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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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Crime Prevention Ottawa Communiqué   Announcing our plans for 2017   The CPO Board of Directors approved CPO’s 2017 Operational Plan at its January 9 meeting... more
Crime Prevention Ottawa
crime
City of Ottawa
Police
ottpoli
Ottawa
The dangers of embracing negative and irresponsible populism in Canadian politics It’s time to take a stand. After listening to worried Canadians in every... more
Lisa Raitt
Conservative Party of Canada
Canadian politics
Stephen Harper
Kellie Leitch Kevin O'Leary
cdnpoli
Ottawa, Ontario – Véronique Soucy, official candidate for the federal Liberal nomination in Ottawa-Vanier, represents the voice of progress. A woman of heart... more
Véronique Soucy
Ottawa-Vanier
Liberal Party of Canada
economics
Jobs
Innovation
Investment
Sandy Hill
cdnpoli
ottpoli
It is very distressing to learn (West Carleton Review – December 22/16) that tree cutting in the Kanata Lakes North Development is slated to start any day.... more
Wildlife
Development
City of Ottawa
KNL
animals
living with wildlife
South March Highlands
Tree Conservation Guideline
Ottawa
The Kanata North Business Association in partnership with the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE), and the Conference Board of Canada... more
Autonomous vehicles
conference
Connected Cars
Technology
Kanata North BIA
Ottawa
It's a funding strategy, a loophole, that lets the society go on a fishing expedition as long as the society's workers can trick, threaten and intimidate... more
Children's Aid Society
law
funding
CAS
cdnpoli
ONPoli
Canada
Orientalists, as far as many scholars are concerned, tend to have a reductionist perspective about the non-Western other often portrayed as homogeneous,... more
Yasser Harrak
Gholam Khiabany
Just by failing to file the required paperwork by the deadline before a first appearance in family court on a child protection matter will potentially earn a... more
CAS
lawyers
legal aid
FCSLLG
ONPoli
Ontario
Of course, I would never breach an undertaking. I was released from police custody, and signed a document that swore I would not do that. I am to keep the... more
Smiths Falls Police
CAS
Smiths Falls
  Letter in Winnipeg Free Press (with footnotes to editor)Re:  Ottawa posts deficit in October as fiscal-year shortfall hits $9.3 billion,  Jordan Press,  12/... more
 
January 3, 2017
Alan Greenspan
Japan
Last Supper! She: (shouting across the hallway) It’s ready! He: (faint from a distance) OK! But he remains on the phone, listening, looking bored. She: Come... more
2016 US Elections
President Obama
Trump
Peace
Muslim
Islam
Russia
USpoli
It may surprise Ottawans to know that there once existed an Indian Reservation in the heart of Canada's capital region. Please allow me the privilege of... more
Indian land claims
Kana:tso
Mohawk
Hull
Gatineau
First Nations
Indian Reservation
NCC
Jason Arbour
Canada
cdnpoli
Here is a list of poisions that are put into our water to make it safe... FLUORIDE: Fluoride has been added to our drinking since the 1940's. It is a... more
drinking water
Health
poison
Mercury poisoning
water fluoridation
Chlorine
Dioxins
Lead
PCBs
There is a rally on May 6th in Toronto Ontario in opposition of the federally mandated provincial carbon tax. We don't need more taxes. We can't afford more... more
Carbon Tax
energy poverty
Ontario Carbon Tax
Kathleen Wynne
Patrick Brown
Andrea Horwath
Mike Schreiner
1.       My name is Kelley Denham and I am the mother of (the children) and am married to their father, Derek Flegg and we have lived at (street address) in... more
Smiths Falls Police
CAS
Family and Children's Services of Frontenac Lennox and Addington
Lanark Leeds and Grenville

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