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Letters Of This Type

Official Israeli Discrimination Enhanced by New Law The Jewish citizens of Israel recently gained an enhanced measure of official dominance over Palestinian... more
Palestine / Israel
Eretz
Israel
Palestine
Stephen Harper
Benjamin Netanyahu
democracy
Middle East
Before Canada can be a leader in international anti-money-laundering, we have to obey the Bank of Canada ACT and stop paying an average of $30 Billion a year... more
Bank of Canada
Bank of Canada ACT
Public Bank
Private Banks
money laundering
After eight years away from City Hall, I returned to watch the debate over the three record heights proposed for buildings close to the new transit stop in... more
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
OttVote
ottpoli
Clive Doucet
Hintonburg
mayor
Ottawa Citizen
On June 19, Ottawans woke up to some bad news. Ford had just gutted the GreenON program, the province’s program for helping people save money on energy through... more
Environment
climate change
OttVote
ottpoli
Ottawa City Council
RE: Guardian article 15 June 2018 by Ashifa Kassam: Rob Ford’s brother voted in as Ontario’s populist leader Soft-peddling Doug Ford: Ontario’s Mini-Trump... more
I’m sure Brian Mulroney will appreciate Fen Hampson’s recent Ottawa Citizen article praising Mulroney’s quiet role in the first so-called Gulf War. This is... more
political fiction
propaganda
War in Iraq
Gulf War
Brian Mulroney
Brian Mulroney Institute
George Bush
fake news
St. FX
Fen Hampson
Carleton University
Norman Paterson School of Public Affairs
cdnpoli
  Don’t allow Trumpism into Ontario At the time of writing, the Progressive Conservatives and Doug Ford appear to be on fire in Ontario: a 1000-strong showing... more
ONPoli
Donald Trump
Doug Ford
Ontario PC Party in need of sex education During the recent leadership contest of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, the sex-education curriculum... more
 
March 22, 2018
Education
Who will commemorate the Nakba in Canada? BRIAR PATCH – BLOG by Morgan Duchesney   May 14, 2018 This week marks the anniversary of conflicting narratives:... more
Palestine / Israel
April fool’s Day – Catholic Style I’m doubt if religious bureaucrats are better qualified than so-called laypeople to offer philosophical commentary based on... more
religious pablum
Archbishop Terrence Prendergast
First Nations
Pope Francis
Roman Catholic Church
cdnpoli
WHY WE NEED A TAX ON CARBON EMISSIONS Many, if not all of you, have gone into a bookstore and seen the series of books entitled “The Dummy's Guide to this,... more
Post Media’s John Robson on Jerusalem: Anti-Semitic Accusations and Mythology Columnist and history lecturer John Robson recently flung generalized accusations... more
David Suzuki is calling for political and economic revolution. The acclaimed scientist, broadcaster, and Great Canadian has seen it all. But he’s disillusioned... more
David Suzuki
National Observer
Justin Trudeau
Andrew Weaver
climate change
Pipelines
Economy
Revolution
cdnpoli
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER Dear Prime Minister,  If I may I would like to give you a brief lesson in arithmetic then go on to demonstrate why this... more
extinction
social collapse
exponential growth
Justin Trudeau
climate change
cdnpoli
Will there be room for bikes on Ottawa’s new $2.1-billion LRT system? At last Wednesday’s Transit Commission meeting, staff recommended that bikes be banned... more
 
February 26, 2018
LRT
Cycling in Ottawa

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