Letters

What is the future for Hong Kong? While the world wrestles with the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a lot of eyes fixed on the Far East. Hong Kong enjoys a... more
international affairs
global politics
democracy
hong kong
China
On May 26, the mayor and a majority on Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl. This was the most important environmental vote this term... more
ottpoli
urban sprawl
climate change
democracy
 The ‘new normal’ is here for businesses in our physical distancing world. What will work and the economy look like in our post pandemic world? The Canadian... more
covid-19
Public health
social distancing
safety
When it comes to re-opening economies and schools in the face of this pandemic, the key is testing, testing and testing. With more than 80 percent of COVID... more
Public health
covid-19
cdnpoli
Attached is the PDF version of the Canadian Military's report into working and living conditions of some of Ontario's long term care homes.
covid-19
ONPoli
cdnpoli
long term care
I have lived in Kanata South since 2012. I’m a suburban resident opposed to more sprawl. We should focus on improving existing neighbourhoods, within the... more
affordable housing
urban planning
Ottawa urban boundary decision
Urban Boundary
ottpoli
ottnews
Governments are preparing for the re-opening of businesses to kick start the economy. The calls for “shovel-ready” projects are already being heard loud and... more
climate change
Economic Development
talent
procurement
federal stimulus
green infrastructure
The decision on expanding the urban boundary is the biggest decision city council will make this term. It will shape our future, impact our city services... more
ottpoli
urban sprawl
urban planning
Urban Boundary
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Canada’s long-term care homes are ground zero when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic – claiming the dubious distinction of having the highest number of COVID... more
covid-19
Long-term care
Health
Healthcare
Andrea Horwath
NDP
ONPoli
cdnpoli
For more than two months Canadians have been cooped up and physically distancing to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions are gradually... more

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The world’s game plan to “flatten the COVID-19 curve” was recently disrupted as political finger pointing and personal accusations emerged at international and... more
covid-19
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
I have reflected before posting this article: Is the U.S. empire in jeopardy? It is freely available in Maclean's magazine, written by the former Canadian... more
World Health Organization
Donald Trump
COVID19
COVID19 Recovery
cdnpoli
        Dear Minister Yurek, I am writing to express my concern about the Government of Ontario's decision to temporarily exempt all ministries from the... more
ONPoli
Environment
Development
Green Party of Ontario
Mike Schreiner
On Wednesday April 8, 2020, City Council will hold a Virtual Council Meeting. At that time, a motion will be put forward for a vote;   This motion will give... more
Mayor/CEO Power
Councillors Role
Ottcity
Mayor Jim Watson
Jim Watson
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Ottawa City Hall
Ottawa City Council