Letters

Artificial intelligence. The emergence of the technology which allows machines to perform tasks that usually require human intelligence. What could go wrong?... more
artificial intelligence
cdnpoli
Is there anything else that fires up Canadians more than gun legislation? There is no middle ground. Both sides of the debate are entrenched in their views.... more
gun control
cdnpoli
public safety
    Re: No, a ‘universal basic income’ won’t lift Canadians out of poverty. Here’s why,     Heather Scoffield, Jan. 28, 2021               Rather than... more
unemployment
social policy
minimum wage
Kalecki
With less than a year before the 2022 Beijing Olympics, there is a growing chorus of voices calling for a boycott of the next Winter Games. Will it happen?... more
China
Beijing
Olympics
cdnpoli
Human Rights
spavor
kovrig
The Ontario government is planning to expand the Greenbelt with what could be the largest addition since it was originally protected in 2005, Municipal... more
ONPoli
Development
ministerial zoning orders
In Pickering, Ont., a cluster of marshes and swamps south of Highway 401 has become an unexpected battleground, pitting job creation against environmental... more
ONPoli
Development
ministerial zoning orders
The Ford government has used controversial special orders to allow developments on sites involving environmental concerns 14 times since 2018, an analysis by ... more
ONPoli
Development
miinsterial zoning orders
What is missing in the draft Official Plan released last November?  The list is long but here are some highlights, and why they matter. First and foremost, the... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Remarkably, the best stuff is in the environment area.  There are some good policies on increasing resiliency against extreme heat.  The overall goal for the... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
What is meaningful consultation? This question is at the root of much of the recent debate about Ottawa’s new Official Plan, at Council, in the media and among... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall

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Ottawa is faced with a serious decision regarding housing for its urbanizing population. Having declared a “Housing and Homelessness Emergency” on Jan. 22,... more
NCC
City of Ottawa
Ottawa River
Parkway
Foreign Embassies
Tobi Naussbaum
ottpoli
cdnpoli
I have not been shy about expressing my concerns with the Bill C-10, the Broadcasting Act reform bill. From a 20 part series examining the legislation to ... more
Broadcast Reform Bill
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Transparency
CRTC
cdnpoli
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 OTTAWA – Today, Democracy Watch announced that it has filed three applications in Ontario’s Divisional... more
Democracy Watch
Integrity Commissioner
Ontario
Doug Ford
Ontario PC Party
ONPoli
Ethics
Next week the Senate will conduct an impeachment trial to determine whether former President Trump should be disqualified from holding future office for... more
USpoli
impeachment
first amendment
Trump