By Mark Blevis & David Coletto In August 2016, we explored how Canadians use the internet to discuss and debate politics, get their news, and what role... more
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Dear Mayor Watson, Honourable Minister McKenna (and city counsellors of Ottawa),  We met briefly during clubs week at the University of Ottawa. I was very... more
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Now, I understand why bigot people were more visible back in “good old” days. They were wearing their white robes, marking the front doors of synagogues with... more
 
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A reporter, a filmmaker, a project manager, SEO expert, and an understanding of organizational structure, legislation, governance and the HR run-around – all... more
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On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Lynn Gehl and Lindsay Lambert. Gehl is an Algonquin woman who traces her roots to the... more
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Disappointed, let down, betrayed. I’m not sure which best expresses my reaction to the news that our Liberal government has dropped the idea of changing the... more
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Former Ontario PC candidate and Ottawa Citizen columnist Randall Denley borrowed a play from the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) playbook in his column today... more
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Sam Routley’s recent article falls far short of a balanced effort to consider ways that Canada might preserve local representation while also increasing the... more
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On February 12th, 2010 I purchased a 2009 Pontiac G6. It had 30 000 kilometers on it. the previous owner was the dealership. The car was used as a shuttle for... more
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Canada and the US did away with race-based immigration policies, and immigration policies based on national origin or religion, in the 1960s. That's the way... more
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Substance abuse is the harmful or hazardous use of prescription or illegal drugs for non-medical reasons. The use of drugs cause several physical harms, but... more
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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today after hearing of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec located... more
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This blog is normally limited to digital law and policy issues, such as privacy, copyright and the Internet. Not today. These are not normal times. The events... more
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Jan. 27, 2017 9:30am It’s kind of like a church, that’s found itself on the wrong side of the tracks. The lighting is dim and the people look grievous. Except... more
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The suburban hotel ballroom was packed with more than 400 conservative activists, college students and curious reporters. On stage, a bespectacled... more
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Do as I say and not as I do seems to be the message from Ottawa Police Services Board chair, Eli El-Chantiry.   I received an interesting screen capture of his... more
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Former Ontario PC candidate and Ottawa Citizen columnist Randall Denley borrowed a play from the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) playbook in his column today... more
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Canada and the US did away with race-based immigration policies, and immigration policies based on national origin or religion, in the 1960s. That's the way... more
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