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National Observer | April 17, 2019 | in Published
Pollution from fossil fuels in Canada continues to grow by staggering amounts, with the oilsands sector alone responsible for more carbon pollution than all of B.C. or Quebec in 2017, says the federal government in its latest climate change report to the United Nations. The newest edition of Canada’s National Inventory Report, covering data up to... More
Unpublished Admin | April 1, 2019 | in Personal
Listen in on Jody Wilson-Raybould's telephone conversation with Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick regarding the Defered Prosecution Agreement for SNC-Lavalin.
Jason Arbour | March 25, 2019 | in Published
Names are a combination of words by which a person, place, thing, or any object of thought is labeled. The Name 'Ottawa' and its origins are of the Algonquian linguistic family, the word itself is reference to the powerful Outaouais nation. The Outaouais nation is an Anishnabeg people related to the Ojibwa and Pottawatomie nations, and yet... More
Rob Dekker | February 10, 2019 | in Open
Sunday February 10th, Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer sent a letter to Prime Minister calling to waive solicitor-client relationship priviledge in respect to SNC-Lavalin.  He also called for the Prime Minister to waive all rights to confidentiality in respect of communication to or from the Prime Minister or any member of his staff (previous or... More

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What a firestorm on Twitter over a plot of land being chainsawed in Kanata South. First #KanataINFO reported that a forest was being clearcut by a condo... more
 
April 24, 2013
Katimavik
Kanata
Ottawa
Development
Environment
Dear friends, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and City Councillor Matthieu Fleury have made the case that “no one wants a rundown building in their neighbourhood”.... more
P3
Development
Canada's 150th birthday
Ottawa River
Ottawa
Waterfront Ottawa
Ade Olumide
Jim Watson
Matthieu Fleury
At what cost? How much will it cost to build a tunnel under Richmond Rd? Without a proper business plan for each option there is no way to compare them. Its... more
Western LRT route
Light Rail Transit
Carling Ave. LRT option
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
What happened to Earth Day 2013? To the Editor, Ottawa Citizen, Taking a quick look online on Earth Day, I was pleased with the big picture, but bitterly... more
Op-Ed
unpublished
Earth Day
media
Environment
Peter Kent
Open Letter to all Provincial and Territorial Premiers, First Nations Chiefs and Mayors of Canada, I imagine you would not like to have decisions you and your... more
Canada-China Investment Treaty
FIPPA
Oil
Oil sands
Bitumen
Pipelines
Energy
Environment
April 21: http://bulldogcanadian.com/conservative-attack-ad-gets-parody-video/ This is the type of humorous commercial the Liberals should have tried in the... more
Political Attack ads
Communications tactics
Justin Trudeau
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
Canada
Eledtions
The Ottawa Sun's Sue Sherring writes about the shocking news that Ottawa mayor Jim Watson has blocked the Twitter account of the CasiNO advocacy group. This... more
 
April 20, 2013
Twitter
mayor
blocking
democracy
As environmental stewardship becomes more popular, many businesses and people are increasingly using biodegradable materials in their operations: envelopes,... more
Zero Waste
Pollution
Environment
Health
Sustainable Economy
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Waste management
Recycling
Composting
Biodegradeable materials
Parents have repeatedly told us that they want to provide health food options for their kids, but often find that the environment around them undermines those... more
Food
Health
Obesity
GMOs
Monsanto
Alex Munter
Ottawa
Children
Environment
Dear Mayor Watson and Ottawa City Councillors, As you know, Claridge is proposing to add five storeys to the existing 11-storey Union du Canada building... more
Development
Planning
Heritage
Byward Market
Lowertown
Claridge Homes
Heritage Conservation District
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ages ago when I was just 12, Dave Brown wrote a column about me and my friends on a CARE cause we were on. This was for the Ottawa Journal. Accompanying the... more
southmarch
eco
watershed
Planning
Interesting to see how Mayor Watson is framing this issue, knowing full well that many Ottawa residents oppose his desire for a downtown casino. I certainly do... more
Casino
OLG
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
gambling
addiction
Dwight Duncan
Dear Mayor and Councillors, At the Manotick public meeting it was clear that Ottawa's proposed Official Rural Plan is a bureaucratic strategy that fails to... more
Official Plan
Rural life
Rural land use
Employment lands
Local food
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Planning
Development
Hazardous waste
City sewage sludge
Agricultural land
Jim Poushinsky
With all due respect to Jeffrey Simpson, I have to disagree with his assertion that 'Attack Ads' won't disappear because they work.' I would argue eventhough... more
Advertising
Advertising Standards Canada
Canadian politics
Conservative Party
Globe & Mail
Green Party
James O'Grady
Jeffrey Simpson
Liberal Party of Canada
Marketing
NDP
elections
Conservative Party of Canada
In the middle of the last century, “urban renewal” peaked as the cutting edge of urban planning. Renewal referred not to restoration or renovation of... more
Development
Intensification
Jay Baltz
Ottawa
Planning
City of Ottawa

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