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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
Recently the Toronto Real Estate Board published a report extolling the virtues of GO Transit expansion in the Greater Toronto Area, citing rising property... more
 
March 18, 2017
municipal finances
Property Taxes
tax fairness
LRT
'You are what you eat' is the old saying, but what happens when 'what you eat' is not what’s on the label? And, what does that get you if 'you are what you eat... more
Food safety
health canada
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa Hospital
organic farming
Dr. Shiv Chopra
hormones
antibiotics
genetically modified organisms
pesticides
slaughterhouse waste
GMOs
Farming
Council on Food Sovereignty and Health
Agriculture
City of Ottawa
OCDSB
Ottawa
Canada
The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) in Ottawa is a 1055-acre open-space jewel in a modern metropolis. By comparison, New York's Central park is only 837 acres... more
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa
NCC
Civic Hospital
Heritage Minister
Melanie Jolie
Mayor Jim Watson
Yasir Naqui
land grab
developers
Canada
The suburban hotel ballroom was packed with more than 400 conservative activists, college students and curious reporters. On stage, a bespectacled... more
Quebec City Mosque shooting
Ezra Levant
Rebel Media
fake news
propaganda
immigrants
National Observer
hate speech
Hate-speech
Islam
Alexandre Bissonnette
internet troll
Donald Trump
Mohamed Belkhadir
Terrorism
Quebec Freedom Network
political extremism
cdnpoli
Traffic in the GTHA is a mess. Listening to daily traffic reports is like an endless horror show repeated over and over again on Groundhog Day. Gridlock costs... more
Transit
road tolls
Toronto
Kathleen Wynne
Mike Schreiner
Green Party of Ontario
Traffic
GTA
ONPoli
It is wrong to assume that Islam is the only determining force behind family structures, gender relations and patriarchal organizations in Middle Eastern and... more
Yasser Harrak
Arzu Merali
"Hello from the other side. I must have called a thousand times ..."  - Adele By the crime reporting statistics alone, it would appear that the residents of... more
Ottawa
crime
West Carleton
March
Ottawa Police Services
Eli El-Chantiry
ottpoli
For many Canadian law enforcement organizations, getting their feet wet with the technology as a pilot couldn't have happened fast enough. With several high... more
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Association
Ottawa Police Services Board
Technology

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