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Autonomous ride hailing of a driverless EV-taxi (aka robo-taxi) has the potential to cause significant disruption to the automotive manufacturing, parts,... more
automotive
Transportation
Sustainability
electriccar
You may have seen in the news that PC candidates across Ontario have been directed to sit out their local debates. Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston's candidate was no... more
ONPoli
Ontario
Doug Ford
John Jordan
election2022
There is a long timeline of shared history but also of persistent tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the leadup to the invasion of the latter country by... more
Russian-Ukrainian War
Ukraine
Ukrainian conflict
This election is going to be crucial for Ontario. Not only are we dealing with the ongoing climate crisis, but we are faced with a poorly supported healthcare... more
onelxn
Ontario
Green Party
election
local
pat freel
Language shapes the way we experience the world. What we call things matters. This section looks at common language patterns that hide or confuse political... more
One of the most crucial methods of minimizing the destruction of war is to accurately identify which side of the war is engaging in aggression and which side... more
Ukraine
Russian-Ukrainian War
Russia
War in Iraq
As our data from last week showed, the so-called freedom convoy has been a polarizing issue for Canadians. As tensions continue to run high here in Ottawa and... more
covid-19
Canada
Canadians
vaccine mandates
Abacus Data
cdnpoli
For those aspiring to the most influential office in Canada, there are a few distinct qualifications that are ideal or absolutely crucial.  Specifically, any... more
Canadian politics
Conservative Party leadership race
cdnpoli
Conservative Party
Pierre Polivre
trucker convoy
Whether it was implemented at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic as some health experts expected, or now as we near the end of the Omicron variant, I... more
COVID19
freedom convoy
Emergencies Act
Ottawa
ottpoli
cdnpoli
There was a point in time during which largely-ordinary and respectable Canadians could and did support the so-called "Freedom Convoy", a convoy including both... more
Canadian politics
Ottawa
vaccine mandates
freedom convoy
The ongoing pandemic has been a test run of the capacity of government to address further potential or inevitable crises of the future, from climate change to ... more
Ontario Politics
Green Party of Ontario
Almost every week in local media, we see advertisements for non-profit charities seeking board members to help govern their organizations. And when we visit... more
 
January 10, 2022
Smiths Falls
It was a happy and restful Christmas Eve afternoon. I was catching up on some group work when I saw the notification that a post had been declined in my... more
Smiths Falls
being a woman
A number of cynics of politics might feel a sense of deja vu in response to remarks by Liberal Party of Ontario Leader Steven Del Ducca at that party's Annual... more
Ontario Politics
Liberal Party
steven del ducca
Fair Vote Canada
electoral reform
Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City (OBEC) is an organization dedicated to pursuing an "environmentally sustainable City that support a high quality of life, now and for... more
Ottawa
Glebe
Sustainability
greenspace
city planning

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