Letters

Dear Ottawa residents, Let me tell you about trying to “work with” the City to save our beautiful, 45-year-old Ash tree. As I noticed the odd tree in our... more
Emerald Ash Borer
EAB
City of Ottawa
EAB treatment
TreeAzin
Ash trees
Save Your Ash Trees
Hi Ottawa residents, I'm trying to make sense of this. Can you help? What do you think? Marie Antoinette likely never said "Let them eat cake", but Ottawa... more
 
Letter type:
May 13, 2013
Mayor Watson’s comments yesterday regarding people who argue in favour of ‘Process’ as being something people do when the they lose an argument is one of the... more
Jim Watson
governance
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Due process
Robocall scandal
Bullying
Supression
Municipal politics
UNBELIEVABLE - Ottawa mayor Jim Watson declares May 12th Migratory Birds and Important Bird Areas Day. He's acknowledged that the Lac Deschênes area is... more
 
Letter type:
May 10, 2013
Ottawa
Planning
Development
ecology
I hope that the citizens of Ottawa will never hear this author say "told you so" but over the years of convoluted and at times secretive discussions we have... more
Light Rail Transit
Municipal Affairs
LRT
BRT
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ottawa's teflon Mayor may have crossed the line when he walked a motion to limit city taxes to 2% (plus or minus a few billion$). The media is hitting back.... more
 
Letter type:
May 9, 2013
Ottawa
mayor
democracy
The public consultations on Public Consultation the City put on last month were underwhelming to say the least. They got it wrong, right out of the gate.... more
Public consultation
governance
democracy
Jim Watson
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
City Hall
Collective Intelligence
Education
Communication
High Tech
Open Government
Game 4 between the Montreal Canadians and the Ottawa Senators was another barn burner last night. Every game seems to take on its own personality, its own... more
Ottawa Senators
NHL Playoffs
Don Cherry
2-goal deficits
Montreal Canadians
Mika Zibanejad
Kyle Turris
Cory Conacher
Cary Price
Peter Budaj
Ottawa
Hockey
This is a very stimulating article – I hardly know where to begin. I agree that the UN Security Council did not contribute to a timely resolution in Rwanda –... more
International Relations
Foreign Policy
United Nations
Canada
John Baird
Ottawa Citizen
Michael Den Tandt
To the Editor (Ottawa Citizen), The latest numbers indicate that the Ontario Liberal Party once again underestimated the cost of moving Gas Plants in... more
Gas Plants
Oakville
Mississauga
Dalton McGuinty
Kathleen Wynne
Ontario Liberal Party
PC Party of Ontario
Rob Dekker

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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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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
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Justin Trudeau
Jody Wilson-Raybould
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