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The teachers'strike in BC is getting out of hand. The government is playing deaf and does not care about what is happening to our children. This government... more
BC Teachers
Teachers' strike
Christy Clark
Education
Teachers
British Columbia
  I am fighting a losing battle.  The trouble is, kids aren’t taught Latin in school anymore.  So they don’t know that for the most common gender-neutral Latin... more
English language
Latin in English
teaching English
Latin
languages
Canada
Perhaps expectations of Jason Spezza were too high coming out of Junior? The scouts don't get it right all the time. Does the name Alexandre Daigle ring a bell... more
Jason Spezza
Ottawa Senators
Sens Nation
NHL
NHL players
Eugene Melnyk
Bryan Murray
So, my local MPP Lisa Macleod is going on and on about illegal signs. Meanwhile she has illegally placed signs all over the place. The by-law is clear you... more
2014 Ontario Election
Lisa Macleod
Election Signs
Donna Blackburn
Ontario PCs
Ontario Liberal Party
elections
Ontario
Nepean-Carleton
Ottawa
Another great game by the Habs...wow...Ever think they would have out shot and out hit and out played the Bruins in a playoff game this year? Long, long way... more
Bruins - Habs playoff series
NHL Playoffs
PK Subban
Dougie Hamilton
Carrey Price
Tuuka Rask
Montreal
Boston
NHL
Stanley Cup
Its very sad to hear that the Monarch butterfly population has declined again this year after a harsh winter. Its a problem we need to try to fix. I like the... more
Monarch Butterflies
polution
Environment
nature
pesticides
North-America
Ontario
Canada
Have you followed the debate in the TED Ideas Lab "Mayors get things done. Should they run the world?" Benjamin Barber argues in his new book "If Mayors Ruled... more
Municipal government
Mayors
urban planning
Innovation
governance
World
Ted Talks
Globe and Mail
A win for the ages by the ladies today. A truly Canadian masterpiece that ranks as one of thee absolute best pieces of hockey drama. The MVP was the Canadian... more
Danadian Womens Hockey Team
Womens Olympic gold medal game
Liam Maguire
Olympics
Socki 2014
Gold medal
Hockey
Canada
OC Transpo donations for me? No, that’s just not in the cards. Here’s my take on the Mayor’s Christmas party: Neat idea but $60K seems extravagant. It’s not... more
Jim Watson
Ottawa Food Bank
governance
City of Ottawa policy
The Conservatives were caught cheating multiple times by an organization (Elections Canada) doing its job. The penalties should be far harsher for cheating in... more
Fair Elections Act
Elections Act
electoral reform
Elections Canada
governance
Conservative Party
Pierre Poilievre
Stephen Harper
Reform
proportional representation
Robocall scandal
Senate
Federal Government
Canada
What troubles me most about this City/NCC exchange is that substantially critical comments were made by one level of government about another level of... more
NCC
Jim Watson
governance
2014 Municipal election
Mike Maguire
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
The reason I like Justin Trudeau's move is that it takes a step in the direction of making the Senate less partisan. I don't think there's anyone who argues... more
Senate reform
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party
Liberal Senators
Canadian Senate
governance
Canada
Canadian politics
Mailmen and women are a Canadian institution. Home mail delivery is important to many people, especially seniors and the handicapped. This is something the... more
Canada Post
Home mail delivery
Change.org petition
Seniors
Handicapped
Canada
Slates in municipal politics are not good because once elected they reduce the power of residents to influence local policy and decision making. I imagine the... more
Municipal election slates
2014 Municipal election
Conservative slate
Jim Watson
Mark Taylor
Marry Pitt
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Political parties
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
I tweeted last night that Andrew Coyne had the best line of the day. In his Post Media column he called the senate events “edifying” and went on to describe... more
 
October 23, 2013
Senate
Senate scandal
Stephen Harper
Mike Duffy
Federal Government
governance
Canada

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