To referendum or not to referendum – that is not the only electoral reform question.  The overall issue is ensuring the review process, including any... more
electoral reform
Liberal Party of Canada
Parliamentary Committees
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proportional representation
referendum
Canada Elections Act
Supreme Court of Canada
Best Practices
evidence based decision making
Canada
As a physician, I am greatly concerned about a glaring omission in the current discourse about natural gas and oil pipelines, which is the potential threat to... more
LNG
Petronas
Pipelines
Pollution
Occupational Health Hazards
Public health
Particulates
Acid Rain
Sulfur Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Emissions
harmful effects
Developer’s plan fails to show ‘overall benefit’ for Kanata Lakes species at risk After intensive negotiations with the provincial Ministry of Natural... more
Blanding's Turtles
Kanata
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Endangered Species Act
Kanata Lakes
KNL
South March Highlands
Environment
Ottawa
Complaint Letter: January 25, 2016 Attention: Kim Morrow, Director of Service Raymond Lemay, Interim Executive Director My name is Kelley Denham and I wish to... more
Smiths Falls
Smiths Falls Police
Police
CAS
Children's Aid
Kim Morrow
Raymond Lemay
Lesley Wollenschlager
Lisa Muir
Family and Children's Services of Lanark
Leeds and Grenville
Social Work
In November, 2015 at the COP21 climate change negotiations in Paris, Team Canada turned over a new leaf, led by Catherine McKenna, our new Minister of... more
Energy East pipeline
Energy East
climate change
climate crisis
Justin Trudeau
Denis Coderre
Early Citizen Engagement - A Remedy for Defeatism The sentiment “something is better than nothing” is familiar yet damaging.  It has created perpetual public... more
LeBreton Flats
LeBreton Flats redevelopment
Ottawa
Citizen engagement
Federal politics
Dr. Tawfik Hamid is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one-time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a radical Islamic organization Jamaa... more
Islam
Muslim
Religious extremism
radical Islam
Jews
Israel
Prophet Mohammad
Bin Laden
Hijab
France
terror
Terrorists
Muslims
Israel-Palestine
Middle East
polygamy
paedophilia
slavery
religion
Violence Against Women
Palestine
The Ontario Ombudsman’s office recently got new powers to investigate school boards, municipalities and universities.  The early months of these new expanded... more
Accountability
Government of Ontario
Ontario Ombudsman
CHFC
Co-operative Corporations Act
As one of the conditions for operating the expanded Carp Road Landfill, Waste Management had to establish a Public Liaison Committee (PLC) to “provide a forum... more
WCEC
Public Liaison Committee
community landfill concerns
PLC
landfill accountability
COLA
Coalition for Landfill Accountability
Stittsville
West Carleton
Kanata
Carp landfill
Carp dump
In recent days, as the value of the loonie plummets, the price of oil drops and the economy continues to slide, Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has ... more
CBC
CBC funding
Liberal Party of Canada
campaign promises
Melanie Joly
media
The trouble is that we have two competing objectives, viz reversing the global and particularly the Canadian and companion western-world demographic trend, on... more
Demographics
Canadian population
Women
Children
child rearing
child care
subsidized child care spaces
Feminism
Canada
Ontario is supporting 10 new projects in public libraries that will improve services for Ontarians. The Ottawa Public Library will receive $186,890 over two... more
Ottawa Public Library
library
Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund
Ontario Liberal Party
Bob Chiarelli
Jobs
learning
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Here are a series of links to stories and articles I wrote on the Algonquin land claims process - please read and share... The Indigenous knowledge paradigm is... more
Indigenous way of life
Algonquin
Algonquin First Nations
Turtle
O Canada
Indigenous knowledge
rocks
land
Water
trees
birds
animals
mammals
fish
On Jan. 27, the Greenspace Alliance website featured a passionate letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Cabinet officials urging them to act now on a “once-in-a... more
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Chaudière Falls
Algonquin First Nations
Algonquin land claims
Greenspace Alliance
Greenspace Alliance of Canada's Capital
Algonquin Anishinaabe Grandfather William Commanda
Justin Trudeau
Windmill Development Group
National Capital Commission
Ottawa River
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
WELCOME TO DISCOVER TECHNATA! With a resurgence in high-technology innovation, start-ups and investment, Kanata North is a hub of International activity and... more
Careerfair
Jobs
Technology
Events
Community events
recruitment
#Technata

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Saudi Arabia is an Islamist Wahhabi state. The fundamentalist Wahhabi ideology is the state religion. Mosques are public institutions and Imams (prayers'... more
Al Saud
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Saudi Arabia
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Wahhabism
radical Islam
In the aftermath of last Friday's horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, it is quite understandable that there is little interest in discussing possible root... more
 
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Can we do it? Is it already too late? Many of us are wondering how we can possibly turn the juggernaut of limited industrial profit-based materialism around.... more
I've been fairly critical of the media's role in this election.  From the consortium threatening to pull Conservative Ads on false copyright pretenses, to... more
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