Op-Ed

Letters Of This Type

Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to... more
Marketing
Food Corporations
Fast Foods
Health of children and teenagers
Health
Food
Earlier this month an elk was found wandering in a woody area in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. Elks were extirpated from Ontario by about the end of the 19th... more
Killing of wayward wildlife in Ottawa
Killing wildlife in cities
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
NCC wildlife policy
Police mishandling wildlife
Ottawa police
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ottawa
Science is supposed to be the objective arbitrator between ideological extremes in our democracy. Some people readily consume information at face value. Others... more
de-funding
science
Transparency
democracy
LIMITATIONS OF LANDFILL REGULATIONS EXPLAINED TO THE ONTARIO MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT In this age of heightened environmental concern the Ministry of the... more
Landfills
MOE
jim Bradley
Waste management
Carp Dump approval
jim Bradley
Carp dump
Carp Dump Expansion
Nigel Guilford
Miller Waste Systems
Man has been making garbage since he got kicked out of the garden. At first, it was no big deal. The refuse in those days was things like bones, broken wooden... more
Environmental Protection
Carp dump
Carp Dump Expansion
Waste management
Ottawa
Ontario
Provincial Government
Enbridge’s proposal to ship tar sands oil through Ontario threatens the health and well being of our communities, water and farmland. The proposal is all risk... more
Enbridge Line 9 pipeline
Line 9
Enbridge Pipeline
Oil sands pipelines
Enbridge
Oil sands
tar sands
Ontario
Alberta
As a Climate Leader (Climate Leadership Corps) I’m using resources made available to me to disseminate the message about climate change. The following includes... more
climate change
Climate Reality Project
Al Gore
Washington Post
Ezra Klein
This week – 26th to 30th of August, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario – the Ontario Ministry of Transport is hauling local commercial vehicles into a baseball stadium,... more
rucking
Truck routes
Surveys
Government
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic processes
Government of Ontario
Ontario
The University of Ottawa’s Miles Corak recently studied the possibility that increasing income inequality could be transmitted across generations. The analysis... more
 
By Ian Lee
August 6, 2013
Income inequality
Miles Corak
Ian Lee
Philip Cross
Chrystia Freeland
Plutocrats
Macdonal-Laurier Institute
Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
University of Ottawa
Canada
Dear friends, After the first training on climate change that was held in Istanbul, Turkey, during a hard political and social period, the journey has... more
climate crisis
Environment
Climate Reality Project
climate change
My primary job as a councillor's assistant became working on planning and environment files because three of the communities in Capital Ward were being... more
Planning
Zoning
Intensification
Ottawa South
Kanata
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Bill Teron
If an active group of Old Ottawa East residents, supported by Ottawa city staff, is successful, Ottawa may enjoy its first “complete street” by late 2015.... more
Transportation
Planning
Sustainability
LRT
Suburbs
Complete Streets
Urban
Cycling
Walking
Transit
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
David Chernushenko
Late last night I notified the board of directors of the Edmonton-St. Albert Conservative Association of my difficult decision that I was resigning from the... more
Transparency
Accountability
governance
Open Government
Conservative Party of Canada
Brent Rathgeber
Stephen Harper
Canada
House of Commons
According to May 24th Citizen, http://bit.ly/12TpY9z, we now have confirmation that electoral fraud did happen for the purpose of diverting other-than-... more
Federal politics
governance
Robocalls
Senate
Corruption
electoral reform
proportional representation
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
John Baird
Pierre Poilievre
Canada
During the last several months, critics have increased the interminable attacks concerning the legitimacy of the Senate with unctuous anger over alleged... more
Senate scandal
Senate reform
House of Commons
Federal Government
Canada
governance
Ian Lee
Sprott School of Business
Carleton University

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