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Letters Of This Type

As one of the conditions for operating the expanded Carp Road Landfill, Waste Management had to establish a Public Liaison Committee (PLC) to “provide a forum... more
WCEC
Public Liaison Committee
community landfill concerns
PLC
landfill accountability
COLA
Coalition for Landfill Accountability
Stittsville
West Carleton
Kanata
Carp landfill
Carp dump
The trouble is that we have two competing objectives, viz reversing the global and particularly the Canadian and companion western-world demographic trend, on... more
Demographics
Canadian population
Women
Children
child rearing
child care
subsidized child care spaces
Feminism
Canada
Would you renovate your house without comparing costs and design/build options? Would you use outdated technology instead of modern building practices? For... more
Energy
Nuclear Energy
Darlington Nuclear Power Plant
Liberal Party of Ontario
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
Ontario Power Generation
nuclear waste
Transparency
Accountability
Ontario Clean Air Alliance
wind power
Energy conservation
Renewable energy
The push to extend the Trillium LRT route directly to our Airport is essential for the future of our city as a sustainable and modern national capital. In... more
LRT Phase 2
LRT
Ottawa Airport
Airport LRT
To the editor, Re: Electoral reform's problematic consequences, Ottawa Sun, December 15, pg. A15: http://www.torontosun.com/2015/12/14/electoral-reforms-... more
Canadian politics
political science
electoral reform
proportional representation
first past the post
To the editor, Re: Liberals' election plan shows early-onset arrogance, December 29, pg A3 Saskatoon StarPhoenix I must take issue with Les MacPherson’s... more
Canada
electoral reform
Electoral System
Canadian politics
political science
elections
cdnpoli
The new landfill proposed by Waste Management for their site along Carp Road has received the last remaining provincial approval and soon will be cleared for... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
living with wildlife
new landfill
Carp landfill
COLAottawa
A bounce in their steps and goofy grins on their faces, residents of Ottawa are exhibiting unusual behaviour. Even characteristically dour public servants... more
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
Government of Canada
Sunny Ways
Public Service
Journalists
bureaucrats
Ottawa
Prime Minister Trudeau's mandate letters to ministers (which he thankfully made public for the first time ever) importantly remind them that the PM’s... more
Justin Trudeau
Government Mandate Letters
Accountability
Transparency
Ethics
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
Conflict of Interest Act
Stephen Harper
Ethics Commissioner
Whistle Blowers
Corruption
Duff Conacher
Democracy Watch
Canadian politics
From the Paris attacks to last week’s mass shootings in California, like many in the civilized world over the past month I’ve been trying to wrap my head... more
#cdnpoli
Bill C51
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
cdnpoli
Andrew Coyne has hauled out Canada's most tired defeatist myths to argue for continuing the past decade of inaction and subterfuge on the international stage... more
 
December 1, 2015
climate change
COP21
climate
If it has tires or teats, you will have trouble.   That's an old adage having more truth than we would like. Wheels separating from their vehicles has been a... more
trucking
trucks
wheels
personal injury
nuts and bolts
mechanic
repairs
Queens University
MBA
401
Oshawa
Mississauga
law
testimony
witness
wheel bearings
Kitchener
Ray Gompf
In the aftermath of last Friday's horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, it is quite understandable that there is little interest in discussing possible root... more
Terrorism
Paris attack
ISIS
Root causes of terrorism
With Justin Trudeau’s cabinet now fully sworn-in and the pomp and circumstance out of the Ottawa air, the brass tacks of governing start to come in full force... more
Politics
Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development
Indigenous rights
Water
Liberals
Justin Trudeau
It was one of the more remark-able moments in a long campaign. A poised Justin Trudeau was being interviewed by CBC’s Peter Mansbridge. When asked about... more
governance
Justin Trudeau
Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Cabinet
Public Service
Parliamentary Committees
centralized political organization

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