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Adam Smith | August 1, 2017 | in Open
TO: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., Minister of Finance Mr. Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, M.P., House of Commons   Dear Prime Minister, Minister, and Mr. Erskine-Smith, Last year an e-petition was submitted to the government requesting the Bank of Canada fulfill its stated... More
(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

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Smiths Falls Police
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