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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
Hog wash! The easiest, cheapest and most sensible solution can be made without knowing the cause. Changing the bus schedule as David Jeanes and Kelly Egan... more
Bus-Train accident
Transportation safety plan
OC Transpo
governance
City Hall
Jim Watson
Via Rail
Rail transportation safety
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Barrhaven
The most responsible and independent scientific analysis that I could find on the subject of anthropogenic global warming is that of Richard Muller, a... more
climate change
science
Berkeley Earth
While you do have to kill an animal to test brain tissue for rabies, there was absolutely no valid reason to suspect this animal had rabies, given that rabies... more
Killing wildlife in cities
Wildlife strategy
NCC wildlife policy
NCC
Gatineau Park
Gatineau
Lynx
This could have all been avoided if the City had conducted proper public consultations at the very beginning. An honest approach is always the best. I really... more
Casino
governance
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
FEDCO
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
@Lawrence J. Kramer The United States will end up going bankrupt 'quantitatively easing'/'being the market' before the American people will trust the... more
investing
manufacturing
trade
deregulation
US economy
German economy
I just returned last night from three days of training in Chicago by Al Gore for the Climate Reality project. In traveling there (car pooling in a Prius), it... more
Climate Reality Project
climate change
Energy East pipeline
Oil pipeline
Rail transportation
Stephen Harper
Canada
Ottawa
Enbridge
Gas prices
No, it shouldn't have. Some players require a more personal 1-on-1 approach. Your much beloved long-time captain, future Hall of Famer and hopefully senior... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Bryan Murray
Detroit Red Wings
Ottawa
NHL
Free Agency
Hockey
Its a waste of taxpayer money for the City to continue with this plan despite the NCC's objections. The City is behind their timeline because they haven't,... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
taxes
Richmond Underground
NCC
City of Ottawa
Keith Egli
Russell Mills
Jackie Holtzman
From an WLRT online discussion on the Citizen.com... I think it can be done Michael. I know the City says it can't but I've seen it work in Europe and in... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Carling Ave. LRT option
Carling Ave. City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Federal Government

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