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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
“Mr. President-elect, can you stand here today, once and for all and say that no one connected to you or your campaign had any contact with Russia leading up... more
Donald Trump
Russia
USpoli
Orientalists, as far as many scholars are concerned, tend to have a reductionist perspective about the non-Western other often portrayed as homogeneous,... more
Yasser Harrak
Gholam Khiabany
History This year there has been several court cases regarding Cannabis for medical usage. Of note, the most recent federal case found that the law requiring... more
 
December 3, 2016
As an Arab, the situation of the Palestinians breaks my heart, as does the situation of Syrians, Lebanese, Iraqis, and even those living in relative peace... more
Green Party of Canada
BDS
Israel-Palestine
From the moment Israel declared its independence, one of the main Arab tactics has been to exploit the Jews' Achilles heel – their highly developed culture,... more
Green Part of Canada
BDS
Israel
8 reasons I will not buy a Zibi condo on islands in the Ottawa River By Warren McBride I care about my pocketbook and I have a social conscience. That's why I'... more
Chaudière Falls
Akikodjiwan Falls
Victoria Island
zibi
Stop Windmill?
Condos
reconciliation
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Ottawa official plan
unceded
Hydro
Algonquin Territory

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