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I am writing a quick note to say that I support segregated bike lanes in Ottawa. I believe they are necessary in order to ensure the safety of cyclists in... more
I agree with both Jeff Darwin, Howard Darwin's son, and with Ottawa Citizen journalist Kelly Egan, on their assessment of the renaming of Merivale arena.
As Mr... more
Dear Mr. Mayor, City Councillors and the Media,
I don't believe it matters whether the Lansdowne Partnership Plan is a good idea or not, the process that has... more
NIMBY. Not In My Back Yard. It’s a potent label, convenient for dismissing local residents’ concerns and marginalizing people who want what’s best for their... more
Dear Mayor O'Brien and City Councilors,
My name is James O'Grady and I am one of the creators of LetsGetItRight.ca. I am writing to you today for the second... more
Of all the issues at play in our town today, one of the biggest is the proposed redevelopment of Lansdowne Park.
But the proposal being circulated to... more
Just like everyone else in Ottawa, I was shocked an OC Transpo bus driver would berate and threaten a passenger the way the driver did who was fired earlier... more
I am running for City Council in Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale because I believe Ottawa has the potential to be a great city—A sustainable city! Prosperous and... more
I was disappointed to hear and then read in today's paper about what transpired in the Glens community over the last week. It is, unfortunately, another... more
I am happy to see segregated bike lanes come to Ottawa. Segregated lanes have made a big difference to cycling safety in many cities around the world including... more
What is old is new again. If Justin Trudeau had wanted to avoid winning elections on fear based politics he could have kept his promise to make this election... more
The hashtag #TrudeauMustGo soared to the top of Twitter's trending list in Canada on Tuesday, perhaps giving some observers the impression that Canadians were... more
It is said that repeating the same thing over again and expecting a different outcome is the definition of insanity.
So, having been caught red-handed in... more
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... more