What Ottawa is Talking About – 13 September 2021

13 September 2021

▪️Dog owners are upset that Lemieux Island will be closed. Construction converting the Chief William Commanda Bridge to pedestrian and cycle paths means that the dog park on Lemieux Island will be unavailable to capital canines. The National Capital Commission has refused to allocate an alternative site. [CBC]

▪️Ottawa detectives deny planting handgun and stealing $50,000.  Mohamed Mohamed is suing detectives Kirk Gidley and Michael Saunders and the Ottawa Police for for unlawful detainment, unreasonable search and malicious prosecution. He claims that he had $50,000 stolen from his apartment after the two police searched his apartment for drugs. The officers deny any wrongdoing. [Ottawa Citizen]

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