Letters

Featured

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
Ed Hand | February 13, 2017 | in Comment
Do as I say and not as I do seems to be the message from Ottawa Police Services Board chair, Eli El-Chantiry.   I received an interesting screen capture of his Facebook page (see below).  On it, Eli is friends with Charlie Manasseri.   Mr. Manasseri is currently in prison awaiting his appeal in the murder conviction in the death of Brian Fudge.  ... More

All Letters

Choose a topic from the list to see all related letters.
These techniques are designed to help you help your child protection worker understand why it is important to treat their clients with respect and challenge... more
Smiths Falls
Smiths Falls Police
CAS
Lanark Leeds and Grenville
'You are what you eat' is the old saying, but what happens when 'what you eat' is not what’s on the label? And, what does that get you if 'you are what you eat... more
Food safety
health canada
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa Hospital
organic farming
Dr. Shiv Chopra
hormones
antibiotics
genetically modified organisms
pesticides
slaughterhouse waste
GMOs
Farming
Council on Food Sovereignty and Health
Agriculture
City of Ottawa
OCDSB
Ottawa
Canada
Ottawa – City Council today approved moving ahead with the Stage 2 project to bring light rail transit farther and faster to communities in the east, the west... more
LRT
Ottawa Stage 2 LRT Plan
Ottawa City Council
Confederation Line East
Place d'Orleans
Riverside South
South Keys
Trillium Line
Algonquin College
Moodie Drive
Bayshore
Ottawa
The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) in Ottawa is a 1055-acre open-space jewel in a modern metropolis. By comparison, New York's Central park is only 837 acres... more
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa
NCC
Civic Hospital
Heritage Minister
Melanie Jolie
Mayor Jim Watson
Yasir Naqui
land grab
developers
Canada
QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown called on the Liberal Government to immediately issue a moratorium on school closures and an immediate... more
Kathleen Wynne
Ontario Liberals
Ministry of Education
OTTAWA – Leading environmental groups, health advocates and campaign movements are raising concerns about MPs’ one-sided review of the proposed phase-out of... more
House of Commons Committees
pesticides
Agriculture
Food
lobbying
Prevent Cancer Now
David Suzuki Foundation
neonic pesticides
honey bees
Equiterre
Environment and Climate Change Canada
CropLife Canada
Syngenta Canada
Bayer CropScience
Canadian Government
Canada
Two parties both alike in dignity, In fair courtroom one, where we lay our scene. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands... more
Smiths Falls Police
Smiths Falls
CAS
Family and Children's Services
  Following the decision yesterday evening (March 1st) by the OCDSB trustees to accept the School Board's proposal to close six elementary and middle schools... more
OCDSB school closings
Nepean
Ottawa West
Poor public consultation
community issues
Green Party of Ontario
James O'Grady
Ottawa
ottpoli
ONPoli
David Frum’s Kleptocracts In a recent Atlantic article expatriate Canadian David Frum noted, without irony; that American democracy under Donald Trump will... more
USpoli
David Frum
Klepocracy
Donald Trump
Justin Trudeau
Politics
George Bush
Dick Cheney
Bombardier
Jim Prentice
John Baird
Socialism
Morgan Duchesney
Atlantic magazine
Business
One of the many things on my “things to worry about” list is the growing use of robots. Like other previous technologies that were going to make life easier... more
tax
robots
future
Government
Jobs
manufacturing
Bill Gates
I go alone this time. I see a man on the highway. He’s hitchhiking. I stop to pick him up. We small talk for a bit. I mention where I’m going. He’s going there... more
Smiths Falls Police
Smiths Falls
Perth ON
CAS
Lanark Leeds and Grenville
According to Premiere Wynne the public should just assume the school boards would work closely with the children's aid society without any kind of legislation... more
Family and Child Services
CAS
OACAS
Ontario Liberals
Mary Ballantyne
Pssst…Wanna buy a pass to avoid the law? If the rare occasion arises when police are called upon to break the law, they are required to go in front of a judge... more
Securities Commissions
exemptions
law
Patrick Brown did two radio interviews yesterday and by our count repeated 8 whoppers. We're here to correct the record (again!) because Facts Still Matter in... more
Patrick Brown
misinformation
Ontario PC Party
Healthcare
Quinte
Trenton
Auditor General
Hydro One
Hydro rates
Electricity
Energy
ONPoli
Ontario Liberal Party
GPO leader Mike Schreiner made the following statement in support of the Ontario Legislature’s motion against Islamophobia: “Losing six members of the... more
Islamaphobia
Green Party of Ontario
Quebec City Mosque shooting
Muslim
ONPoli

Pages