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Letters Of This Type
Like most people, I’m not the happiest person when I write out that annual cheque to pay for my municipal taxes. I know that my tax money is paying to keep the... more
This is the time of the year for giving. Unfortunately, a growing number of Canadians have little to share.
In ever greater numbers workers are becoming... more
Police Inspector Hartley (Ottawa Citizen, Dec. 17/14) is bang-on when he says "Solving youth gang crime a community responsibility, not just a police matter",... more
As we know, most people are indifferent to elections, and surprisingly for municipal ones (which directly affect us the most), even more so.
However, in Ottawa... more
Several years ago I helped to launch a new business that we envisioned would enable developing nations around the world to power themselves, to in effect power... more
No, he's not Tim. Alex Cullen is saying that businesses and members of a family owned business should not have undue influence over an election that is about... more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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