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The election results once again show how ludicrous and unfair a system of elections we have in this country. The Liberals increased their popular vote by just... more
2014 Ontario Election
elections
MMP
electoral reform
proportional representation
democracy
Ontario
false majority
Recently Yasir Naqvi, current MPP for Ottawa Centre and Cabinet Minister printed these rather large elections signs with the tag line “re-elect a good MPP”.... more
2014 Ontario Election
Ottawa Centre
Rob Dekker
Yasir Naqvi
Gas Plants
MaRS
Ontario
Enough solar energy hits the Earth every minute to replace our use of fossil fuels globally for a year.   With that kind of abundance, what could possibly be... more
2014 Ontario Election
Renewable energy in Ottawa
Renewable energy
OREC
Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op
nuclear power
gas power
electricity prices
Ontario
Ottawa
I, like a few people, try to be knowledgeable about the platforms and promises of the various political parties as we get set to go to the polls in a few... more
2014 Ontario Election
Ontario Politics
PC's 1 Million Jobs Plan
Tim Hudak
Ontario PC Party
Ottawa Citizen
Ontario
This week the City of Ottawa posted its proposed new Climate Change Management Plan. This plan is an important step in a necessary transition to a sustainable... more
City of Ottawa Climate Change plan 2014
fossil fuel divestment
climate change
City of Ottawa
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa
Bill C-23 is a travesty. To overhaul our election laws without consulting the rest of Parliament shows the complete and utter disregard that the Conservative... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C-23
democracy
governance
Robocalls
Michael Sona
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Canada
It was only a matter of time until the government got around to taking aim at the CBC. Yes it is being explained as a “belt tightening” exercise, and a good... more
CBC
Politics
Conservative Party policy
Media in Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Conservative Party
media
media policy
Budget cuts
Canada
City hall has found another useless way to spend more of our money. They’ve hired a consultant to study whether it would be safer to have OC Transpo buses stop... more
Rail Safety and Public Transport
OC Transpo
City of Ottawa policy
Ottawa
By Tim Inkpen Since the financial crisis of 2008, there has been a resurgence of interest in local economies. The crisis has caused many to look for ways of... more
local economy
Renewable energy
co-operative
Energy
Sustainability
Ottawa
By Sean Magee, Bullfrog Power We are more certain than ever that human activities are driving global warming and climate change. The evidence is all around us... more
climate change
Renewable energy
Energy
community
power
Electricity
Bullfrog Power
Canada
The recent re-emergence of the tunnel option to get trucks off King Edward Avenue and Rideau Street is a vindication of the wisdom that resides in communities... more
Trucks on King Edward
Traffic
Transportation plan
Ottawa
urban planning
City of Ottawa
CBC Radio
Ottawa Morning
I was in complete shock yesterday when I heard the news of the NHL's exclusive deal with Rogers Communications for the rights to all NHL games, on all media... more
Hockey
NHL
Rogers
Culture
Heritage
Canada
Gary Bettman
TVA
Television
Dear Editor, The special meeting of the City of Ottawa's Planning Committee last Friday was remarkable on two accounts, both pointing to a failure of our... more
Official Plan Review
Planning
democracy
Public consultation
city planning
How can not following the planning process, submitting an application under a fake name and requiring ‘unforeseen’ zoning amendments—all actions taken by a... more
City planner conflict of interest
Planning
Conflict of interest
City of Ottawa
Peter Hume
Bliss Edwards
Planning Chair
Ottawa
Committee of Adjustments
Lorne Cutler
Iona-Hampton Community Association
Federation of Citizens Associations of Ottawa
Westboro
Intensification
Those who would blindly defend police actions are always quick to placate the angry citizens by wagging their fingers back and saying “let’s wait for the facts... more
Police
Police abuse
streetcar
Toronto
Sammy Yatim
Toronto police

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