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There has been a lot of media attention recently regarding political fundraising from corporations at Queen's Park. It appears that the Wynne Government has... more
Municipal elections
corporate campaign contributions
union campaign contributions
Bill 181
democracy
ONPoli
ottpoli
Kathleen Wynne
Great first step Corrections Canada!  I'll continue to be looking for interviews the media does with staff  to see how free and open things are now.  Staff... more
Accountability
Minister of Public Safety Corrections Canada
Canada prisons
media access
cdnpoli
Canadian politics
  In the cause of international peace and stability. We may be few and only few, but we will not refuse to do what a few can do.  Introduction The opportunity... more
dnd
Defence review
peace operations
Liberals
Canadian politics
cdnpoli
Canadian Armed Forces
Public consultation
Canada
Along with legends, fairy tales and fables, myths are a great way to teach and learn values. But the other kind of myths – beliefs not grounded in fact – can... more
photo radar
public safety
Safe Injection site
addiction
taxes
Tobi Nussbaum
Health
Aesop’s fables
evidence based decision making
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
City of Ottawa
Policy
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa
The rot of big money in Ontario politics stinks. People want action now to clean up the mess. Comprehensive fundraising reform is essential to renewing our... more
ONPoli
Ontario Political Fundraising
Campaign donations
corporate and union donations
Queen's Park
cdnpoli
Canadian politics
Mike Schreiner
Green Party of Ontario
Ontario Liberal Party
Ontario PC Party
ONDP
per vote subsidy
What Mayor Watson and company have done by ignoring the obvious is create a safey problem in the transportation of people within Ottawa. In one vote they have... more
Ottawa
Uber
taxi
taxes
bylaw
Mayor Watson
City Council
Much of the stress associated with policing, specifically patrol officers and those in specialized units, comes from what is known as the 'new' policing model... more
Policing
public safety
law enforcement
crime
We have now had several years of stories and opinions on so-called “gay marriage”. I continue to be puzzled and troubled. My basic problem is that there is not... more
Gay Marriage
Canadian law
religion
homosexual
same-sex marriage
Pope Francis
Catholic Church
What a stink one boot leg cab company has made world wide. By managing to convince moronic city councilors that Uber is a tech company as opposed to just... more
Ottawa
Politics
Uber
taxi service
municipal
taxes
Some politicians and commentators have recently made proposals that won’t stop big money from corrupting Canadian politics. The most questionable claim is that... more
electoral reform
Political fundraising
Ontario Political Fundraising
per vote subsidy
democracy
Quebec
campaign spending
corporate and union donations
Campaign donations
Campaign donation limits
3rd party advertising
Advertising
elections
cdnpoli
Canadian Elections
Ethics
Canada
It has been a good month for public science in Canada. Last Tuesday’s budget laid the groundwork for a reinvigorated engagement with research across the... more
Central Experimental Farm
science
McKenna
Ottawa Hospital
Civic Hospital
Ontario's government should not be for sale. But it certainly appears that Premier Wynne has put out a big for sale sign by hosting high-priced private dinners... more
Political fundraising
corporate and union donations
Kathleen Wynne
Ontario Liberal Party
ONPoli
dirty politics
Corporations
Unions
nuclear power
Martin Regg Cohn
Patrick Brown
Andrea Horwath
Rachel Notley
NDP
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Bruce Power
Ontario Power Generation
Beer Store
Endangered Species Act
Ontario
When “The Big Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” was posted there was an overwhelming amount of interest and questions about the impact of trauma ... more
 
October 17, 2015
Trauma
Recovery
PTSD
Cumulative Emotional Trauma
performance
Culture
work place culture
Ottawa
public speaker
Doug Smith
NHL
NHL players
The City's proposal to initiate a stormwater fee separate from water and waste water charges has stirred much passion. In the heat of the argument, the basic... more
City of Ottawa
stormwater fee
urban planning
Development
taxes
property
Ottawa River
fees
Ottawa City Hall
Public consultation
runoff
sewers
ottpoli
Sustainability
Greenspace Alliance
Waterloo
Kitchener
Ottawa
A lot has been made recently of new Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown's support for a revenue neutral carbon tax in Ontario. David Reevely of the Ottawa Citizen... more
climate change
Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax
Patrick Brown
Ontario PC Party
ONPoli
ottpoli
cdnpoli
Terrorism
Ice Storm
electricity grid
Sustainability
Green economy

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