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Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-26, 12:23 PM
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Posted By barryst
More like "Congrats 45% of Ottawa". Dismal...

More like "Congrats 45% of Ottawa". Dismal turnout.. I'm gonna guess those 55% that didn't vote aren't going to refrain from complaining about things anyway.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-26, 09:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Good lord. Do people only pay attention to the...

Good lord. Do people only pay attention to the mayoral race? There are 10 new councillors and many of them are right-leaning conservatives. There are very few left leaning councillors now. You should...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Tell me what we should be cutting so you can have...

Tell me what we should be cutting so you can have your ring road. Your taxes will continue to go up if O'Brien has his way of continuing urban sprawl.. services have to be made available to new...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
And i can guarantee that taxes will go up no...

And i can guarantee that taxes will go up no matter who the mayor is. It's not just a number that mayors pick out of thin air. Services, infrastructure, projects, all cost money. Cities don't get a...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
I love when people rail against property taxes...

I love when people rail against property taxes but then endorse an expensive project without any mention of how much it would cost.

Larry and Ottawa have to make a choice, public transit or...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
How will he try to keep property taxes low when...

How will he try to keep property taxes low when he's recently introduced a bunch of expensive sounding ideas in his campaign?

Ironically, property taxes increases MAY slow because of the Liberals...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By barryst
Anyone have any experience with Perfect Post...

Anyone have any experience with Perfect Post Ottawa West?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Then you are exactly the type of person those...

Then you are exactly the type of person those chain e-mails are targeting. People who will believe something if it "seems" like it.



As opposed to all the sincere politicians out there...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
He's not really my man. There's noone in this...

He's not really my man. There's noone in this race that's exciting.

But you carry on supporting a mayor who even admits himself that he's been a disaster.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
You post some copied and pasted drivel from...

You post some copied and pasted drivel from far-right blogs and chain emails and expect anyone to take your post seriously?

Here are just some of the reputable sites a simple google search came...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Still better than Larry.

Still better than Larry.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By barryst
Any thoughts on cedar vs pressure treated?

Any thoughts on cedar vs pressure treated?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,228
Posted By barryst
It can be dangerous leaving a dog unsupervised...

It can be dangerous leaving a dog unsupervised with a tie-out
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Kind of funny hearing about property taxes from...

Kind of funny hearing about property taxes from people in the suburbs, when a big part of the reason is the suburbs
...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
So are you saying if someone committed to a 4%...

So are you saying if someone committed to a 4% decrease in taxes, then this magic formula would result in a 0% increase? :D
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By barryst
thanks foxborough.. can you tell from the survey...

thanks foxborough.. can you tell from the survey i posted the link to whether or not i have easements on my property?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Watson has said he will keep it at max 2.5%. ...

Watson has said he will keep it at max 2.5%. Both are likely just trying to seem like fiscal conservatives. But still, he has said he will try to keep it under that amount.

I'm not sure why...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,113
Posted By barryst
Exactly. All of the incumbent councillors will...

Exactly. All of the incumbent councillors will likely win, so what will be the difference?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By barryst
Sorry to hijack this thread, but I've been...

Sorry to hijack this thread, but I've been wondering if i was correct in my thinking of how the fence would be in our backyard. We are one of the middle units in a row of townhouses. Therefore, If...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By barryst
We are waiting on a quote from Amco Fencing. They...

We are waiting on a quote from Amco Fencing. They came by to take measurements, and was on time and was very helpful.

There was a thread on this forum also where they got good reviews as well.
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Forum: Ottawa 2010-10-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,022
Posted By barryst
Move to Gatineau then? You're paying for...

Move to Gatineau then?

You're paying for location. I hear my neighbours too, but it really doesn't bother me. To each his own.

If you were to 'force' builders to add cinder blocks, how much...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,421
Posted By barryst
well you tried one e-mail and one phone call. ...

well you tried one e-mail and one phone call. why not go to their office to see what's up.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,493
Posted By barryst
I think they've been incredibly busy this summer....

I think they've been incredibly busy this summer. But try emailing them directly as well.


no complaints with them, came on time, finished fast and were courteous about our house and laid down...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-06-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By barryst
How is CIA not able to? They use Rogers' lines? ...

How is CIA not able to? They use Rogers' lines?

Or is it some kind of agreement with the builder or something
Forum: Ottawa 2010-06-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,508
Posted By barryst
Thanks, will take a look!

Thanks, will take a look!
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