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Unpublished Admin | April 1, 2019 | in Personal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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Three Canadian oilpatch giants say they had nothing to do with a campaign to weaken car emissions rules backed by a U.S. trade group to which they belong. In... more
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climate change
When I raised my concerns, I wasn’t seeking to single anyone out (on the contrary, I sought to have the entire list of potential public board members sent back... more
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climate change
Gender Equality
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Dear Friends, The time has come for me to say goodbye. While I have left this place physically, I have some final words I'd like to share. I want to say thank... more
Paul Dewar
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The NCC’s January 24th board meeting illustrated why Gatineau Park is an ongoing administrative nightmare. A number of questionable statements were made and... more
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Tefficient, a European-based consultancy on the wireless market, released its latest report this morning comparing pricing and usage in the global wireless... more
Dear President Xi Jinping, We, the undersigned scholars, former diplomats, and others with an interest in understanding China and building bridges, are deeply... more
January 23, 2019
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Canada's most populous province has launched a sweeping review of a law protecting endangered species in order to find "efficiencies for businesses." Ontario... more
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