Letters Of This Type

Re:  'Unstoppable' labour market adds jobs for 12th month, drops jobless rate to 5.9%, The Canadian Press, Dec. 1, 2017 The inanity of modern neo-liberal... more
December 6, 2017
full employment When the credit... more
November 15, 2017
tax havens
Paradise Papers
fiat currency
Extraordinary Financing Framework
Missed Connection – City of Ottawa Transit and Housing Policies   After a ten year delay, the City of Ottawa is completing the first phase of its east - west... more
Rapid Transit
Social Infrastructure
affordable housing
Ottawa Citizen - Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: Your recent Editorial on infrastructure funding ("No to higher taxes ...", Ottawa Citizen, Aug. 23, 2017)... more
Municipal Infrastructure
Property Taxes
User fees
  Re UBS Chair Champions Infrastructure Bank (Report on Business, July 12): In the postwar era, the federal government used central bank financing to help pay... more
green infrastructure
Re: Liberal government promises extra $62B for military over next 20 years (June 7) Canada's official development assistance was down by 4.4 per cent in 2016... more
Just yesterday, I was reading the words of Michael Oreskes, NPR's senior vice-president of news and editorial director. He was speaking in Washington, D.C. at... more
National Observer
Investigative journalism
Only hours before U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned a global deal to halt dangerous and destructive climate change, mayors from some of Canada’s largest... more
climate change
Paris Agreement
Donald Trump
  Canadians can be proud of their notable contributions to the United Nations, including vital support for the Land Mines Treaty and the International Criminal... more
global governance
global democracy
parliamentary assemblies
Ahead of a second one-day bus strike set for Tuesday, the mayor of Quebec’s fourth-largest city warned his transit service and its union to “intensify the... more
Mayor of Gatineau
STO bus strike
Public Service
Syndicat uni du transport
Société de transport de l'Outaouais
Re:  East Side businesses feeling the pinch, Jane Mundy, January 27, 2017 Rising rents, taxes, cash-strapped homeowners blamed for recent spate of closures... more
  Letter in Winnipeg Free Press (with footnotes to editor)Re:  Ottawa posts deficit in October as fiscal-year shortfall hits $9.3 billion,  Jordan Press,  12/... more
December 28, 2016
Alan Greenspan
Getting public consultation right continues to frustrate governing bodies in Ottawa no matter who it is that is conducting the public consultation. Whether it’... more
Ottawa Civic Hospital at Central Experimental Farm
Civic Hospital
John Baird
Experimental Farm
City of Ottawa
Federal Government of Canada
Province of Ontario
Letter in  Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 26 Nov 2016 (with footnotes to editor)     Re:  Liberals borrowing to keep the lights on, John Ivison | November 16,... more
deficit spending
government borrowing
public debt
The Editor (Letters to the Editor) Ottawa Citizen Dear Editor: This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Community Bus Pass in Ottawa, which was brought in... more
public transit
Ottawa City Council
low income
bus pass
OC Transpo