Unpublished

Letters Of This Type

City hall has found another useless way to spend more of our money. They’ve hired a consultant to study whether it would be safer to have OC Transpo buses stop... more
Rail Safety and Public Transport
OC Transpo
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa
By Tim Inkpen Since the financial crisis of 2008, there has been a resurgence of interest in local economies. The crisis has caused many to look for ways of... more
local economy
Renewable energy
co-operative
Energy
Sustainability
Ottawa
By Sean Magee, Bullfrog Power We are more certain than ever that human activities are driving global warming and climate change. The evidence is all around us... more
climate change
Renewable energy
Energy
community
power
Electricity
Bullfrog Power
Canada
The recent re-emergence of the tunnel option to get trucks off King Edward Avenue and Rideau Street is a vindication of the wisdom that resides in communities... more
Trucks on King Edward
Traffic
Transportation plan
Ottawa
urban planning
City of Ottawa
CBC Radio
Ottawa Morning
I was in complete shock yesterday when I heard the news of the NHL's exclusive deal with Rogers Communications for the rights to all NHL games, on all media... more
Hockey
NHL
Rogers
Culture
Heritage
Canada
Gary Bettman
TVA
Television
Dear Editor, The special meeting of the City of Ottawa's Planning Committee last Friday was remarkable on two accounts, both pointing to a failure of our... more
Official Plan Review
Planning
democracy
Public consultation
city planning
How can not following the planning process, submitting an application under a fake name and requiring ‘unforeseen’ zoning amendments—all actions taken by a... more
City planner conflict of interest
Planning
Conflict of interest
City of Ottawa
Peter Hume
Bliss Edwards
Planning Chair
Ottawa
Committee of Adjustments
Lorne Cutler
Iona-Hampton Community Association
Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa
Westboro
Intensification
Those who would blindly defend police actions are always quick to placate the angry citizens by wagging their fingers back and saying “let’s wait for the facts... more
Police
Police abuse
streetcar
Toronto
Sammy Yatim
Toronto police
How City Council has handled the Casino affair should not be a surprise to citizens. We had a foretaste of it under the former Council when they abruptly... more
Casino
Lansdowne Live
governance
City of Ottawa
Eugene Melnyk
Marianne Wilkinson
Kent Kirpatrick
Ottawa
To the editor: Good to know the Senate committee on energy and the environment has tallied pipeline "accidents" at an average of 9 each year 2006-10; and only... more
Pipelines
Oil sands pipelines
Energy East pipeline
Ottawa
It’s time to stand up for science in the public interest in Canada. In recent years we have seen cuts to many important scientific institutions, science... more
Dear Editor, I am not surprised, despite Mary Pitt's likability in Nepean, that there is once again public outcry over the naming of a public place or... more
City of Ottawa Commemorative naming policy
renaming public institutions
Renaming of CentrePointe park
City of Ottawa
City of Ottawa policy
Jim Watson
Rick Chiarelli
David Reevely
Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa
CentrePointe Community Association
Public consultation
I had a conversation at a tenant BBQ in Ottawa Centre, the person lived in Ottawa South and would be voting in the By-election on August 1st. Asked if they... more
Ottawa South
Matt Young
PC Party of Ontario
Dear Editor, I was very pleased to read in the paper this morning (http://bit.ly/11iFnfJ) that the Federal Government has approved the importation of two... more
Parasitic wasps
Emerald Ash Borer
Ash trees
Urban Forest
Tree canopy
Health
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ontario
Canada
CFIA
The Ottawa Citizen today reported on Ontario’s oldest Maple tree being “discovered” in Peterborough.http://www.ottawacitizen.com/technology/World+oldest+known+... more
SMH
Development
biodiversity

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