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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A day ago, I submitted to Unpublished Ottawa a first essay on Ottawa’s next Central...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
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
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
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
The words “budget” and “public consultation” may evoke suppressed memories of uncomfortable folding chairs, stale muffins and cold coffee. More worrisome,... more
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
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
Rationale for Carling Corridor
Why Carling Avenue?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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