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Letters Of This Type

(Originally posted on EcologicalSelf.com) She was looking at me quizzically with a little smile on her face. I felt there was something behind that smile. So I... more
nature
mindfulness
beauty
joy
well being
time
walkabout
stress
The Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) issued a scathing letter (see pdf below) to Tracy MacCharles who is Ontario's Minister of Children and... more
Autism
autismdoesntendat5
Kathleen Wynne
ONPoli
ONTABA
Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis
Tracy MacCharles
UPDATE: Ottawa broke a record with 14.2CM of snow falling on April 6th.  It broke the previous record of 13CM set in 1958. Though many would like to think... more
weather
winter
As the world celebrates Autism Awareness Day, parents in Ontario got extremely devastating news this past week that needed autism therapy would be no longer... more
Autism
Autism Awareness Day
Autism Ontario
autismdoesntendat5
Ethics
Jane Rounthwaite
Kathleen Wynne
Kinark
ONPoli
Tracy MacCharles
Donald J. Trump is done. He will not be the Republican Party’s nominee for President. He will not receive the requisite number of 1237 delegate votes to secure... more
Donald Trump
US Elections
Republican Party
Presidential Primaries
Public Opinion Poll
Ralph Nader
Hillary Clinton
senator
Foreign Policy
Israel-Palestine
Saudi Arabia
Libya
New York
Riots
CBS
Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marquette University
Florida
Wisconsin
Chris Matthews
NBC
GOP
Some day you will get to the point where you have, as Aaron Ross would say, nailed your niche in the market. Customers will come flooding in and in an instant... more
Aaron Ross
customer service
Business
Business strategies
business culture
Bill Clinton
Zappos
customers
Accountability
Bill Gates
Microsoft
Abraham Lincoln
Jamie Keeley
L-SPARK
startups
The Ghomeshi verdict came down yesterday and it was very disappointing, if predictable. It seems however, this case is bound to cause a lot of division,... more
Ghomeshi Trial
Sexual Harassment
Male-Female relations
Women
men
sexual identity
lovers
sex
CBC
Ghomeshi
Canadian law
Canada
“It is World Water day today, and World Meteorological Day tomorrow. This piece by author Anthony John Gerst gives food for thought”: Veronica Castle By:... more
climate action
United Nations Climate Talks
Climate Change Activism
climate change
The HAARP Letters
Arctic
methane gas
weather
Egypt
Morocco
heat
temperature
Planetary Boundary Science
biodiversity
nitrogen
ozone depletion
ocean acidification
Holocene
On February 27th of this year I wrote a post asking what the Ministry of Education was actually doing to keep our children safe while at school: https://www.... more
Safe Schools
Bullying
YRDSB
Ontario Ministry of Education
student issues
Ontario
Back in 2009, over 400 students walked out of their classrooms denouncing staff at Keswick High School’s decision to wrongfully suspend an Asian student who... more
York Region District School Board
YRDSB
Accountability
School Board Trustee
Nancy Elgie
Licinio Miguelo
Bullying
Robin Legault
The Green Party of Canada is facing a crisis. In the most recent election, it failed to gain more seats than in 2011. Bruce Hyer one of its deputy leaders... more
Green Party of Canada
Leadership Review
Elizabeth May
Colin Griffiths
participatory democracy
democracy
cdnpoli
Pontiac
Canada
As I have written before, I am not a lawyer. However to be a professional in procurement, one must have a general overview of the law and the various legal... more
Public Sector Procurement
public purchasing
I'm outraged. Like you, my cost of living is going up. Home insurance premiums are up due to extreme weather. Food prices are up due to extreme drought. Taxes... more
climate change
Carbon Tax
Fee and Dividend
Cap and Trade
nature
carbon pollution
Pollution
Ontario
Kathleen Wynne
science
Gas prices
Natural Gas
This is it! In under 24 hours, Ottawa City Council will hold a crucial vote on Internet Choice and Affordability. Tell your Councillor you want faster, more... more
CRTC
Internet
choice
Telecom
affordability
This week CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais ripped into journalism industry executives for asking for subsidies all while owning private yachts and helicopters.... more
CRTC
Jean-Pierre Blais
CBC funding
Media bias
Media Consortium
Accountability
Media in Canada
media ethics
media policy

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