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Unpublished Admin | June 7, 2018 | in Announcement
Ottawa, June 7—The birth of Direct Democracy in Canada is taking place today with the launch of Unpublished.vote, a voting tool and forum dedicated to empowering Canadians to become better informed on the issues that affect them, and to express their point of view on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 Unpublished.vote is...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

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