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  Re UBS Chair Champions Infrastructure Bank (Report on Business, July 12): In the postwar era, the federal government used central bank financing to help pay... more
PPP
green infrastructure
Re: Liberal government promises extra $62B for military over next 20 years (June 7) Canada's official development assistance was down by 4.4 per cent in 2016... more
Just yesterday, I was reading the words of Michael Oreskes, NPR's senior vice-president of news and editorial director. He was speaking in Washington, D.C. at... more
National Observer
Investigative journalism
Journalism
Journalists
cdnpoli
Only hours before U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned a global deal to halt dangerous and destructive climate change, mayors from some of Canada’s largest... more
climate change
Paris Agreement
Donald Trump
cities
Mayors
cdnpoli
  Canadians can be proud of their notable contributions to the United Nations, including vital support for the Land Mines Treaty and the International Criminal... more
UNPA
global governance
global democracy
parliamentary assemblies
Ahead of a second one-day bus strike set for Tuesday, the mayor of Quebec’s fourth-largest city warned his transit service and its union to “intensify the... more
Gatineau
Mayor of Gatineau
STO bus strike
Public Service
gatpoli
ottpoli
Syndicat uni du transport
Société de transport de l'Outaouais
Ottawa
Re:  East Side businesses feeling the pinch, Jane Mundy, January 27, 2017 Rising rents, taxes, cash-strapped homeowners blamed for recent spate of closures... more
  Letter in Winnipeg Free Press (with footnotes to editor)Re:  Ottawa posts deficit in October as fiscal-year shortfall hits $9.3 billion,  Jordan Press,  12/... more
 
December 28, 2016
Alan Greenspan
Japan
Getting public consultation right continues to frustrate governing bodies in Ottawa no matter who it is that is conducting the public consultation. Whether it’... more
Ottawa Civic Hospital at Central Experimental Farm
Civic Hospital
John Baird
Experimental Farm
City of Ottawa
Federal Government of Canada
Province of Ontario
ONPoli
ottpoli
Letter in  Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 26 Nov 2016 (with footnotes to editor)     Re:  Liberals borrowing to keep the lights on, John Ivison | November 16,... more
deficit spending
government borrowing
public debt
The Editor (Letters to the Editor) Ottawa Citizen Dear Editor: This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Community Bus Pass in Ottawa, which was brought in... more
public transit
Poverty
Ottawa City Council
EquiPass
low income
bus pass
OC Transpo
Letter in The Province [Vancouver, B.C] 07 Nov 2016 (with footnotes to editor)Re:  It’s absurd, but Liberals will likely get away with racking up whopping ... more
 
November 7, 2016
generational equity infrastructure
balanced budgets
inequality
Letter in Vancouver Sun with footnotes to editor:   Re: Momentum builds for state-funded Canadian infrastructure bank, Greg Quinn and David Scanlan, October 13... more
 
October 17, 2016
infrastructure
Canadian infrastructure bank
fiscal crisis
Letter in The Guardian (P.E.I., Canada) with footnoteshttp://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Opinion/Letter-to-editor/2016-09-29/article... Re:  Feds monitoring weak... more
 
September 29, 2016
Extraordinary Financing Framework
Bank of Canada
Keynes
The Editor (Letters to the Editor) Ottawa Citizen   Dear Editor:   Columnist Randall Denley raises the question of how the new Ottawa Civic Hospital, once it... more
Ottawa Civic Hospital
Municipal taxes. property taxes
Ottawa City Council

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