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Re: The federal government's short-lived fiscal anchor, Feb. 26 Unlike households, businesses or provinces, the federal government is a currency issuer, owns a... more
deficit spending
debt-to-GDP ratio
fiscal anchor
gold standard
full employment
currency issuer
real resources
economics
Finance
gold standard
deficits
Canadian government policy
I am responding to the Ontario Ministry of Education new proposed regulations under the Child Care and Early Years Act (http://www.ontariocanada.com/registry/... more
 
March 2, 2016
child care childcare childcare regulations
Re:  Editorial: Liberals double down on debt,  Calgary Herald Editorial Board, February 23, 2016 The assertion that federal deficits today necessarily means... more
taxes
deficits
QE
infrastructure
deficit spending
Canadian government policy
Bank of Canada
Re: Bank of Canada deputy governor raises red flag on rising household debt, but says system is ‘resilient’, Gordon Isfeld | Feb. 24, 2016 Let us connect the... more
 
February 26, 2016
Bank of Canada
deficit spending
household debt
As someone who has served in the Canadian Army, worked for the Defence Research Board, and followed Canadian defence policy and practice for many years, I am... more
ISIS
Air Strikes
Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian defence policy
Middle East
Chamberlain
Churchill
Islamic State
Saudi Arabia
military training
Korean War
Harjit Singh Sajjan
US military
Canada
Early Citizen Engagement - A Remedy for Defeatism The sentiment “something is better than nothing” is familiar yet damaging.  It has created perpetual public... more
LeBreton Flats
LeBreton Flats redevelopment
Ottawa
Citizen engagement
Federal politics
The replacement of home delivery with a community mailbox has been met with much opposition. Too many people believe that the current government's “promise” to... more
The following was my comment to the online forum at the Citizen web site in response to the Citizen editorial "Ah, first past the post, how lovely you are!"... more
FPTP
first past the post
electoral reform
proportional representation
Ottawa Citizen
Citizen editorials
Ottawa
The video was published on Oct 14, 2015 and is found at this YouTube site. Please watch CPS Whistleblower, Carlos Morales, tell you truths about Child... more
BC child welfare
Carlos Morales
Child Protection Services
CPS
Legally Kidnapped
MCFD
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Whistleblower
At the Council meeting on Wednesday, I tabled a motion asking that Council freeze transit fares for 2016. Instead of increasing fares by 2.5 percent, I... more
OC Transpo fares
City of Ottawa
Budget 2016
Ottawa City Council
Tobi Nussbaum
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa
The CBC had to close its Comments section recently due to racist slurs against indigenous people, Muslims, and others.  One alternative is to seek out niche... more
Technology
information technologies
Social Media
online forums
online comments
trolls
trolling
Facebook
Racism
My take on Senate reform to date, partly motivated by a poorly-informed and misguided criticism (nonetheless, posted below) of the plan announced by the... more
Canadian Senate
Senate reform
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Canadian government policy
merit
cdnpoli
Senate Appointments
Frankly, I am more than just a little surprised how little I’ve read about this inevitability. When the first Dump was opened in Carp the early 70’s, it was... more
Carp Dump II
Carp dump
Carp Dump Expansion
Carp Dump approval
West Carleton Environmental Centre
West Carleton
Carp Landfill Community Committee
Waste management
Orga World
Plasco Energy Group
Ministry of Environment
Ontario ONpoli
Ottawa
ICYMI: Last Saturday November 7, 2015 the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association took out a quarter page ad in the first section of the Ottawa Citizen (page... more
Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association
developers
development charges
Land Transfer Tax
Property Taxes
 Well, Canada's 42nd federal election has come and gone, and, as usual, many dreams were reached and dashed. Our hopes, within the NDP, of forming the first... more
Elections 2015
NDP
Tom Mulcair
Alex Cullen
Megan Leslie
Paul Dewar
Peggy Nash
Linda McQuaig
Olivia Chow
York South-Weston
Mike Sullivan
cdnpoli
elxn42
elxn2015
Canadian politics

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