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Letters Of This Type

When Jody Wilson-Raybould stood up for her principles and the rule of law for all, not the rule of law by exception, she gave city councilors, communities and... more
Ottawa official plan
Ottcity
Clive Doucet
ottpoli
community issues
City of Ottawa
NCC-CCN
Planning
developers
During her 2013 bid for leadership of the Liberal Party, Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray proposed a legislative plan to protect Gatineau Park, "to help... more
Gatineau Park
Environment
Treasury Board
Joyce Murray
National Interest Land Mass
Prince Edward Island is not an island. By geographic accident, it does find itself surrounded by water. But in a broader sense, PEI’s maritime isolation is... more
SNC-Lavalin scandal
carbon emissions
putting a price on carbon
National Unity
green jobs
climate change
The NCC’s January 24th board meeting illustrated why Gatineau Park is an ongoing administrative nightmare. A number of questionable statements were made and... more
cdnpoli
Gatineau Park
Environment
Tobi Nussbaum
Gatineau Park Master Plan
qcpoli
The Leader’s October 31st editorial repudiated the carbon tax policy of the federal Liberal government, asserting that “it will not alter our behaviour.”  In... more
 
November 14, 2018
The Chelsea mayor is howling like a banshee in the local press and on the CBC, threatening to take the NCC to court over what she says is a shortfall in... more
Gatineau Park
Chelsea
the National Capital Commission
Payments in lieu of taxes
Meech Lake
What kind of energy superpower imports forty per cent of its oil? Canada cannot act decisively on the latest IPCC report if we remain an energy colony, serving... more
 
By Guy
November 3, 2018
Energy
USMCA
IPCC
U.S.
Saudi Arabia
Maritimes
Atlantic Canada
Green economy
LNG
As Chelsea’s municipal council weighs whether to allow construction of a two-story building only a few metres from the water at 774 Meech Lake Road, I thought... more
Gatineau Park
Environment
Meech Lake
Private Property Construction
nature
Greg Fergus
MP
Katharine Fletcher
774 Meech Lake Road
CBC Ottawa
#cdnpoli
Pablo Rodriguez
Foreword: I dusted off this piece from March 2017, originally entitled Us vs. Them. It is a more crucial message in the eternal now then before. This pendulum... more
sociology
environmentalism
enlightenment
humanity
nationalism
In an arrogant bid to force the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to resume peace talks, the Trump government has revoked visas for the Palestinian... more
Palestine / Israel
CBC Ottawa’s response to my complaint over its botched and slanted August 9 coverage regarding the threat of more residential construction in the Pontiac... more
Thirty-five years and 307 letters to Iowa’s oldest newspaper has taught me a thing or two. My entrance at the turn of the century into the world wide web... more
writing
philosophy
History
News
fake news
Upon recent inauguration as the new Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford has promised to lead the first ever true Government of the People.... more
 
July 19, 2018
This spring Ontarians, rural residents in particular, felt the pinch of high prices at the gas pumps.  Naturally, a provincial election recently concluded... more
 
June 28, 2018
Ottawa’s main streets are the lifeblood of our communities. It is in these public spaces that we shop, work, and spend time with our families. Unfortunately,... more
West Coast Video
2018 Municipal Election
developers
Old Ottawa South
Glebe
Capital Ward

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