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I have a view of an intersection, which is used by pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, motorcyclists, cars and trucks and the odd tour bus.  Normally it runs... more
voting
strategic voting
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
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April fool’s Day – Catholic Style I’m doubt if religious bureaucrats are better qualified than so-called laypeople to offer philosophical commentary based on... more
religious pablum
Archbishop Terrence Prendergast
First Nations
Pope Francis
Roman Catholic Church
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David Suzuki is calling for political and economic revolution. The acclaimed scientist, broadcaster, and Great Canadian has seen it all. But he’s disillusioned... more
David Suzuki
National Observer
Justin Trudeau
Andrew Weaver
climate change
Pipelines
Economy
Revolution
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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER Dear Prime Minister,  If I may I would like to give you a brief lesson in arithmetic then go on to demonstrate why this... more
extinction
social collapse
exponential growth
Justin Trudeau
climate change
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For the past two years, the prospect of creating a Netflix tax or Internet tax has been the digital policy issue that would not die in Canada. The Standing... more
Michael Geist
Digital Economy
ISPs
Digital media
netflix
tax
Justin Trudeau
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Last month I posted on the responses to the CRTC’s consultation on the future of Canadian programming, which yielded over 200 submissions that envision... more
net neutrality
CRTC
Digital media
broadcasting
Internet
Michael Geist
telecommunications
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Dear Mr. Dumont, Let me share some 'settler' logic with you: When you attack the messenger you discredit yourself and you make it clear to everyone reading it ... more
First Nations
Jason Arbour
Mohawk
Algonquin Anishinaabeg
Algonquin land claims
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Albert Dumont
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Royal weddings, brides of color and offshore banking Long live British royalty – preferably at their own expense. Stephen Harper once spent $7.5 million public... more
British Royalty
tax evasion
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From the desk of Elizabeth May Dear Green Party supporters, I am so grateful for your commitment to my work and to the Green Party of Canada. I can almost... more
Elizabeth May
Green Party of Canada
strategic voting
Arnold Chan
Liberal Party of Canada
proportional representation
electoral reform
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To: carolyn.bennett@parl.gc.ca; carolyn.bennett.a1@parl.gc.ca; Joe Wild; Sean Darcy; David Millette; AADNC-AANDC Ministre-MinisterSubject: Kana:tso First... more
Kana:tso
Kaniengehaga of Kana:tso
Chaudière Falls
David Millette
Carolyn Bennett
Justin Trudeau
First Nations
First Nations treaties
Dear Prime Minister, You and I are neighbours.  We both live near the south shore of the Ottawa River, in the watershed that is the unceded territory of the... more
reconciliation
Algonquins
Chaudière Falls
zibi
Dream Unlimited Corp.
indigenous land rights
NCC
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OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch released details about the lawsuit it filed last Thursday in the Federal Court of Appeal challenging the Ethics Commissioner's... more
Democracy Watch
Canadian democracy
Ethics Commissioner
Bill Morneau
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by Duff Conacher In all the spin and the counter-spin concerning Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s conflicts of interest scandal, what are the real problems, and... more
Bill Morneau
Ethics
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Ethics Commissioner
democracy
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Democracy Watch
The Canada Revenue Agency has obtained a federal court order requiring PayPal to hand over years of transactional information from all business accounts in... more
PayPal
Revenue Canada
CRA
Corporation
Business
law
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