Rideau Goulbourn Podcast with Scott Moffatt
Sep 17, 2020 37 min
18: Addressing Concerns About Land Development in Richmond
Today Councillor Moffatt addresses concerns about the new land development in Richmond. Who are the property owners/ land developers? How will the development be serviced? What's is the current application and what's different about it? What are the concerns of residents in the area?
Sep 11, 2020 29 min
17: The Richmond Fair: Its History, Memories, and This Year's Postponement
The Richmond Fair: Its History, Memories, and This Year's Postponement
Sep 04, 2020 30 min
16: The Increasing Problem of Speeding in our Ward; Back to School During COVID-19
After a couple of weeks off for summer break, we're back with our latest episode. Today, Scott has some strong thoughts as families head back to school during COVID: the increasing problem of speeding in the Ward: development in Richmond: the Ward boundary review: and, with September upon us, the latest work being done at City Council. Manotick, Richmond, North Gower, Munster, Kars, Fallowfield, Ashton, Burritts Rapids, Goulbourn Township south and west of Stittsville. Burritts Rapids Community Association Carleton Golf and Yacht Homeowners Association Manotick Culture, Parks and Recreation Association Manotick Village and Community Association Munster Community Association Nicolls Island Community Association North Gower & District Community Association Richmond Village Association
Aug 07, 2020 22 min
15: Removing Misconceptions About the City's Stormwater Fee
Today Councillor Moffatt looks back on one of the biggest controversies he's faced during his time on council. He discusses the city's stormwater fee and also touches on the water rate structure as well.
Jul 24, 2020 37 min
14: Why Ottawa Has Become a Great Place to Make Hollywood Films
With the new W Network release of Candy Cane Christmas, a Hallmark Christmas movie filmed in Manotick, Scott takes a moment this week to discuss the growing film industry in our region. We talk about movies that have been shot here in the past, the actors who starred in them, and Ottawa's "coming attractions."
Jul 17, 2020 44 min
13: City Council News: Mandatory Masks, Ward Boundary Review, Councillor Chiarelli's Conduct Inquiry
Councillor Moffatt discusses this week's City Council meeting. He talks about the various approvals then takes a closer look at the new temporary mask by-law: the Ward boundary review: the soil quality at Fallowfield and Bleeks: and the Integrity Commissioner's Report about an inquiry into the conduct of College Ward Councillor Rick Chiarelli. Council also voted to honour two people for their service to the City, including former Mayor Jackie Holzman who will now have a local bridge named after her in the Kitchissippi Ward.
Jul 10, 2020 39 min
12: A Podcast Blast From the Past: Revisiting the History of Rideau Township
A Podcast Blast From the Past: Revisiting the History of Rideau Township. Councillor Moffatt is a history buff and shares many interesting facts and stories. For example, how do Princess Diana and Winston Churchill connect to each other and Rideau-Goulbourn?
Jul 03, 2020 42 min
11: The Ward Boundary Review, Ottawa's First in 15 years
This week on the podcast, we jump into the Ward Boundary Review. It has been 15 years since the City last reviewed the 23 ward boundaries. In the leadup to the 2022 election, we want to establish new boundaries, and perhaps even new wards. We discuss those options and how they impact communities in across Ottawa.
Jun 26, 2020 32 min
10: A Visit from the Mayor; How Our Businesses are Doing Through COVID, A Very Different Canada Day
Mayor Watson Joins Scott on a Tour of Businesses in the Ward How Our Businesses are Doing Through COVID A Very Different Canada Day This Year Rural Businesses and current land severance policies
Jun 19, 2020 41 min
09: A Conversation with Rawlson King, Ottawa's New Liaison for Anti-Racism & Ethnocultural Relations
City Councillor Rawlson King joins us today. King was recently named Ottawa's New Liaison for Anti-Racism & Ethnocultural Relations. He also holds the distinction of being Ottawa's first-ever black city councillor, elected in a historic by-election held April 2019 in Ward 13, Rideau-Rockcliffe.