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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
As President of the Kanata Beaverbrook Community Association, my initial reaction to Jan Harder’s “client relationship leaders” (CLR) project is that it puts... more
Official Plan
Planning
Ottawa City Council
Jan Harder
Development
Otawa City Hall
Ottawa
Community Associations
Developer Ambassadors
The announcement by the Ontario Government to permit municipal councils to consider instituting a ranked ballot system by the 2018 municipal elections gives... more
Municipal elections
Ottawa City Council
democratic reform
first past the post
campaign financing; transparency; voting; municipal election; fair elections; ottawa elections; campaign finance reform; social media; campaign rules;
I know that this is the Borowitz's style of satire coming through, but it is pointless to talk down to the "unconverted" humans on our planet, even in jest. I... more
Social Media
pundits
elitism
media
Letters to the Editor
cognitive science
global warming
climate change
When does the dream end, and reality takes over? Like many people, I have enjoyed several attractions  and events that took place along Preston Street –... more
Preston Street
LIttle Italy
City Hall
City of Ottawa
Development
Condos
ethnicity
Italy
Italian
Intensification
community and neighbourhood
Culture
Ottawa
  The Federal Government has decided that Canada needs a national bird.  As a way of celebrating our 150th anniversary as a country in 2017, the plan is to... more
There is a time and a place for humour. When the Prime Minister of Canada made a joke in response to Mr. Mulcair’s question about the legitimacy of Canada’s... more
Government
Stephen Harper
House of Commons
River Parkway Children’s Centre | River Heights Children’s Centre Mayor & Members of Council City of Ottawa, 110 Laurier Ave. West Ottawa ON  K1P 1J1 Dear... more
Ottawa City Council
2015 Budget
child care
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
It is my flag. It is your flag. It is our flag. It is recognized around the world, and all Canadians stand a little bit straighter when we see it raised to... more
Today’s Globe and Mail includes an editorial captioned “A ‘war on terrorism’? No thanks. There are smarter ways to meet the threat” viewable at http://www.... more
religion
Freedom of Religion
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Constitution Act 1982
Islam
Koran
Prophet Muhammad
Terrorism
Islamic terrrorism
I have been pondering since the 10 Pm Monday night when the rumor mill swirled about Rusty Riding into the Political Sunset of politics. What would happen in a... more
Lisa McLeod
Nepean-Carleton PCs
Conservative Party
Nepean
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Conservative Party of Canada
The Conservative Party of Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
If you can empathize for a moment and imagine killing a pet or a child, then you can get into the mind of an animal rights activist, as we view all species as... more
Animal Rights
pets
Children
respect for life
 Some interesting ideas emerge in one of the more provocative articles about the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, viewable at:http://blogs.mediapart.fr/blog/olivier-... more
Charlie Hebdo
Terrorism
Muslims
Jihad
Islam
Arab
France
Middle East
fundamentalism
immigration
Nadha
ISIS
Al Qaida
Mediapart
Land exploiters vs. environmental activists.  A well worn story, but there are twists.  One species of twist arises when three or more groups have different... more
Land exploiters
Environmental activists
climate change
Yellowstone National Park
The Economist
bison
farmers
ranchers
law
Ottawa-Hull Chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Quebec
Gatineau
Maniwaki
Gatineau Park
Ontario Hydro
Ottawa
Cornwall
Greenpeace
Dr. Moore
Smelling Land
Dr. David Scott

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