Letters

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
Dear Premier Wynne; I am deeply disappointed in your government’s decision to gut Ontario’s Endangered Species Act (ESA). You have failed your first big... more
 
Letter type:
June 21, 2013
endangered species
Green Party of Ontario
Premier Wynne
Ontario
Environment
animals
Wildlife
wildlife conflict
Michael Schreiner
The public consultation format Calgary used to spend the $52 Million is the same approach I recommended during the Lansdowne Live public consultation debacle... more
 
Letter type:
June 20, 2013
Public consultation
governance
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Naheed Nenshi
Ottawa
Calgary
governance
Mark Sutcliffe
CFRA
Lansdowne Live
Swamp Line 9! Stop the Expansion of Enbridge’s Line 9 in Hamilton, Ontario Dear Canadians, As this statement is released, we are digging in and occupying... more
climate change
Enbridge Line 9
Pipeline
Oil sands pipelines
oil spill
Oil
Enbridge
Environment
environmentalist
oil spill
pipeline spill
Oil sands
tar sands
Dirty Oil
The Editor (Letters to the Editor) The Ottawa Citizen Dear Editor: It may surprise people to know that Randall Denley, PC candidate in Ottawa West-Nepean, and... more
 
Letter type:
June 18, 2013
Randall Denley
Andrea Horwath
Ontario NDP
Ontario
It's time for some common sense to be applied to the westerly extension of the Transitway. The City is obsessed with not routing the LRT down Carling Avenue... more
Light Rail Transit
Carling Avenue
Ottawa West
LRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Commuting
Transit
Dear Ottawa media, If I wanted to go to the former “lynx” stadium for a few hours of baseball I would gladly spend the money. I loved watching games with... more
Property Taxes
Ottawa's baseball stadium
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Kent Kirkpatrick
In the Interest of the Seventh Generation There is a tradition in some societies, whenever decisions are being made, to consider the interests of the next... more
 
Letter type:
June 14, 2013
Sustainability
responsibility
hope
humility
potential
Prince of Wales Bridge: Why Isn't This a Bikeway To The Mayor and Members Of Ottawa City Council The Following was published on my blog The Fifth column here:... more
bike paths
Cycling
Prince of Wales Bridge
Jim Watson
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council

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The hashtag #TrudeauMustGo soared to the top of Twitter's trending list in Canada on Tuesday, perhaps giving some observers the impression that Canadians were... more
cdnpoli
elxn2019
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
fake news
#TrudeauMustGo
It is said that repeating the same thing over again and expecting a different outcome is the definition of insanity.  So, having been caught red-handed in... more
cdnpoli
elxn2019
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party
SNC-Lavalin
SNC-Lavalin scandal
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Workplace harrassment
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