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Ottawa Mayor Defends Self, City Against Critic

Eastern League LogoOttawa (ON) Mayor Jim Watson is defending himself and the city against Ottawa Citizen columnist Joanne Chianello, who criticized the mayor and the city for rushing to release a detailed report on the future of the Ottawa Stadium developed from “secret negotiations” without any public consultation.  Read more here.

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Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame CEO Punches Back

Tom Valcke, CEO of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, didn’t like what he read about the report issued by Ottawa city staffers challenging the long-term viability of baseball at Ottawa Stadium.  In response, Valcke fired off a 1,400 word letter to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson defending baseball in the capital city.  Read more here.

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