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3 Ottawa Related Stories to Monitor in 2014

Although we never know exactly what the future holds for us, we do have a pretty good idea of certain events that we can look forward to in the New Year!

Today, I’m going to share with you Part One of the Top Ottawa-related stories to keep an eye on in the New Year.

Important Ottawa News Events

Canada’s 150th anniversary. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and several other officials in local government want all eyes to be on the capital during the country’s bicentennial. Thus, multiple events and projects are being planned to help celebrate the anniversary. There’s even going to be a logo that will be pasted all over Ottawa’s streets for the 2017 Canada Day celebration! Get ready!

Quebec’s Bill 60, otherwise known as ‘The Charter.’ This issue will surely affect us locally here in Ottawa. Basically, this bill wants to ban wearing religious symbols by public employees. This will certainly be a hot button issue to keep an eye on

The Fallout from 2013’s Bus/Train Crsh. Perhaps one of the biggest stories of 2013 was September’s crash between an OC Transpo bus and Via Rail train. Now in 2014, we can expect to see further fallout from this incide. What will be revealed in the Transportation Safety Board’s report? What follow-up actions willthe city, OC Transpo or Via rail take?

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