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(Nepean, ON) - The Green Party of Ontario is pleased to announce James O'Grady has been nominated to represent the Green Party in the next Ontario provincial election in the new riding of Nepean, in the Greater Ottawa Area.   Mr. O'Grady grew up in Nepean and continues to reside at his family home in the community of Trend-Arlington. He is a... More
Mike Schreiner | May 27, 2017 | in Comment
The outcome of the BC election is a game changer for BC and Canada.  People want a new way of doing politics. The BC Greens delivered.  I'm so proud of the positive campaign the BC Greens ran in the face of intense negative attacks. Andrew Weaver made it clear that he would bring a spirit of cooperation and collaboration to the Legislature when he... More
Yasir Naqvi | May 17, 2017 | in Announcement
Ontario is taking action to overhaul the province's land use planning appeals system to give communities a stronger voice and ensure people have access to faster, fairer and more affordable hearings. In the coming weeks, legislation will be introduced to create the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which would, if passed, replace the Ontario... More
Only a few days into his new job as an executive at Canada’s energy regulator Sylvain Bédard asked for help. A list of six questions from National Observer had arrived in his email inbox.  Most of the questions were about botched security arrangements for a National Energy Board (NEB) pipeline hearing in Montreal.  One of the questions described a... More

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Mayor Watson’s comments yesterday regarding people who argue in favour of ‘Process’ as being something people do when the they lose an argument is one of the... more
Jim Watson
governance
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Due process
Robocall scandal
Bullying
Supression
Municipal politics
UNBELIEVABLE - Ottawa mayor Jim Watson declares May 12th Migratory Birds and Important Bird Areas Day. He's acknowledged that the Lac Deschênes area is... more
 
May 10, 2013
Ottawa
Planning
Development
ecology
I hope that the citizens of Ottawa will never hear this author say "told you so" but over the years of convoluted and at times secretive discussions we have... more
Light Rail Transit
Municipal Affairs
LRT
BRT
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ottawa's teflon Mayor may have crossed the line when he walked a motion to limit city taxes to 2% (plus or minus a few billion$). The media is hitting back.... more
Ottawa
mayor
democracy
The public consultations on Public Consultation the City put on last month were underwhelming to say the least. They got it wrong, right out of the gate.... more
Public consultation
governance
democracy
Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
City Hall
Collective Intelligence
Education
Communication
High Tech
Open Government
Game 4 between the Montreal Canadians and the Ottawa Senators was another barn burner last night. Every game seems to take on its own personality, its own... more
Ottawa Senators
NHL Playoffs
Don Cherry
2-goal deficits
Montreal Canadians
Mika Zibanejad
Kyle Turris
Cory Conacher
Cary Price
Peter Budaj
Ottawa
Hockey
This is a very stimulating article – I hardly know where to begin. I agree that the UN Security Council did not contribute to a timely resolution in Rwanda –... more
International Relations
Foreign Policy
United Nations
Canada
John Baird
Ottawa Citizen
Michael Den Tandt
To the Editor (Ottawa Citizen), The latest numbers indicate that the Ontario Liberal Party once again underestimated the cost of moving Gas Plants in... more
Gas Plants
Oakville
Mississauga
Dalton McGuinty
Kathleen Wynne
Ontario Liberal Party
PC Party of Ontario
Rob Dekker
Volunteering creates $50 billion in annual economic value for Canadians This week is the 71st annual National Volunteer Week in Canada. Similar events have... more
Economic value of volunteering
Volunteering
National Volunteer Week
Canada
TD Economics
Craig Alexander
Sonya Gulati
Dear Editor, Mr. Reevely's article in the Citizen today entitled, 'Why not run trains on Carling?' does a good job of explaining the City's argument why LRT... more
Carling Ave. LRT
Light Rail Transit
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Western LRT route
Richmond Underground
Merivale Rd.
Westgate
Business Plan
Development
Planning
Transportation
Intensification
Dear Brendan Shanahan, I'm finding it hard to believe that you, a former NHLer of great repute, would suspend Eric Gryba two games for doing nothing more... more
Brendan Shanahan
Eric Gryba
Lars Eller
Diaz
NHL
NHL Playoffs
Ottawa Senators
Montreal Canadiens
TSN
Hockey
Ottawa
Montreal
Elton John: "It's sad, so sad Why can't we talk it over Always seems to me That sorry seems to be the hardest word" That's exactly what JC Penny said this... more
jimwatson
Ottawa
If there were any doubts remaining about the condition of Eric Karlsson’s Achilles tendon, they were answered last night during the first game of the Stanley... more
Eric Karlsson
Ottawa Senators
NHL Playoffs
Ottawa
Montreal Canadians
Dear Jill, What will be important for your audience to hear is the following: 1. The specific changes that are proposed in this by-law that are not in the... more
Special events bylaw
Community events
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Manotic Village & Community Association
Manotick
Dear residents of Ottawa, After a week of new drama symbolic of the relationship between the NCC and the City, the Ottawa Taxpayer Advocacy Group (OTAG) is... more
Ottawa's waterfront
Ottawa River
City of Ottawa
NCC
Federal Government
Provincial Government
Ottawa
Waterfront Ottawa
governance
Planning
Domtar
Riverkeeper
Ottawa residents

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