Letters

Dear Ottawa residents, Did you know that Ottawa City Council, including the Mayor and non elected officials, are exempt and not accountable for most of their... more
 
Letter type:
June 8, 2013
Accountability
governance
City of Ottawa
Ontario Municipal Act
City Council
Late last night I notified the board of directors of the Edmonton-St. Albert Conservative Association of my difficult decision that I was resigning from the... more
Transparency
Accountability
governance
Open Government
Conservative Party of Canada
Brent Rathgeber
Stephen Harper
Canada
House of Commons
Hi Marianne, You are no doubt aware of plans coming to committee, which propose to limit or even essentially prevent Councillors from doing the job (see below... more
Ottawa City Council Code of Conduct
governance
Municipal elections
City of Ottawa
Staff
Ottawa
Dear Ottawa Public Library, I’m writing this letter today (inspired by Unpublished Ottawa’s platform for ideas) to suggest you need to swing in with the... more
Ottawa Public Library
entrepreneur
freelance work
coffee shops
This is really good news! The final paragraph in the Mayor's motion is exactly what I said in my presentation to Council on the casino last Fall: BE IT FURTHER... more
Casino
Economic Development
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Tim Tierney
David Chernushenko
Scott Moffat
Diane Deans
Matthieu Fleury
Dear Sens fans, Help Daniel Alfredsson make his decision on whether or not he'll stay on as the captain of the Ottawa Senators for another year. Share this... more
Daniel Alfredsson's retirement
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Alfie
Team 1200
NHL
Hockey
Ken, Councillor Blais should be applauded for having the courage to touch the “third-rail” of politics across Ontario: road pricing. You regularly excoriate... more
 
Letter type:
June 1, 2013
Ken Gray
Stephen Blais
Property Taxes
Road Toll
Kevin O'Donnell
Fellow Canadians, This is a call to action. Safety Code 6 regulates the amount of radiation from cell phones and cell towers, Wi-Fi whether in home, school... more
safety code 6
Royal Society of Canada
cell towers
industry canada
health canada
cell phones
wifi
I was very disappointed to hear that Ottawa has failed to take the opportunity to create a progressive wildlife strategy for Canada's capital. I am a British... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife strategy
City of Ottawa
living with wildlife
Ottawa
Urban wildlife
wildlife conflict
Planning
coyotes
beavers
raccoons
Its unbelievable really. The more criticism the Mayor receives for his lack of transparency and consultation, the worse he gets. The criticism is justified... more
Jim Watson
governance
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Baseball stadium
Decision making
City Policy
City of Ottawa public consultation Policy
City of Ottawa public consultation Guidelines

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I’m sure Brian Mulroney will appreciate Fen Hampson’s recent Ottawa Citizen article praising Mulroney’s quiet role in the first so-called Gulf War. This is... more
political fiction
propaganda
War in Iraq
Gulf War
Brian Mulroney
Brian Mulroney Institute
George Bush
fake news
St. FX
Fen Hampson
Carleton University
Norman Paterson School of Public Affairs
cdnpoli
Ottawa, June 7—The birth of Direct Democracy in Canada is taking place today with the launch of Unpublished.vote, a voting tool and forum dedicated to... more
unpublished.vote
Unpublished.Cafe
Direct Democracy
James O'Grady
Ed Hand
cdnpoli onpoli
ottpoli
[Learn more about your local community and Green Party candidate James O'Grady at jamesogrady.ca]  Dear fellow Nepean residents,  My name is James O’Grady. I... more
James O'Grady
Nepean
Green Party of Ontario
Nepean Greens
elxn2018
ONPoli
QUEEN’S PARK -- The revelation that Hydro One board members voted to raise their salaries amidst a downturn in share price illustrates the extent of Liberal... more
Green Party of Ontario
elxn2018
Mike Schreiner
active transportation
Electricity
Ontario Hydro
Healthcare
Livable communities
Complete Streets
nuclear power
Water