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Cowardly assailant with a car Emulating villains from afar Succeeded in killing with violent intent Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. What a day, what a week!... more
Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo
The names of the fallen scroll before me, Men and women remembered on this official day 158 Canadian lives in Afghanistan ended there, Most recent in the... more
Remembrance Day
Honour
Veterans
Soldiers
patriots
STOIC VET ( a poem) Observe that soldiers hold their tongues Say little or nothing of their wars Their own prescription for PSD Besides no one comprehends. Why... more
 For one hundred and seven years, the Gothic Revival turrets of the Château Laurier have towered above the Rideau Canal not far from Parliament Hill. Different... more
château
laurier
Ottawa
capital
Architecture
addition
extension
building
Heritage
preservation
controversy
historicism
modernism
desecration
public
input
Parliament
hill
Ford’s Cone of Climate Silence Like Stephen Harper and Donald Trump, Doug Ford has chosen to silence government scientists who might shed light on climate... more
climate action
On Wednesday, August 8, the Municipality of Pontiac held a public consultation regarding plans to adopt a bylaw that would allow new construction inside... more
Gatineau Park
Residential Development
Municipality of Pontiac
New Zoning
It is always refreshing to hear that someone actually does what he or she says they are going to do. Being a “man of his word” used to be a compliment. It is... more
Ford
election
Government
John F. Marok’s exhibition Landscapes, Lights and Shadows was a resounding success. An enthusiastic crowd attended the cocktail-vernissage on Friday, June 29,... more
John F. Marok
Gatineau Park
l'Orée du Bois
royal wedding 2018: lingering cult of celebrity Long live British royalty – preferably at their own expense. Who knows what the British public will pay for... more
cult of royalty
I haven't written anything about Donald Trump for months but I listen and I learn. He may be a suitable as a tycoon, or mogul, or despot but I have less hope... more
White House
President Trump
Leadership Assessment
Canada is one of the oldest constitutional democracies in the world. While the roles of the Monarch and the Governor General are described in the Canadian... more
Prime Minister
power
leadership
job description
constitution
Culture
Accountability
Transparency
All of humanity currently risks exposure to toxic chemicals all over creation in a similar vein to the Mad Hatter of Alice in Wonderland fame.  And, maybe, as... more
pesticides
Food
FDA
health canada
chronic illness
Neonicotinoids
cancer
Alzheimer
Parkinson diseases
At the April 24, 2018 (Tuesday) City of Ottawa Planning Committee meeting, under the innocuous guise of an omnibus report covering a series of zoning... more
Britannia Village
floodproofing
Ottawa River
berm
Post Media editors obviously see risk in readers being exposed to information that contradicts the dominant narrative on Israel/Palestine. In this way they act... more
Palestine / Israel
Middle East
Post Media
I was shocked and disturbed to open the advertising flyers in this morning's Ottawa Citizen [Wednesday Feb. 28] to find an advertisement for restricted assault... more
 
March 7, 2018
guns

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