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Ed Hand | April 25, 2017 | in Op-Ed
Ending violence against women is one of the top three priorities of Ottawa Police Chief, Charles Bordeleau.   It's too bad some of those on the front lines, "didn't get the memo".  In a world where more than 70% of female victims don't report harassment or intimidation, you would think those on the front lines would be more in tune with the need... More
The head of Canada's financial intelligence agency has admitted it signed a deal that interfered with the government's legal obligations under federal freedom of information legislation. The director of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) made the admission on Tuesday as he elaborated on a confidential... More
Michael Geist | March 24, 2017 | in Blog Post
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for talks that could reshape the Canadian economy. It became clear last week that the renegotiation will involve much more than just a few “tweaks”, as a U.S. congressional hearing saw officials... More
National Observer | February 22, 2017 | in Op-Ed
The suburban hotel ballroom was packed with more than 400 conservative activists, college students and curious reporters. On stage, a bespectacled Calgarian was railing against what he called the “fascist theocracy” of militant Islam. This was in Sainte-Foy, Que., but the crowd didn’t seem to mind that he was speaking English. They laughed,... More

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David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward
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Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
CFRA
Mark Sutfcliffe
Competitive bidding
RFP
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Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Lansdowne Live
governance
Public consultation
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City of Ottawa
sole sourcing
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City of Ottawa
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OC Transpo
Ottawa
bus drivers
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2010 Ottawa Municipal Election
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Borough Council
community
governance
James O'Grady Campaign
Nepean
Voice
Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale
City of Ottawa
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City of Ottawa
CN
Glens Community Association
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Knoxdale-Merivale
Nepean
Ottawa
The Glens
Via Rail
Ward 9
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Cycling safety
Laurier Avenue
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Communities of Common Interest
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electoral boundaries
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Nepean
Nepean-Carleton
Ottawa
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