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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

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Ottawa, 23 January 2017 – Concerned residents from across the city are presenting a petition to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Kanata Councilor Marianne Wilkinson,... more
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The Public Policy Forum released its much anticipated report on the future of Canadian media yesterday. The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the... more
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Good day. I wanted to let you know that the Energy East pipeline process was just declared void due to revelations uncovered by National Observer last year... more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (Queen's Park): “What projects is Queen’s Park cutting in order to double the gas tax money to municipalities?” asks Green Party of... more
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On record, it is written that the first settler of European descent to arrive in the Ottawa-Hull region of Canada was Philemon Wright. Philemon Wright was born... more
Chaudière Falls
Indian Reserve
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ottpoli
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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
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The Campaign for a National Voice for Indigenous Women Canada was established to gain acknowledgement for identity, culture, law, lands, and to promote access... more
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The Canadian government is spending tax dollars for lunch-ins, flights, tickets for games, concerts, and tens of thousands to attend tennis matches, and the... more
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Ontario Municipal Property Assessment Corp.
"Hello from the other side. I must have called a thousand times ..."  - Adele By the crime reporting statistics alone, it would appear that the residents of... more
Ottawa
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West Carleton
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Eli El-Chantiry
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“There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made." Michelle Obama Today my family and friends participated in the Ottawa... more
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My fellow Americans, It's a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the... more
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It all started in the Spring of 2015. A butterfly flapped its wings and sent me on course to my destiny. What started with a pocket-dial to an old friend,... more
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President-Elect Donald Trump Trump Tower 725 5th Ave New York, NY 10022 Dear President-Elect Trump, You’ve come a long way without my advice, but ascension to... more
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For many Canadian law enforcement organizations, getting their feet wet with the technology as a pilot couldn't have happened fast enough. With several high... more
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“Mr. President-elect, can you stand here today, once and for all and say that no one connected to you or your campaign had any contact with Russia leading up... more
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