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Letters Of This Type

PART 2. The Modern Library Opens a Window into the Whole Written World A day ago, I submitted to Unpublished Ottawa a first essay on Ottawa’s next Central... more
libraries
copyright
Google-books
digitization
Ottawa Public Library
information technologies
Municipal Affairs
community and neighbourhood
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
PART 1.  The Modern Library is also a Community Centre On March 31, the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) will hold initial discussions on a new Central Branch in... more
Ottawa Public Library
information technologies
Municipal Affairs
community and neighbourhood
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Show Her the Money We need to move beyond awareness to achieve greater gender representation. Just tweeting about it won’t get us very far. Every year in the... more
IWD
gender politics
social equality
Women in Politic
gender parity
The province of Ontario is poised to introduce a long-awaited carbon pricing plan, some seven years after the four-party Western Climate Initiative (WCI)... more
Ontario
Stephen Harper
Carbon Fee and Dividend
Carbon Emission
Kathleen Wynne
The words “budget” and “public consultation” may evoke suppressed memories of uncomfortable folding chairs, stale muffins and cold coffee. More worrisome,... more
2015 Municipal Budget
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Tobi Nussbaum
Catherine McKenney
Jeff Leiper
Mathieu Fleury
David Chernushenko
Ottawa
According to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson exit strategies are one of the better ideas to dealing with gangbangers. He also dismisses the need to hire more officers... more
gangs
Ottawa
Policing
budgets
violence
guns
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Hall
Ottawa police
It's time for Ontario to liberate local beer. It makes no sense to persist in enabling big beer to have an unfair advantage over our homegrown craft breweries... more
craft beer
local beer
The Beer Store
Ontario beer regulations
Ontario Government
small business
Ontario
Rationale for Carling Corridor Implementation Issues Network Integration Operations Concept Capital cost Maintenance Facility Why Carling Avenue? Professor... more
Carling Ave. LRT
Western LRT route
LRT
Mass Transit
Clive Doucet
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
With the most recent municipal election in the bag, it’s time to look forward. First and foremost, congrats to the many Ottawa residents who threw their hats... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Ottawa City Council
Sustainability
LRT
trees
City of Ottawa
Environment
Economy
Municipal Infrastructure
Energy
Green energy
Ottawa
Aboriginal
First Nations
ecology
Ottawa River
youth
Art
Artists
urban development
Parks
Communities
Ottawa Public Library
Events in Quebec on October 20th, and then Ottawa on October 22nd, that saw two soldiers murdered, have come to make me fearful.  Not of terrorism, of course... more
Ottawa Shooting
Terrorism
Stephen Harper
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau
Patrice Vincent
ISIL
hero
Totalitarianism
radicalization
rifle
Const. Samearn Son
cenotaph
fear
hatred
Long gun registry
Thomas Mulcair
Justin Trudeau
Jane Creba
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo
Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers
Canadian Parliament
House of Commons
Ottawa
Canada
The Ottawa Municipal Election is over for another year. Congratulations to all the winners.  And for all those who didn’t win but ran a full and honest... more
 
October 28, 2014
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
 Q: Would you improve transparency and accountability? If yes, how? A: Yes, is the short answer. I would strive to achieve the goals through several parallel... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
governance
Lobbyist Registry
City of Ottawa Management
Alexander Aronec
crime
Police
Cith Hall
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Previously, Mr. Annable wrote a posting which announced a presentation on regional heavy rail.  One of the speakers was the President of MOOSE, which is as... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Ward 5
Commuter Bus
Kanata North
Commuter Rail
Light Rail Transit
Alexander Aronec
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Here are eight more endorsements that were not easy but still not the hardest. The wards covered in this post include both incumbent wards and open wards.  I’... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Blake Batson
Marianne Wilkinson
Laura Dudas
Katherine Hobbs
Martin Canning
Mathieu Fleury
Matt Muirhead
Susan Sherring
Jean Johnston-McKitterick
Clinton Cowan
Michelle Reimer
Ottawa City Councl
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
If you live and drive in Ottawa, chances are you’ve been on Merivale, probably a number of times. The road is, after all, hard to avoid. Located at the... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
Merivale Rd.
Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale

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