Letters

Doing something right, even if it means upturning the road for construction temporarily, is better than making a 100 year mistake. It wouldn’t be the first... more
Light Rail Transit
Transportation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Byron Ave.
Westboro
Carling Ave.
Interesting result yesterday for sure. I agree with you that its likely the Liberals will lose the next election. However, I think the election of Wynne as... more
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal Party Leadership Contest
elections
Ontario
Teachers
Dalton McGuinty
Laurel Broten
Bob Chiarelli
Yasir Naqvi
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Liberal Party of Ontario
NDP
Green Party of Ontario
The only thing that should be developed at Bayview is the new football/soccer stadium because of its access to mass transit (4-way rail link). I agree that... more
Innovation
Technology
Bayview Yards
Film and Television production
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
governance
Social Media
I’m leaning toward Marc Garneau. Trudeau has been weak on policy so far which will kill him in an election. Someday I think he will be worthy of the Liberal... more
Justin Trudeau
Marc Garneau
Liberal Party of Canada
Liberal Party Leadership Contest
elections
Canada
We need the complete LRT plan for Ottawa, if not Gatineau as well, built yesterday. But, unfortunately we don’t have the money to build both a downtown tunnel... more
LRT
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Mark Sutcliffe
Transportation
I downloaded a series of century maps starting in 0 AD a few years ago when I was teaching history. Maps like this show quite clearly that the story of... more
 
Letter type:
March 10, 2013
History
Maps
Self determination
Europe
Asia
Want to make Canadians happy? Ban ALL Robocalls period! Whether its for election purposes or direct marketing, I don’t know anyone who likes receiving... more
Robocalls
elections
Marketing
Conservative Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
Democracy Watch
Elections Canada
Canada
Most people don’t stand up to bullying which is why we see kids committing suicide. It takes a very strong and grounded person to be able to withstand direct... more
 
Letter type:
March 10, 2013
Bullying
Cyber bullying
Ottawa
Development
Skyscrapers
Scolde's Bridle
Hi Ken, The communications advice you give to OC Transpo is the pre-social media approach to public relations. The idea of modern communications is not to hide... more
OC Transpo
Communications
Social Media
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Twitter
Ken, the real driving force in gambling these days is online gambling as I wrote on your blog last week. The economic benefits will be the same at Rideau-... more
Casino
Public consultation
governance
Jim Watson
Joanne Chianello
Ottawa
City of Ottawa

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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