Comment

Letters Of This Type

Some will recall that, as Justice Minister in 1967, Pierre Trudeau acted to decriminalize homosexual acts between consenting adults. During the debate on the... more
Elections 2015
Niqab
Stephen Harper
cultrure war
Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
Tom Mulcair
Liberal Party of Canada
minorities
minority rights
elxn42
elxn2015
I was happy to read this morning on Macleans.ca that NDP leader Tom Mulcair took a strong stand against Harper's position on the niqab during the TVA French... more
Elections 2015
Niqab
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Freedom of speech
Racism
Tom Mulcair
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
Quebec
TVA
Macleans Magazine
elxn42
elxn2015
During elections voices are heard.  Questions teach.  Questions open doors to learning and discovery for both the one who asks and those to whom the question... more
 
September 27, 2015
Elections 2015
There is no military solution. The real question is how can Canada contribute to peace and stability in the region. I suggest 528 million dollars could save... more
 
September 27, 2015
Elections 2015
So if I understand correctly, the government of Hungary is intending to give money to support the construction of the much talked about monument to honour... more
Elections 2015
Refugees
Hungary
cdnpoli
Communism
memorial
elxn42
elxn2015
NCC
compassion
atrocities
One of the deliberate failures of the modern press corp is the tactic of simply reporting what people say, without fact checking any of it. This leads to " He... more
Elections 2015
#GlobeDebate
Leaders Debates
Globe and Mail
Justin Trudeau
Tom Mulcair
Stephen Harper
pundits
Voters
elxn42
elxn2015
When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast-forward 25 years, and the homeless from Syria's... more
Elections 2015
Syria
Refugees
Arab states
Turkey
Lebanon
Qatar
Kuwait
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
immigration
European Union
In politics, voters prefer truth to fiction. Since an informed electorate is something we should all aspire to, I want to take a moment to rectify a recurring... more
Elections 2015
Political Attack ads
Stephen Harper
Justin Trudeau
Conservative Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
elxn42
elxn2015
Politics
Canadian politics
The three big party riding associations in Nepean are in disarray. They have made critical mistakes in their candidate selection and over the next three months... more
Elections 2015
Nepean
Green Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
NDP
cdnpoli
When I was a small boy, the terms “politically correct” and its negative “politically incorrect” did not exist.  Indeed, insults were frequently a part of... more
politically correct
politically incorrect
manners
free speech
hate speech
University
The Economist
Bill Mayer
California State Polytechnic University
Concordia University
Macleans Magazine
Yale University
New York Times
The Guardian
Muslim
Jewish
Over the centuries, Russia has attempted to control Ukraine as a fore-post or buffer against attacks of Scythians, Polovtsev, Tatars, Mongols, Ottomans,... more
Crimea
Russia
Ukraine
Europe
NATO
Vladamir Putin
Germany
Hitler
Stalin
Tatars
Khrushchev
Black Sea
Belarus
Politics
war
Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen):      While in general this is an ambitious plan for expanding the LRT ("Full steam ahead for city LRT expansion plans", Ottawa... more
LRT Phase 2
childcare
Seniors
Unitarian campus
Rochester Field
I recall a number of conversations in recent years between FCA members on what it would take to allow communities to fully engage in the process to which I'm... more
Developer Ambassadors
Planning
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Hall
Public consultation
community
community based planning
Ottawa
In response to Ottawa City Councillor Jan Harder's comments in the Ottawa Citizen about the Developer Ambassador initiative the Planning Department is touting... more
DeveloDeveloper Ambassadors
Development
Planning
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Hall
Jan Harder
Lobbyist Registry
Ottawaper Ambassadors
A long time ago, while working at Ontario Hydro, first as an expeditor and then a buyer in their Nuclear Generation Division, I experienced a rare glimpse into... more
nuclear power
Sustainability
people power
solar energy
storage
microgrid
future

Pages