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Letters Of This Type

Canada 150 has come and gone…Canada 15, 000 lives on. Having covered a range of Canada 150 celebration events, I decided to create my own project, the... more
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
ottawa photograph
ottawa photographer
First Nations
Canadian History
This year in digital and broadcast policy is likely to be dominated by two lobbying efforts: the radical website blocking plan proposed by the Bell coalition... more
Internet
site blocking
cdnpoli
“Happy adjournment day,” my husband says to me as I walk out the door. I have criminal court this afternoon and humor has always been a helpful coping... more
Smiths Falls Police
Smiths Falls
CAS
  I can say that I had visions of 2018 being a challenging year; 2017 dictated that the 12 months that would follow could be “mind blowing”.  Consider my mind... more
pcpo
NAFTA
Like many when I first heard the news about the allegations made against Patrick Brown, I jumped on the bandwagon. My first thought was how disgusting a man he... more
Politics
Patrick Brown
Ontario PC Party Leadership
#MeToo
Elizabeth May
Green Party
I watched three movies last weekend; The Last Picture Show (from 1971), The Money Monster (from 2016) and Trolls (also from 2016). All were entertaining, but... more
Predator teachers: Students ruined by teacher sex assaults. Predator teachers have left a trail of wounded students across Ontario. Teachers, mostly male but... more
Ontario Liberal Party
Child and Youth Workers Ontario
OACAS
Ontario
Wynne
Corruption
Smiths Falls, that small town in Ontario that’s been making some big waves. That small town known for sports heroes Brooke Henderson and Bailey Andison. Also,... more
 
January 22, 2018
Smiths Falls
The Leap Manifesto brought down a federal NDP leader and left the same party with a void in its leadership until late 2017.  Following the 2015 Canadian... more
Politics
climate change
Shock Politics
In a year of living politically, it challenges me to read more so I know and understand more. The first challenge was to learn about what my political reality... more
 
January 14, 2018
Canadian Parliament
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
cdnpoli
What is a “year of living politically”? Is it any different from a “year of living dangerously”?  A friend asked if it was to be political everyday or a... more
2017 was not as surprising as the year before it, but there were expectations that were not met.  We said farewell to some great performers in 2017 including... more
 
December 24, 2017
2017 in review
"3rd preliminary trial date set in CAS hacking case." To date Miss Denham has refused to sign 4 offers to plead guilty for a slap on the wrist and 1 agreed... more
Alleged Ontario CAS hack class action lawsuit
It’s a normal day for me. Wake, feed and dress my kids for school and then head out the door for another court appearance, my nineteenth appearance since I... more
Smiths Falls Police
Smiths Falls
CAS

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