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Since the end of the provincial election I have been asked to consider the possibility of submitting my name to run in Somerset for the fall Municipal Election... more
OttVote
Ottawa Elections 2014
Somerset ward
Thomas McVeigh
2014 Municipal election
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
I am having difficulty understanding much of the media and public response to the Gaza war. Much of the attention is directed to a comparison of Israeli and... more
Gaza
Israel
Hamas
Palestine
Middle East policy
Middle East
war
Canada
This past January, I experienced a heartbreaking event while walking my dogs with a friend. I came across a young wolf caught by its hind leg in a snare, just... more
snares
wolves
Wildlife
living with wildlife
MNR
Algonquin Park
Ontario
The question I have seen in print lately is “Why would anyone want to lead the Ontario PC Party?” The media seems intent on assuming that Ontarians would... more
Ontario PC Party
Ontario Liberal Party
Working Family Coalition
Five months ago, Stephen Harper signed the longest weapons contract in Canada’s history with Saudi Arabia. The multibillion dollar sale of military equipment... more
Stephen Harper
King Abdallah Al Saud
John Baird
Jack Layton
The Independent
Yasser Harrak
Morocco Shia
ISIS
John Bolton
If you are just waking up from a very long sleep you will have missed a couple of things: Canada’s (and Ontario’s) 147th Birthday Celebrations; An Ontario... more
Ottawa Centre
Ontario PC Party
2014 Ontario Election
Drew Willy’s debut as the starting QB in Winnipeg Friday night was filled with highlight reel passes and what finished as a statistical gem. (19/27 308 YDS)... more
Ottawa REDBLACKS
I spent some time this morning going through the websites of both incumbents and non-incumbents running in this year's municipal election for Ottawa City... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
2014 Municipal election
Municipal candidates
visible minorities
Politics
political correctness
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
June is bittersweet. If you’re like me, the end of the hockey season is reason enough to hole up in my apartment in a fit of overwhelming sadness. But with the... more
CFL
Ottawa REDBLACKS
The conservative government indicated interest in signing trade cooperation agreements in order to strengthen and expand the bilateral commercial relationship... more
Canadian Foreign Policy
Terrorism
Democracy in Middle East
Middle East
CRTC
Aljazeera
Stephen Harper
John Baird
Hamad Al Thani
Hind Al Thani
Yasser Harrak
It came very close to that…locally. There was an election, and as the Ontario PC Candidate in Ottawa Centre we did not win. We did increase our vote; we are... more
The Harper government`s decision to cut the diplomatic ties with Iran surprised many. Most reactions to the event were about whether or not the decision was... more
Syrian Civil War
Hostage Crisis
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
John Baird
A bit of good news last week: the City will finally explore diverting empty buses from Albert and Scott Streets to reduce peak Scott bus traffic by 14%. Most... more
 
By jleiper
June 9, 2014
Jeff Leiper
WHY DOES HUDAK FORGET HE WAS GOING TO CANCEL THE GAS PLANTS? This is worth the read....with Hudak and Horwath taking such a high road on the gas plants.....a... more
elections
Tim Hudak
Gas Plants
2014 Ontario Election
Ontario PC Party
Ontario Liberal Party
Acocuntability
media
Robert Burton
Dalton McGuinty
Energy
Natural Gas
Ontario
Canadians have been speaking out in huge numbers about the government’s mass surveillance of law-abiding citizens. For some time now, debate has focused on how... more
privacy
surveillance
spying
telecoms
Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)

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