Letters

Last week I was reading about two things happening soon on Parliament Hill. The first was that the Carillion on the Peace Tower will go silent as soon as... more
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HOC
Virtual Parliament
Hybrid Parliament
8 pm Eastern | 5 pm Pacific It’s back to business for MP’s in the House of Commons as the Liberals took the wraps off their agenda with the Throne Speech. The... more
Canadian Parliament
Canadian politics
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party
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  Corruption Contagion? What if things we most trust, are the most rigged? Four examples. I study systemic corruption.  The kind that is not in the news.  It... more
Contagion
8 pm Eastern | 5 pm Pacific  They are the “frontline heroes “ of the pandemic. They were also first-in-line to be offered the Covid vaccine when it became... more
covid-19
vaccines
mandatory vaccinations
civil rights
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Several days after Council voted to go the Auditor General route to investigate the LRT project, I was interviewed on a radio talk show and at the end of the... more
Bob Chiarelli
Brian Guest
LRT
Ottawa City Hall
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The House of Commons will resume sitting on Monday, the first time since the Liberals won a minority government in the last election. In between, one of the... more
Parliament
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Canadian politics
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This week Rideau-Goulbourn (to be renamed Rideau-Jock) Ward Councillor Scott Moffat announced he would not be running for re-election in next years Ottawa... more
Scott Moffatt
Tim Tierney
Jim Watson
Alan Hubley
Keith Egli
Mathieu Fleury
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     Re:  Protecting the Earth — not the wealth of financial tycoons — at the heart of world’s unprecedented climate commitments, David Olive, Nov. 11, 2021... more
MMT
central banks
greenwashing
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It’s the Super Bowl for the Environment. COP26—The UN’s climate change summit has just wrapped up in Scotland. Almost 200 countries were in attendance for the... more
COP26
climate change
climate action
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Canada’s military has garnered a lot of the spotlight lately, mainly for the wrong reasons. Complaints of sexual harassment and intimidation continue with... more
Canadian Military
sexual misconduct
Sexual Harassment
RMC
Canada
Mark Popov
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Several days after Council voted to go the Auditor General route to investigate the LRT project, I was interviewed on a radio talk show and at the end of the... more
Bob Chiarelli
Brian Guest
LRT
Ottawa City Hall
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Green leader Annamie Paul resigned.  She did so amidst a torrent of accusations that she never had a chance due to the dreadful treatment she received from the... more
Green Party of Canada
Elizabeth May
Annamie Paul
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Despite province-wide opposition, the Ford government has again defied your Environmental Bill of Rights, and used a Budget Bill to gut crucial environmental... more
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Green Party
Doug Ford
Conservation
climate change
insurance
Dear Editor (Ottawa Citizen), Jon Willing's article on the City's recent mapping of neighbourhoods as part of its Official Plan review (Maps illustrate... more
Official Plan
FCA
Intensification
Ottcity
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