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It's November - the days are getting shorter and colder and that only means it is budget time in the city of Ottawa. The annual winners and losers report --... more
2018 Municipal Budget
Ottcity
Mayor Jim Watson
2018 municipal election
ottpoli
This is the study the Minister of Public Safety relied on to create funding for federal government first responders to receive programs for Post Traumatic... more
PTSD
Ralph Goodale
Correctional Officers
Police
RCMP
ambulance
cdnpoli
I'm a bit undone--A lot triggered by the Weinstein stuff, mostly because it's the meta truth for every woman I know. It's not Hollywood, it's not OTHERTOWN, it... more
Donald Trump
Harvey Weinstein
Cosby
Ailles
Ghomeshi
misogyny
Sexual Harassment
being a woman
cdnpoli
USpoli
Harry’s Invictus Infliction Do you love to bow and curtsy to superior people? Yes? Well, now’s your chance to bask in the reflected grace of prince Harry, the... more
 
September 26, 2017
cult of celebrity
There's lots of talk about how Mayor Watson (Ottawa) and mayors of other Canadian cities, are 'singing for the colonel" with the hopes of their city being... more
Jobs
Ottawa
power of mayors
citizens rights
Jim Watson
ottpoli
amazon
Brian Mulroney
Bernie Swain
Defining Leadership
Chicago Tribune
Robert McCormick
Baid Comeau
Quebec
New York Daily News
Chicago
New York
We have all heard the thought provoking – “if a tree falls in the forest and no-one is there, does it make a noise.” How about, “if a political party holds a... more
The outcome of the BC election is a game changer for BC and Canada.  People want a new way of doing politics. The BC Greens delivered.  I'm so proud of the... more
BC Green Party
Green Party
Green Party of Ontario
Andrew Weaver
Mike Schreiner
ONPoli
bcpoli
cdnpoli
I was on the radio last week talking about the Ottawa Senators chances going into Game 4. The Sens were up 2-1 at that point. After witnessing the Senators gem... more
Ottawa Senators
Chris Neil
Craig Anderson
NHL Playoffs
Pittsburg Penguins
Sydney Crosby
Evgeny Malkin
Phil Kessel
Stanley Cup
Since the flooding season has started in Canada, the Globe and Mail's editorials have been adamant that the fault lies with homeowners who have built or own... more
  Wow! What a game!    It's been said that the march for Lord Stanley every spring is the greatest series of sporting events in the world, and I would have to... more
Jean-Gabriel Pageau
Ottawa Senators
New York Rangers
NHL Playoffs
Erik Karlsson
New York Post
West Quebec painter John F. Marok served champagne and snacks at the closing of his exhibition Explorations and Excavations: the Lights and Shadows of Gatineau... more
Environment The Arts Explorations and Excavations: The Lights and Shadows of Gatineau Park
I've been holding my tongue (for the most part), until enough time past where I felt I could honestly weigh-in on the Mika Zibanejad for Derrick Brassard trade... more
Jean-Gabriel Pageau
Ottawa Senators
NHL Playoffs
NHL
Derrick Brassard
Mika Zibanejad
Paul Gessell pens a glowing review of Mr. Marok’s exhibition Explorations and Excavations: the Lights and Shadows of Gatineau Park, in the March 15 online ... more
John F. Marok
Gatineau Park
Explorations and Excavations: The Lights and Shadows of Gatineau Park
La Fab Arts Centre
Chelsea
Environment
Melanie Joly
Ottawa Magazine
Ottawa
NCC
Paul Gessell
Meech Lake
cdnpoli
  Following the decision yesterday evening (March 1st) by the OCDSB trustees to accept the School Board's proposal to close six elementary and middle schools... more
OCDSB school closings
Nepean
Ottawa West
Poor public consultation
community issues
Green Party of Ontario
James O'Grady
Ottawa
ottpoli
ONPoli
David Frum’s Kleptocracts In a recent Atlantic article expatriate Canadian David Frum noted, without irony; that American democracy under Donald Trump will... more
USpoli
David Frum
Klepocracy
Donald Trump
Justin Trudeau
Politics
George Bush
Dick Cheney
Bombardier
Jim Prentice
John Baird
Socialism
Morgan Duchesney
Atlantic magazine
Business

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