Letters

Prior to 2002, we had no history with emerald ash borer (EAB) the way we do with native pests. We also had no established methods to control it. Instead, we... more
Ash trees
Emerald Ash Borer
trees
TreeAzin
BioForest
Ottawa
Toronto
Ontario
Oakville
Its a waste of taxpayer money for the City to continue with this plan despite the NCC's objections. The City is behind their timeline because they haven't,... more
 
Letter type:
July 3, 2013
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
taxes
Richmond Underground
NCC
City of Ottawa
Keith Egli
Russell Mills
Jackie Holtzman
Breaking News! As we countdown to the final hours of the ‘Banned on the Hill’ campaign, two great environmental advocacy organizations, DeSmog Canada and... more
climate change
Government Censorship
Government of Canada
Canada
Art
Oil sands
Oil
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
From an WLRT online discussion on the Citizen.com... I think it can be done Michael. I know the City says it can't but I've seen it work in Europe and in... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Carling Ave. LRT option
Carling Ave. City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Federal Government
Kids don't cross where you want them to cross, that's why the parents are concerned. As a teacher I know. It doesn't matter where the kids are from, all kids... more
 
Letter type:
June 28, 2013
Safe school crossings
Traffic
Intensification
OCDSB
Children
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Jim Watson
Kathleen Wynne
Dear Ottawa Taxpayers,  Over the last several months we have all listened to complaints from members of Ottawa City Council and the Police service Board about... more
Property Taxes
Police
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ottawa Budget
My primary job as a councillor's assistant became working on planning and environment files because three of the communities in Capital Ward were being... more
 
Letter type:
June 24, 2013
Planning
Zoning
Intensification
Ottawa South
Kanata
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Bill Teron
If an active group of Old Ottawa East residents, supported by Ottawa city staff, is successful, Ottawa may enjoy its first “complete street” by late 2015.... more
Transportation
Planning
Sustainability
LRT
Suburbs
Complete Streets
Urban
Cycling
Walking
Transit
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
David Chernushenko
Dear Ottawa residents, The Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital remains a leading advocate of greenspace preservation and expansion in the National Capital... more
Greenspace Alliance
Environment
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Official Plan
Emerald Ash Borer
EAB
Provincial policy statement
Carp River restoration
Ottawa Budget
Ottawa Forests
Lansdowne Park
Re: Westboro's plan for squirrels: Deport them to Quebec Dear Editor,  Humane traps are never humane. That's because in the majority of cases when an adult... more
Squirrel deportation
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife strategy
living with wildlife
Ottawa
Quebec

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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
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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
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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
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Origins
Ottawa
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Iroquois
Outaouais
Anishnabeg
Ojibwa
Pottawatomie
Mowhawk
Ottcity
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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
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