Letters

A Main Street built for cars or for all people? That’s the question before Ottawa city council. The “Complete Street” proposal for Main Street will be voted on... more
 
Letter type:
July 16, 2013
Transportation
Complete Streets
Ecology Ottawa
Livable communities
Cycling
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
Mr. Roderick M. Bryden President and CEO Plasco Energy Group Inc. I000 Innovation Drive, Suite 400 Ottawa, ON  K2K 3E7   Dear Mr. Bryden :   I am writing in... more
Waste management
City of Ottawa. Ottawa
Kent Kirkpatrick
Plasco Energy Group
Rod Bryden
Last week, Transportation Committee discussed the redesign of Main Street. After a five our marathon meeting, the vote was 6 in favour - 4 against the proposal... more
Cycling
Walking
living in Ottawa
Complete Streets
active transportation
Health
Tourism
Commuting
recreation
Invitation to Do The Math on Climate Change Dear Ottawa residents, “Do The Math” is a 42-minute documentary about the rising movement in the United States to... more
 
Letter type:
July 9, 2013
climate change
Environment
global warming
Ottawa
Dear Ottawa residents, As the City of Ottawa debates better transit, better cycling and walking infrastructure and implementing its Complete Streets objectives... more
Cycling
Cycling safety
Transportation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Complete Streets
Citizens for Safe Cycling
Canadian Automobile Assoc.
Enviro Centre
David Chernushenko
A Rogers Communications van burst into flames today on Parkland Crescent in Nepean. Three fire engines arrived within 10 minutes to put out the flames. The... more
 
Letter type:
July 8, 2013
Fire
Rogers
Spontaneous combustion
Ottawa
Nepean
Ottawa Fire Department
Dear Canadians, The headlines covered some of what happened: scandals, Senate fraud, a $90,000 cheque from the prime minister’s chief of staff, Nigel Wright, (... more
Federal Government
Senate scandal
governance
Elizabeth May
Green Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Brent Rathgeber
NDP
Liberal Party of Canada
Parliamentary Committees
No, it shouldn't have. Some players require a more personal 1-on-1 approach. Your much beloved long-time captain, future Hall of Famer and hopefully senior... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Bryan Murray
Detroit Red Wings
Ottawa
NHL
Free Agency
Hockey
There were some amusing moments at the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee meeting on Thursday.  Such as chair, Doug Thompson’s suggestion that Ottawa’s... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
living with wildlife
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
Doug Thompson
Thump! Went my heart when I read on Twitter that my favorite hockey player, the Ottawa Senators' captain Daniel Alfredsson, has opted to sign a 1-year contract... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Detroit Red Wings
NHL
Hockey
Free Agency
Brian Murray

Pages

Pollution from fossil fuels in Canada continues to grow by staggering amounts, with the oilsands sector alone responsible for more carbon pollution than all of... more
climate change
Oilsands
National Observer
cdnpoli
Listen in on Jody Wilson-Raybould's telephone conversation with Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick regarding the Defered Prosecution Agreement for SNC-Lavalin...
SNC-Lavalin scandal
cdnpoli
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Michael Wernick
Names are a combination of words by which a person, place, thing, or any object of thought is labeled. The Name 'Ottawa' and its origins are of the Algonquian... more
First Nations
Origins
Ottawa
Algonquin
Iroquois
Outaouais
Anishnabeg
Ojibwa
Pottawatomie
Mowhawk
Ottcity
ottpoli
Sunday February 10th, Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer sent a letter to Prime Minister calling to waive solicitor-client relationship priviledge in respect to... more
SNC-Lavalin
Justin Trudeau
Jody Wilson-Raybould
PMO
cdnpoli