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Like many Canadians I had a very heart felt response to the picture of the three year old who laid face down dead after trying to cross the Mediterranean for... more
Elections 2015
Refugees
Syrian Civil War
 The biggest threat to Canada’s national security is internal.  It is the offshoot of an extraordinarily successful -- because it remains largely undetected... more
Elections 2015
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party of Canada
Republican Party
social conservatives
IRI
Peter Dale Scott
International Republican Institute
CIA
National Endowment for Democracy
coup
renovation
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Dr. Anthony James Hall
Red Tories
Jihad
International Panel on Climate Change
Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement
FIPPA
tar sands
Oil sands
Foreign Policy
security
elxn42
elxn2015
Canada
S'agissant du projet de réforme du Sénat amorcé par l’expulsion des 32 sénateurs libéraux du caucus du PLC, l’historique constitutionnel et les paramètres... more
Elections 2015
Canadian Senate
Senate reform
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elxn2015
Canada Elections 2015
Canadian Federal Election 2015
2015 Federal Election
Federal Elections 2015
By John Dance Imagine if one day the condominium board of 300 Queen Elizabeth Drive erected an illuminated billboard-sized TD Bank logo high up on the canal-... more
Billboards
Advertising
TD Bank
OSEG
City of Ottawa
Rideau Canal
City of Ottawa policy
community issues
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Ottawa City Council
City staff
Old Ottawa East Community Association
Ottawa
For some of us, it’s a foregone conclusion we won’t be voting for Harper in October.  I myself can’t stand his supercharged militarism, endless tax cuts for... more
Elections 2015
Tom Mulcair
NDP
youth voting
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party of Canada
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elxn2015
strategic voting
2015 Federal Election
Canada Elections 2015
Canadian Federal Election 2015
Hair is in the election-season air. I didn’t put it there – those attack ads on Mr. Trudeau introduced the subject, with “Nice hair, Justin” – but now that the... more
Elections 2015
Stephen Harper
hairgate
Justin Trudeau
Tom Mulcair
Margaret Atwood
Mike Duffy
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elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Elections
Canadian Federal Election 2015
Conservative Party of Canada
Political Attack ads
In one of the most interesting moments (at least from a constitutional point of view) during last week debate, Justin Trudeau reproached Thomas Mulcair for his... more
Elections 2015
Tom Mulcair
Quebec
National Unity
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
NDP
cdnpoli
elxn42
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canada Elections 2015
Federal Election 2015
Canadian Federal Election 2015
Dr. Stéphane Beaulac
Some recent commentary about advertising by third party interest groups (or “PACs”)) has been inaccurate and/or has included undemocratic or incomplete... more
Federal Elections 2015
Canada Elections 2015
Advertising
PACs
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Green Party of Canada
NDP
cdnpoli
Canadian democracy
democracy
Canada
Elections 2015
"Here we go again," I thought, as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) cameraman knocked on the door. It was the last day of April and the first day of... more
Wildlife
Bears
Ontario
CBC
Bear Hunting
Bear hunting in Ontario
Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry
Northern Ontario
natural resources
bear cubs
Education
American hunters
European hunters
science
Elliot Lake
The Senate has moved the final vote on the controversial anti-terror bill to Tuesday at 5:30pm EST. Coincidentally that will be hours after the Auditor General... more
Bill C-51
Canadian Senate
Senate reform
Senate scandal
NDP
Lansdowne’s TD Sign: Failed City and Corporate Governance  The bad news is that OSEG is again illuminating the Lansdowne veil’s massive TD sign at night. The... more
TD Bank
Lansdowne
Ottawa
Sign
OSEG
Why Corporate Campaign Contributions Are Undemocratic By Alex Cullen   Next week Ottawa City Council will be debating a motion from rookie Councillor Tobi... more
Municipal elections
corporate contributions
democracy
City of Ottawa policy
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Part 5.      Ottawa’s New Central Library: What for? What like? Where? This Essay is dedicated to the librarians at Ottawa Public Library, with special thanks... more
libraries
information technologies
knowledge
City of Ottawa
Part 4. The Modern Library is also a Knowledge Factory Over the week, I have submitted to Unpublished Ottawa three short essays on Ottawa’s next Central... more
libraries
Internet
World Wide Web
knowledge
PART 3. The Modern Library is a Gateway to Total Reading Over the last few days, I have submitted two short essays on Ottawa’s next Central Library. It is now... more
Reading
Public Libraries
Books and Reading
Ottawa Public Library
knowledge

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