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Change is sometimes painful, sometimes expensive and often unavoidable. These three characteristics apply to climate change, which is forcing us to rethink our... more
climate change
Transportation
Energy
carbon emissions
Electricity
electric vehicles
Senator Richard Neufeld
Senator Paul J. Massicotte
Standing Senate Committee on Energy
the Environment and Natural Resources
cdnpoli
While there is no summer heat, the conflict between Ottawa Police Services (OPS) and Capital Pride is making up for it. Recently, Capital Pride requested that... more
Gay
Ottawa Police Association
Ottawa Police Service
Ottawa Police Services Board
Allan Hubley
Time and time again, the Ottawa Police Services Board (OPSB) and its Chair, Eli El-Chantiry, have been given the opportunity to demonstrate their willingness... more
Eli Eli-Chantiry
Ottawa Police Association
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Services Board
Ottawa Police Services
Originally published in The Hill Times By Wayne Pajunen When Prime Minister Trudeau pronounced: “I think we can see that there is a fairly clear desire out... more
Canadian Parliament
electoral reform
House of Commons
Fair Vote Canada
all-party committee on electoral reform
cdpoli
Policing's Bad Apples: When The Rot Eats Through The Barrel The absolute cause of 2016 being the most violent year for Ottawa in recent history will remain... more
Ottawa police
Ottawa
Policing
Canadian law
Chief Bordeleau
Ottawa Police Services Board
In recent years, the Canadian public has been witnessing the long roll out of police corruption (corruption being any pursuit for personal gain and... more
Ottawa police
Ottawa Policing
Policing
Corruption
At the Ottawa Police Services meeting on May 29th, there were several items on the agenda but the most anticipated was the Chief's verbal address on the matter... more
Ottawa Policing
Policing
Ottawa Police Services
Eli Elchantiry
Chief Bordeleau
It is a sad day for people on this planet.  It is irresponsible and unacceptable when the so-called leader of the free world turns his back on climate change... more
Paris Agreement
climate change
Donald Trump
Green Party of Ontario
Jobs
CO2
Mike Schreiner
ONPoli
cdnpoli
Since 2014, allegations of improprieties and pockets of favouritism have plagued the Ottawa Police Services (OPS) executive, breeding distrust, anger and... more
Eli El-Chantiry
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau
Ottawa Police Services Board
Policing
Ottawa
Police
campaign financing; transparency; voting; municipal election; fair elections; ottawa elections; campaign finance reform; social media; campaign rules;
In mid-April the Ottawa River was rising and by early May it was still rising at an unprecedented rate. By May 4th, areas were already flooding and it was... more
Karen Armstrong's approach in "the Holiness of Jerusalem: Asset or Burden" treating the Jerusalem question is sound and unique. Unbound by the chronology of... more
Karen Armstrong
Yasser Harrak
Middle East Politics
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Jerusalem
Alqods
Arab League
Zionism
PLO
Media commentary on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s recent announcement of housing initiatives has focussed on rent control and real estate tax on speculative... more
Property Taxes
multi-residential property taxes
renters
Ontario Fair Tax Commission
Ending violence against women is one of the top three priorities of Ottawa Police Chief, Charles Bordeleau.   It's too bad some of those on the front lines, "... more
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Services
Violence Against Women
Staff Sergeant Ansari
Eli El-Chantiry
Ottcity
Ottawa
The beginning of April saw the City of Ottawa begin to offer discounted bus passes to low-income residents - those falling below the Statistics Canada Low... more
EquiPass
Poverty
low-income bus pass
public transit
Does Ottawa Need a Community Land Trust Last fall, the City of Ottawa's  submission to the new national housing strategy consultation described a long standing... more
land trusts
affordable housing
City of Ottawa
ottpoli
urban planning
social housing

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