Letters Of This Type

  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
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
Mayor of Gatineau
STO bus strike
Public Service
Syndicat uni du transport
Société de transport de l'Outaouais
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
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
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
Ottawa City Council
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
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
Canadian infrastructure bank
fiscal crisis
Letter in The Guardian (P.E.I., Canada) with footnotes Re:  Feds monitoring weak... more
September 29, 2016
Extraordinary Financing Framework
Bank of Canada
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
Letter in National Post Sept. 27 (with footnotes to Editor) Re:  Justin Trudeau’s UN address... more
September 27, 2016
Sam Routley’s recent article falls far short of a balanced effort to consider ways that Canada might preserve local representation while also increasing the... more
FairVote Canada
Fair Vote Canada
electoral reform
Electoral System
proportional representation
Jobs No. 1 Re: Let’s Not Play Inflationary Game Again, Andrew Coyne, Aug. 30 During 25 years of inflation targeting, per capita growth in Canadian gross... more
Bank of Canada
monetary policy
fiscal policy
Job Guarantee
Re:  Canadians think guaranteed income good, but too expensive and it makes people lazy: survey, Tristin Hopper,  Aug 15, 2016 A guaranteed income would... more
Job Guarantee
basic income
Environment protection