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Rob Dekker | August 30, 2017 | in Blog Post
On the heels of the success of the BC Greens holding the balance of power and working with the BC NDP Party to take Christy Clark out of the Premiers’ office, Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner is talking about looking for their number 1, their first elected MPP.   Schreiner was selected as the Green Party of Ontario (GPO) leader in 2009,... More
Adam Smith | August 1, 2017 | in Open
TO: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., Minister of Finance Mr. Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, M.P., House of Commons   Dear Prime Minister, Minister, and Mr. Erskine-Smith, Last year an e-petition was submitted to the government requesting the Bank of Canada fulfill its stated... More
(Nepean, ON) - The Green Party of Ontario is pleased to announce James O'Grady has been nominated to represent the Green Party in the next Ontario provincial election in the new riding of Nepean, in the Greater Ottawa Area.   Mr. O'Grady grew up in Nepean and continues to reside at his family home in the community of Trend-Arlington. He is a... More
Mike Schreiner | May 27, 2017 | in Comment
The outcome of the BC election is a game changer for BC and Canada.  People want a new way of doing politics. The BC Greens delivered.  I'm so proud of the positive campaign the BC Greens ran in the face of intense negative attacks. Andrew Weaver made it clear that he would bring a spirit of cooperation and collaboration to the Legislature when he... More

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Water
Guelph Dolime Quarry Water Permit
Guelph
Ontario
Ministry of Environment
Green Party of Ontario
A Main Street built for cars or for all people? That’s the question before Ottawa city council. The “Complete Street” proposal for Main Street will be voted on... more
Transportation
Complete Streets
Ecology Ottawa
Livable communities
Cycling
City of Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa
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Waste management
City of Ottawa. Ottawa
Kent Kirkpatrick
Plasco Energy Group
Rod Bryden
Last week, Transportation Committee discussed the redesign of Main Street. After a five our marathon meeting, the vote was 6 in favour - 4 against the proposal... more
Cycling
Walking
living in Ottawa
Complete Streets
active transportation
Health
Tourism
Commuting
recreation
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climate change
Environment
global warming
Ottawa
Dear Ottawa residents, As the City of Ottawa debates better transit, better cycling and walking infrastructure and implementing its Complete Streets objectives... more
Cycling
Cycling safety
Transportation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Complete Streets
Citizens for Safe Cycling
Canadian Automobile Assoc.
Enviro Centre
David Chernushenko
A Rogers Communications van burst into flames today on Parkland Crescent in Nepean. Three fire engines arrived within 10 minutes to put out the flames. The... more
Fire
Rogers
Spontaneous combustion
Ottawa
Nepean
Ottawa Fire Department
Dear Canadians, The headlines covered some of what happened: scandals, Senate fraud, a $90,000 cheque from the prime minister’s chief of staff, Nigel Wright, (... more
Federal Government
Senate scandal
governance
Elizabeth May
Green Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Brent Rathgeber
NDP
Liberal Party of Canada
Parliamentary Committees
No, it shouldn't have. Some players require a more personal 1-on-1 approach. Your much beloved long-time captain, future Hall of Famer and hopefully senior... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Bryan Murray
Detroit Red Wings
Ottawa
NHL
Free Agency
Hockey
There were some amusing moments at the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee meeting on Thursday.  Such as chair, Doug Thompson’s suggestion that Ottawa’s... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife
Public consultation
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
living with wildlife
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
Doug Thompson
Thump! Went my heart when I read on Twitter that my favorite hockey player, the Ottawa Senators' captain Daniel Alfredsson, has opted to sign a 1-year contract... more
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Detroit Red Wings
NHL
Hockey
Free Agency
Brian Murray
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Ash trees
Emerald Ash Borer
trees
TreeAzin
BioForest
Ottawa
Toronto
Ontario
Oakville
Its a waste of taxpayer money for the City to continue with this plan despite the NCC's objections. The City is behind their timeline because they haven't,... more
Light Rail Transit
LRT
WLRT
taxes
Richmond Underground
NCC
City of Ottawa
Keith Egli
Russell Mills
Jackie Holtzman
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climate change
Government Censorship
Government of Canada
Canada
Art
Oil sands
Oil
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
From an WLRT online discussion on the Citizen.com... I think it can be done Michael. I know the City says it can't but I've seen it work in Europe and in... more
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LRT
WLRT
Carling Avenue Routing
Carling Ave. LRT option
Carling Ave. City of Ottawa
Ottawa
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