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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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The City of Ottawa has investments in large oil, gas and coal companies.  Around the globe, fossil fuels are inevitably being replaced by cleaner renewable... more
fossil fuel divestment
global warming
City of Ottawa Climate Change plan
Paul Gessell pens a glowing review of Mr. Marok’s exhibition Explorations and Excavations: the Lights and Shadows of Gatineau Park, in the March 15 online ... more
John F. Marok
Gatineau Park
Explorations and Excavations: The Lights and Shadows of Gatineau Park
La Fab Arts Centre
Chelsea
Environment
Melanie Joly
Ottawa Magazine
Ottawa
NCC
Paul Gessell
Meech Lake
cdnpoli
The Algonquins of Barriere Lake struggle to resist mining exploration REPORT - March 11th, 2017 Ottawa, Canada   Background Audio (12 min)   Norm Matchewan... more
Barriere Lake
Algonquins
mining
Sustainability
treaties
Quebec government
Federal Government
Copper One
This past week there was much indecision at the York Region District School Board [YRDSB] on how to fill former Trustee Nancy Elgie’s seat, punting the ball in... more
By-election
Georgina
Kathleen Wynne
Loralea Carruthers
Mitzie Hunter
Nancy Elgie
ONPoli
York Region
York Region District School Board
YRDSB
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
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David Frum
Klepocracy
Donald Trump
Justin Trudeau
Politics
George Bush
Dick Cheney
Bombardier
Jim Prentice
John Baird
Socialism
Morgan Duchesney
Atlantic magazine
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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

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