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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
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

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