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
Carrie Fisher
mental illness
Shan Simpson
J2DW
workplace safety
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
Quebec City Mosque shooting
Justin Trudeau
Muslim
Racism
Hate crimes
religion
Islam
hate
Canada
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
immigration
Donald Trump
Racism
Torture
privacy
security
information sharing
Canadian Foreign Policy
cdnpoli
Canada
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
Smiths Falls Police
CAS
Smiths Falls
Lanark Leeds and Grenville
"No one should be surprised" - With the society's reputation HAS a truer thing ever been said? (might be the only true thing CUPE has ever said) but it is... more
CUPE
Children's Aid Society
Wynne
OACAS
Ottawa, 23 January 2017 – Concerned residents from across the city are presenting a petition to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Kanata Councilor Marianne Wilkinson,... more
South March Highlands
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
KNL
living with wildlife
Greenspace Alliance of Canada's Capital
The Public Policy Forum released its much anticipated report on the future of Canadian media yesterday. The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the... more
Public Policy Forum
media
copyright reform
Copyright Act
Internet
Internet freedom
News
democracy
Digital media
bloggers
news aggregators
Copyright law
link tax
Good day. I wanted to let you know that the Energy East pipeline process was just declared void due to revelations uncovered by National Observer last year... more
Energy East pipeline
Energy East
National Observer
Mike DeSouza
Donald Trump
propaganda
Investigative journalism
whistleblowers
Journalism
climate denial
intolerance
Linda Solomon Wood
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (Queen's Park): “What projects is Queen’s Park cutting in order to double the gas tax money to municipalities?” asks Green Party of... more
Transit
Gas Tax
Ontario Municipality
Ontario Liberal Party
Kathleen Wynne
John Tory
Patrick Brown
Mike Schreiner
Green Party of Ontario
GTA
Toronto
ONPoli
money
On record, it is written that the first settler of European descent to arrive in the Ottawa-Hull region of Canada was Philemon Wright. Philemon Wright was born... more
Chaudière Falls
Indian Reserve
Indian Ossuary
Hull Cemetery
Kana:tso Mohawk
cdnpoli
ONPoli
ottpoli
Cultural genocide
The scandal ridden York Region District School Board met with emotional parents Tuesday night.  Many parents in York Region are concerned about the level of... more
Accountability
Budget
Charline Grant
Desmond Cole
J. Philip Parappally
Mitzie Hunter
Ontario Ministry of Education
Racism
Safe Schools Act
Trustee Nancy Elgie
York Region District School Board
According to Premiere Wynne the public should just assume the school boards would work closely with the children's aid society without any kind of legislation... more
Children's Aid Society
Ombudsman's Office
College of Social Work
Privacy Commissioner
Kathleen Wynne
Justin Trudeau
The Campaign for a National Voice for Indigenous Women Canada was established to gain acknowledgement for identity, culture, law, lands, and to promote access... more
Indigenous Womens Research
Native Women
Injustice
social justice
self-governance
cdnpoli
discrimination
prejudice
hate
Indian bands
victims
Aboriginal Women in Canada
Canada
The Canadian government is spending tax dollars for lunch-ins, flights, tickets for games, concerts, and tens of thousands to attend tennis matches, and the... more
Misuse of taxes
Canadian politics
cdnpoli
ottpoli
City of Ottawa
ONPoli
Whitehorse
Sam Katz
Greg Selinger
Ontario Municipal Property Assessment Corp.
"Hello from the other side. I must have called a thousand times ..."  - Adele By the crime reporting statistics alone, it would appear that the residents of... more
Ottawa
crime
West Carleton
March
Ottawa Police Services
Eli El-Chantiry
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for... more
NAFTA
Digital Economy
privacy
privacy law
security
Free Trade
trade
US-Canada relations
cdnpoli
USpoli
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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
Quebec City Mosque shooting
Ezra Levant
Rebel Media
fake news
propaganda
immigrants
National Observer
hate speech
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Islam
Alexandre Bissonnette
internet troll
Donald Trump
Mohamed Belkhadir
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Quebec Freedom Network
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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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Ottawa police
Eli El-Chantiry
City of Ottawa
OIPRD
OCPC
Facebook
ottpoli
ottnews
Charlie Manasseri
Brian Fudge
Sergeant Chris Hrnchiar
Police Services Act
Matt Skof
Ottawa
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
OCDSB school closings
OCDSB
public schools
community
Nepean
Students
families
English language
teaching
Teachers
James O'Grady
ONPoli
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