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“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
Contract law is supposedly simple but as with all laws, they can be written poorly with unexpected consequences. Before further discussions of contract law... more
Public Sector Procurement
law
contract law
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
species at risk
Endangered Species Act
Kanata Lakes
KNL
South March Highlands
Environment
Ottawa
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
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
The Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, Court Martial Appeal Court and Tax Court are preparing to take the Canadian government... more
Supreme Court of Canada
Justin Trudeau
privacy
Data privacy
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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