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The current trajectories of Canada’s predominant political economies are increasingly dysfunctional, due in no small part to the fact that we have become, in... more
Elections 2015
“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord... more
Elections 2015
The first video clip above is the video highlight package from the #GlobeDebate held in Calgary on September 17, 2015. The second clip below , is the... more
Elections 2015
#GlobeDebate
Stephen Harper
Justin Trudeau
Tom Mulcair
Elizabeth May
elxn42
elxn2015
Economy
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Green Party of Canada
NDP
cdnpoli
In case you missed it, here is the first leaders' debate hosted by Maclean's Magazine on August 6, 2015.
Elections 2015
Leaders Debate
Leaders Debates
Stephen Harper
Tom Mulcair
Justin Trudeau
Elizbeth May
Conservative Party of Canada
NDP
Liberal Party of Canada
Green Party of Canada
elxn42
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Federal Election 2015
The year was 1968, my second at Chomedey High. The Vietnam War was at its height. On college and university campuses throughout Canada, the U.S., and Europe,... more
Elections 2015
Tom Mulcair
NDP
Canadian politics
elxn42
elxn2015
Politics
The deer that recently crashed through the front window of a Kanata residence shows how badly this city needs a wildlife construction protocol. As one passerby... more
Wildlife
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
living with wildlife
City of Ottawa
Wildlife Construction Protocol
Development
Planning
Kanata
Ottawa
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church is situated across from the Supreme Court of Canada on Wellington Street. At the bottom of the steps leading to the front door... more
Victims of Communism monument
Art
Design
sculpture
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
Canada
We were outraged to read about the city’s new initiative to give developers their own ambassadors. This speaks to the current attitude in the planning... more
Developer Ambassadors
City of Ottawa
Planning
Jan Harder
Ottawa City Hall
Old Ottawa East Community Association
Action Sandy Hill
Lowertown Community Association
Ottawa
Some years ago, the legendary New York Times columnist James Reston came to lunch with me at 24 Sussex. After an impressive “tour d’horizon” Scotty, as he was... more
leadership
Brian Mulroney
St. FX
James Reston
Ronald Reagan
James MacGregor Burns
Theodore Roosevelt
transformation
religion
liberty
Randall Denley misses the mark in his criticism of the City’s draft Wildlife Protection During Construction Protocol.   The lack of wildlife planning in new... more
Wildlife
living with wildlife
Killing wildlife in cities
Development
Construction
Donna Dubreuil
Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre
City of Ottawa policy
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Plasco is done, all but the clean-up. Too bad - it would have been a pretty sweet deal, if it worked. Typical waste to energy plants push $200 per tonne all-in... more
Plasco Energy Group
Waste-to-Energy
Waste management
Rod Bryden
CBC
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
You would expect the National Capital Commission, responsible for a large natural area like the Greenbelt, to be more progressive when it comes to wildlife. ... more
coyotees
NCC
Greenbelt
living with wildlife
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
The fuss over a local trapper trying to extract a $225 payment from Public Works for trapping beavers at the Connaught rifle range should be a wake-up call for... more
Trapping
Public Works
Connaught rifle range
living with beavers
living with wildlife
Bearvers
Wildlife
Wildlife management
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
I am puzzled by the lack of reaction to David Reevely’s excellent article, which reported on a proposal before council to exempt a specific property owner (... more
City of Ottawa policy
taxes
Community Housing
Bill Toms
City of Toronto
Land Transfer Tax
Province of Ontario
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Once, there were also editorials claiming that giving women the vote would lead to ruin, and that abolishing slavery would enable others to profit from the... more
Energy East pipeline
climate change
Canada
Tar Free 613
Liz Bernstein
ecology
Bitumen
Environment

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