Letters

Ford’s Cone of Climate Silence Like Stephen Harper and Donald Trump, Doug Ford has chosen to silence government scientists who might shed light on climate... more
 
Letter type:
August 28, 2018
climate action
Baird’s Gold Standard on Saudi Human Rights As Harper’s UN spokesman, John Baird used to say “I refuse to go along to get along”, at least when the slightest... more
Saudi Arabia
        The Honourable Rod Phillips Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks Ferguson Block 11th Flr 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, ON  M7A 2T5 Dear... more
climate change
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
From ScienceAdvances;  http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaar5982.full INTRODUCTION The environmental impacts of a fossil fuel–powered economy have... more
 
Letter type:
August 24, 2018
Hydraulic fracturing
fracking
Environment
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave... more
Sexual Abuse
Vatican
Pope Francis
August 20th 2018 To: Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci     Alberta Securities Commission Chair Stan Magidson     Alberta media   Re: The financial harms to... more
larry elford
Investment
Fraud
misrepresentation
regulatory capture
elder abuse
Official Israeli Discrimination Enhanced by New Law The Jewish citizens of Israel recently gained an enhanced measure of official dominance over Palestinian... more
Palestine / Israel
Eretz
Israel
Palestine
Stephen Harper
Benjamin Netanyahu
democracy
Middle East
By William H. McRaven Dear Mr. President: Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public... more
President Donald Trump
US President
Donald Trump
William H. McRaven
security clearance
democracy
USpoli
In the first of series of posts on the 24 election races that will be decided on October 22nd.   I looked at races in Orleans, College, Beacon Hill-Cyrville,... more
2018 Municipal Election
Ottawa 2018 Elections
Innes ward
Barrhaven Ward
West Carleton-March Ward
Stittsville Ward
On Wednesday, August 8, the Municipality of Pontiac held a public consultation regarding plans to adopt a bylaw that would allow new construction inside... more
Gatineau Park
Residential Development
Municipality of Pontiac
New Zoning

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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