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Members of Planning Committee, City of Ottawa Dear Councillors, Re. City of Ottawa Response to the Ontario Task Force on Housing Affordability Report... more
city planning
land use planning
Development
Ottawa City Hall
Ottawa
Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa
ottpoli
University of Ottawa epidemiologist Raywat Deonandan proposed recently that the world undertake a global ‘Manhattan Project’ to flood the world with COVID... more
Covid-19 vaccines
epidemiology
Global Affairs
social justice
Further comments related to the City of Ottawa's proposed new Official Plan.  See PDF below to read or download the text. 
Ottawa official plan
Development
Ottcity
Ottawa
ottpoli
“Based on expert opinion released publicly a week ago, our community association believes there is a risk of significant harm to our densely populated... more
cdnpoli
ottpoli
zoning orders
Development
The Ontario government is planning to expand the Greenbelt with what could be the largest addition since it was originally protected in 2005, Municipal... more
ONPoli
Development
ministerial zoning orders
In Pickering, Ont., a cluster of marshes and swamps south of Highway 401 has become an unexpected battleground, pitting job creation against environmental... more
ONPoli
Development
ministerial zoning orders
The Ford government has used controversial special orders to allow developments on sites involving environmental concerns 14 times since 2018, an analysis by ... more
ONPoli
Development
miinsterial zoning orders
What is missing in the draft Official Plan released last November?  The list is long but here are some highlights, and why they matter. First and foremost, the... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Remarkably, the best stuff is in the environment area.  There are some good policies on increasing resiliency against extreme heat.  The overall goal for the... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
What is meaningful consultation? This question is at the root of much of the recent debate about Ottawa’s new Official Plan, at Council, in the media and among... more
ottpoli
Development
community planning
Ottawa City Hall
Premier Ford has never stopped looking for ways to carve up more farmland and greenspace for deep-pocketed land speculators. After trying multiple times to get... more
ONPoli
Development
Housing
Agriculture
        Dear Minister Yurek, I am writing to express my concern about the Government of Ontario's decision to temporarily exempt all ministries from the... more
ONPoli
Environment
Development
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
City Hall belongs to you. City Hall is your building. Council members work for the public and should be tasked with putting the needs of the people first over... more
ottpoli
Ottawa
City Council
Development
My opinion of the tunnel and its extensions has always been it is too expensive, (8 billion), too difficult to build (cave ins) and too long to make happen (20... more
City of Ottawa
Development
LRT Rail
Housing
ottpoli
Commuting
This study examines the extent to which separatism in South Sudan led the failure of the state and its institutions and aims to draw lessons from this... more
South Sudan
Sudan

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