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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
At the Ecology Ottawa debate on the Environment of September 24, candidate mayor Jim Watson, in response to a question from the Greenspace Alliance, committed... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
city planning
Development
Site Alteration By-law
tree massacre
Environment
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Ottawa has a serious debt problem that has gotten measurably worse in the last 4 years.  Our City debt was $700M when Mayor Watson started his 4 year term and... more
2014 Municipal election
City debt
Mike Maguire
Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
Municipal taxes
Property Taxes
taxes
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
The destruction of a valuable wood lot by developers in Kanata is devastating.  Not only is it a significant loss to the community as a potential place for... more
tree clearing
Kanata
City of Ottawa policy
Metcalfe Realty
City of Ottawa
Wildlife policy
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
nesting birds
Site Alteration By-law
Ottawa
The Public Sector Innovation Journal, Special Issue on Democracy, Volume 19, Issue 1, Discussion Paper #11, "Proportional Representation: Redeeming the... more
 
May 7, 2014
proportional representation
Fair Vote Canada
democracy
grassroots organization
electoral reform
Dear editor, On January 29, I announced that I am running for Ottawa city council in Somerset ward.  Many have asked, “In the face of tough competition, why... more
Somerset ward
Jeff Morrison
2014 Municipal election
City of Ottawa
City of Ottawa policy
Policy
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election

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