoral candidate Mike Maguire.While voters heard this promise from former mayor Larry O’Brien in 2006 (except for the 2007 year, he was not successful in this “zero-means-zero” ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 25 2014]

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"It's not properly costed, it's not properly planned," Watson says. "and as a result, we would be pushing the reset button, once again, and starting from square one."
"this is a city building project that is going to help define the city and where growth will take place, it's a great job builder and it transports a lot of people who are often stuck in gridlock" said Watson

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US Secret Service hit over White House intrusions [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
Bill Gates Praises US Leadership In Ebola Fight [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
One mayoral candidate says debate no-shows due ... [Published 580 CFRA - 11 hours ago]
Uncertainties in UK energy policy: Domestic hea... [Published Scottish Energy News - 12 hours ago]
New Convent Garden partners with London Weekday... [Published The Drum - 14 hours ago]
Mike Maguire claims cheaper alternative to LRT’... [Published Metro Canada - 21 hours ago]
Bill Gates Keeps Top Spot as Richest American [Published Wall Street Business Network - 22 hours ago]
Mayoral candidates clash on transit plans [Published CTV News - Sep 30 2014]
Activists highlight poverty as election issue a... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 30 2014]
Maguire touts cheaper, though less “efficient,”... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 29 2014]
Ward 4 - Kanata North - #CBCStreetTalk [Published CBC - Sep 29 2014]
Ottawa mayoral candidates offer different visio... [Published CBC - Sep 29 2014]
Watson urges voters to stay on board with his L... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 29 2014]
Watson says phase two of light rail a priority ... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 28 2014]
LeTourneau University sponsors lecture series o... [Published News-Journal - Sep 28 2014]
LETU to Host Centenary Lecture Series on World ... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Eric Holder's Successor Could Be One Of These P... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - Sep 26 2014]
For foodies, this commander in chief is a five-... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 25 2014]
Maguire pitches close to zero tax increases, hi... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 25 2014]
Calendar of Events, Friday, September 26 - Thur... [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Sep 25 2014]
U of O to host awareness week on brain health [Published University of Ottawa Fulcrum - Sep 25 2014]
Jim Watson Mike Maguire spar at Ecology Ottawa ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 25 2014]
Residents' fight pays off [Published Irvine Times - Sep 25 2014]
Outsized Hill oversight frustrates Department o... [Published Washington Post - Sep 25 2014]
Franco-Ontarian flag to fly at City Hall Thursday [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 25 2014]
Zero per cent increase rate possible for Ottawa... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 25 2014]
Council approves $40K for new adult crossing gu... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 24 2014]
'Milestone' South Devon link road phase due to ... [Published Western Morning News - Sep 24 2014]
Ottawa Votes 2014: Jim Watson meets challengers... [Published CBC - Sep 24 2014]
Candidates butt heads at mayoral debate [Published CTV News - Sep 24 2014]
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A Pragmatism Too Far? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 11 2014]
It’s extremely hard to reconcile the events of the past month or so with the rationale of the Obama presidency. And that’s what makes this capitulation to hysteria so profoundly depressing. I can see the simple pragmatism behind it: the president under-estimated ...
America pauses for moment of reflection to mark... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 11 2014]
With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. Stephen Albert, whose father Jon died during the attacks, kicked off reading the names of the nearly 3,000 ...
REMINDER/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 26 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities ...
Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 25 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 25, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event with Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities ...
Canada needs parks not parking lots: Danish tou... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 04 2014]
A pair of “horrified” Danish tourists are taking Canadians to task for being far too dependent on motor vehicles and, less directly, for our obesity and the general lack of fulfilment in our communities. In an open letter sent to the Citizen and several ...
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