Op-Ed

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Ontario supports the pursuit of an expanded and diverse supply of energy across Canada. The potential for shared prosperity is significant, with more jobs and... more
Energy
Energy East pipeline
Government of Ontario
Ontario
Bob Chiarelli
Liberal Party of Ontario
Windsor Star
The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending... more
Climate Reality
Climate Chanbge
Dirty Weather
Environment
Imagine if you couldn't get reliable transportation to work, appointments and other obligations. Imagine if your options for participating in the community... more
Transportation
disability
accessibility
It could be a self-parody, but it isn’t. In the wake of the breaking scandal about Canada’s espionage unit spying on the Government of Brazil, I realized I... more
In 2000, we bought a house in Fisher Heights, a 5 minute bike ride from Merivale Road. We had done our research and discovered that this neighbourhood is... more
Nepean Trail
Cylcing safety
Safe cycling
Cycling in Ottawa
Merivale Rd.
Huntclub
Ottawa
Nepean
Trucks vs. Bikes
Elk shot by police – public shocked and dismayed There is no question that large species such as elk or moose that turn up in the city pose a challenge.... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
NCC wildlife policy
Killing wildlife in cities
Wildlife
Wildlife strategy
Police mishandling wildlife
Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to... more
Marketing
Food Corporations
Fast Foods
Health of children and teenagers
Health
Food
Earlier this month an elk was found wandering in a woody area in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city. Elks were extirpated from Ontario by about the end of the 19th... more
Killing of wayward wildlife in Ottawa
Killing wildlife in cities
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
NCC wildlife policy
Police mishandling wildlife
Ottawa police
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ottawa
Science is supposed to be the objective arbitrator between ideological extremes in our democracy. Some people readily consume information at face value. Others... more
de-funding
science
Transparency
democracy
LIMITATIONS OF LANDFILL REGULATIONS EXPLAINED TO THE ONTARIO MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT In this age of heightened environmental concern the Ministry of the... more
Landfills
MOE
jim Bradley
Waste management
Carp Dump approval
jim Bradley
Carp dump
Carp Dump Expansion
Nigel Guilford
Miller Waste Systems
Man has been making garbage since he got kicked out of the garden. At first, it was no big deal. The refuse in those days was things like bones, broken wooden... more
Environmental Protection
Carp dump
Carp Dump Expansion
Waste management
Ottawa
Ontario
Provincial Government
Enbridge’s proposal to ship tar sands oil through Ontario threatens the health and well being of our communities, water and farmland. The proposal is all risk... more
Enbridge Line 9 pipeline
Line 9
Enbridge Pipeline
Oil sands pipelines
Enbridge
Oil sands
tar sands
Ontario
Alberta
As a Climate Leader (Climate Leadership Corps) I’m using resources made available to me to disseminate the message about climate change. The following includes... more
climate change
Climate Reality Project
Al Gore
Washington Post
Ezra Klein
This week – 26th to 30th of August, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario – the Ontario Ministry of Transport is hauling local commercial vehicles into a baseball stadium,... more
rucking
Truck routes
Surveys
Government
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic processes
Government of Ontario
Ontario
The University of Ottawa’s Miles Corak recently studied the possibility that increasing income inequality could be transmitted across generations. The analysis... more
 
By Ian Lee
August 6, 2013
Income inequality
Miles Corak
Ian Lee
Philip Cross
Chrystia Freeland
Plutocrats
Macdonal-Laurier Institute
Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
University of Ottawa
Canada

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