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When I read this article (see links) the other morning regarding Jean Chretien’s views about how to best address the crisis in Attawapiskat I was floored.  I... more
Attawapiskat
Jean Chretien
First Nations
Indigenous rights
economic paradigm
nation-to-nation
First Nations treaties
Cultural genocide
economics
History
Education
Canadian Prime Minister
Lynn Gehl
Canada
Re:  Investors, rating agencies see Liberal deficit plan as manageable, BILL CURRY,  Mar. 30, 2016 The Canadian federal debt is fiscally sustainable because... more
interest rates
credit ratings
fiscal balance
debt-to-GDP ratio
central banks
Bank of Canada
I take no position on this particular case. But I am troubled by the chronic failure of the law and the media to distinguish between several different but... more
Hate-speech
law
hate-law
Canadian law
Human Rights Tribunals
Geert Wilders
Muslim
religion
Holland
Morocco
Canada
Dear Members of Council, We received, with dismay, the OMB Decision dated February 23, 2016, following the August 6, 2015 hearing of a motion by OPA 150... more
OMB
Official Plan Amendment 150
Mayor Jim Watson
Jim Watson
urban planning
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
The job of the federal government is to manage total spending in the economy. Too much consumption will result in inflation so government must raise taxes to... more
unemployment
elites
Bank of Canada
functional finance
deficit spending
Finance
economics
rich
wealthy
While Increased taxes on the rich is indeed important for eliminating inequality, the government of Canada owns a central bank and can strengthen the nation’s... more
taxes
Social services
Extraordinary Financing Framework
fiat currency
Jim Stanford
fiscal capacity
Re: A farewell to gold: Canada winds down its holdings, IAN McGUGAN - MINING REPORTER, Thursday, Mar. 03, Selling central bank gold is no longer an issue,... more
gold standard
infrastructure
fiscal anchor
inflation
Re: Justin Trudeau’s message to world: Let government spending do the work, Josh Wingrove, March 3, 2016 Prime Minister Trudeau is correct to set an example... more
fiscal policy
WWII
Tony Benn
In what appeared to be a desperate attempt to cover up his benching of Mike Hoffman in the 3rd period of Saturday night's Leafs game, Sens coach Dave Cameron... more
Ottawa Senators
NHL Playoffs
Mike Hoffman
Dave Cameron
Zack Smith
Mika Zibanejad
Scott Gomez
An estimated 2/3 of poverty could be eliminated simply by offering jobs, even at a minimum livable wage, to those willing to work. Yet the creation of jobs is... more
Jobs
Job Guarantee
Poverty
Income inequality
cdnpoli
Canada
Re: How profligate borrowing became Canada’s national pastime, Philip Cross, March 1, 2016 Ever increasing private debt is unsustainable as was demonstrated... more
private debt
public debt
Bank of Canada
Please find attached the Federation of Citizens' Associations' submission regarding the proposed Urban Forest Management Plan.  We will be pleased to work... more
trees
Urban Forest Management Plan
City of Ottawa policy
City of Ottawa
Forestry department
climate change
City of Ottawa Climate Change plan 2014
Public consultation
Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa
Environment
Council priorities
Ottawa
Re: The federal government's short-lived fiscal anchor, Feb. 26 Unlike households, businesses or provinces, the federal government is a currency issuer, owns a... more
deficit spending
debt-to-GDP ratio
fiscal anchor
gold standard
full employment
currency issuer
real resources
economics
Finance
gold standard
deficits
Canadian government policy
I am responding to the Ontario Ministry of Education new proposed regulations under the Child Care and Early Years Act (http://www.ontariocanada.com/registry/... more
 
March 2, 2016
child care childcare childcare regulations
Re:  Editorial: Liberals double down on debt,  Calgary Herald Editorial Board, February 23, 2016 The assertion that federal deficits today necessarily means... more
taxes
deficits
QE
infrastructure
deficit spending
Canadian government policy
Bank of Canada

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