Letters

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
Ottawa
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
WHAT I CONSIDERED ON MY WALK (a poem) On the sidewalk toward him I’m walking fast. He’s moving to take the boulevard track, With a courteous nod of his head he... more
Coved-19
precautions
restrictions
adjustments
new normal
Zoom
Where did the Canada-China FIPA come from? Beginning in 1994, Canada and China engaged in mutual negotiations for a Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion... more
 
Letter type:
May 21, 2020
Canadian politics
China
investor-state treaty
chinese state companies
  Canadians feel China has not come clean on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the picture is quite clear if a new Angus Reid Institute survey points... more
covid-19
China
WHO
global politics
  While it might seem like a breath of fresh air for families locked down in the pandemic, sending kids back to school is fraught with many hurdles. Limbo best... more
covid-19
Education
Health
It’s estimated more than 100 thousand medical procedures and elective surgeries have been cancelled so hospitals can focus on COVID-19. For those in need of... more
covid-19
Healthcare

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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
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Councillors Role
Ottcity
Mayor Jim Watson
Jim Watson
ottpoli
Ottawa City Hall
Ottawa City Council