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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
Volunteering creates $50 billion in annual economic value for Canadians This week is the 71st annual National Volunteer Week in Canada. Similar events have... more
Economic value of volunteering
Volunteering
National Volunteer Week
Canada
TD Economics
Craig Alexander
Sonya Gulati
What happened to Earth Day 2013? To the Editor, Ottawa Citizen, Taking a quick look online on Earth Day, I was pleased with the big picture, but bitterly... more
Op-Ed
unpublished
Earth Day
media
Environment
Peter Kent
In the middle of the last century, “urban renewal” peaked as the cutting edge of urban planning. Renewal referred not to restoration or renovation of... more
Development
Intensification
Jay Baltz
Ottawa
Planning
City of Ottawa
NIMBY. Not In My Back Yard. It’s a potent label, convenient for dismissing local residents’ concerns and marginalizing people who want what’s best for their... more
David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward
Of all the issues at play in our town today, one of the biggest is the proposed redevelopment of Lansdowne Park. But the proposal being circulated to... more
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Lansdowne Live
governance
Public consultation
Development
City of Ottawa
sole sourcing

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