Edward Farnworth | December 17, 2018 | in Rant
  The Ontario PC Government recently introduced Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. Part of the Bill would allow municipalities to create “open for business” zoning bylaws. The bill will allow municipalities to bypass numerous existing pieces of legislation including The Greenbelt Act, which protects a large swath of land in... More
Morgan Duchesney | June 17, 2018 | in Op-Ed
I’m sure Brian Mulroney will appreciate Fen Hampson’s recent Ottawa Citizen article praising Mulroney’s quiet role in the first so-called Gulf War. This is especially true since the former prime minister is currently attempting to reinvent himself with projects like the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government at St. Francis Xavier University.... More
Unpublished Admin | June 7, 2018 | in Announcement
Ottawa, June 7—The birth of Direct Democracy in Canada is taking place today with the launch of Unpublished.vote, a voting tool and forum dedicated to empowering Canadians to become better informed on the issues that affect them, and to express their point of view on individual issues as they enter the collective consciousness. Unpublished.vote is... More
[Learn more about your local community and Green Party candidate James O'Grady at jamesogrady.ca]  Dear fellow Nepean residents,  My name is James O’Grady. I am the Green Party of Ontario candidate in Nepean, my home for the better part of 48 years. In 2010, I ran for Ottawa City Council in Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale where I finished second out of... More

All Letters

Choose a topic from the list to see all related letters.
It is always refreshing to hear that someone actually does what he or she says they are going to do. Being a “man of his word” used to be a compliment. It is... more
Subjective testing, confirmation bias and the innocent being judged on a prima facie basis along with the guilty? Sounds like a child protection investigation... more
Motherisk report
social justice
Fundamental Justice
Justice for the Motherisk Victims
It wasn’t too long ago that I knew the cheapest way to get anywhere from Ottawa to Toronto. I knew which transit companies had student fares, which had youth... more
Alleged Ontario CAS hack class action lawsuit
Smiths Falls Police
Smiths Falls
The parents who were tested were powerless to resist as their rights were ripped out by the roots along with their children.   While Ontario officials divert... more
Motherisk report
John F. Marok’s exhibition Landscapes, Lights and Shadows was a resounding success. An enthusiastic crowd attended the cocktail-vernissage on Friday, June 29,... more
John F. Marok
Gatineau Park
l'Orée du Bois
Hello everyone / salut tout le monde :    Sharing a CD release party with friends and family is a true celebration.  The many hours spent in studio to capture... more
live music
I have a view of an intersection, which is used by pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, motorcyclists, cars and trucks and the odd tour bus.  Normally it runs... more
strategic voting
A town divided, a family in peril with the child protection industry on the brink of exposure a working mother of four young children is denied legal aid and... more
Smiths Falls Police
RE: Guardian article 15 June 2018 by Ashifa Kassam: Rob Ford’s brother voted in as Ontario’s populist leader Soft-peddling Doug Ford: Ontario’s Mini-Trump... more
Rupert, Quebec, June 22, 2018 – The national capital’s “conservation” park is celebrating its 80th birthday on July 1, 2018, and artist John F. Marok is... more
Gatineau Park
Canada day
Environment protection
l'Orée du Bois
July 1
art exhibit
John F. Marok
Imagine it is 2030 and over the past decade the Château Laurier addition has been derided not only for its misunderstanding of architecture, but for the City’s... more
Chateau Laurier
A brief introduction In the history of the Arab Israeli conflict, there are many important events. Some of these events constitute a time at which a decisive... more
Yasser Harrak
Ian Bickerton
Carla Klausner
Charles Freilich
  Letter in National Post,  May 8, 2018Re:  John Ivison: Left-of-centre Liberals leave Singh's NDP struggling for relevance, May 3, 2018 In his 1971... more
Bernie Sanders
Tommy Douglas
Bank of Canada
During the Lebanese 'Civil' War, Israel raided my father's village so that they can imprison all the young and able men. My uncle was the last of the brothers... more
Palestine / Israel
Arab-Israeli Conflict
social justice
OTTAWA—Tucked away in the fine print of the NDP platform is a plan to raise business property taxes by more than $1 billion. In Ottawa businesses are staring... more
Ontario Liberal Party
Bob Chiarelli
small business