Letters

Bring on the debate! Bob Bricklebank is right, It’s time fix the mess that is amalgamation by bringing the zoning bylaws inline with the Official Plan because... more
Intensification
Official Plan
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
Zoning
amalgamation
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
Cycling
Cycling safety
segregated bike lanes
Laurier Avenue
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
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
Nepean
Merivale Arena
Howard Darwin
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Public consultation
renaming public institutions
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
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
sole sourcing
RFP
Competitive bidding
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
David Chernushenko
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Development
NIMBY
YIMBY
Communities
Intensification
Public consultation
Capital Ward
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
Lansdowne Park
Lansdowne Live
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group
CFRA
Mark Sutfcliffe
Competitive bidding
RFP
Larry O'Brien
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
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
Lansdowne Live
governance
Public consultation
Development
City of Ottawa
sole sourcing
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
 
Letter type:
August 29, 2012
City of Ottawa
James OGrady
OC Transpo
Ottawa
bus drivers
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
2010 Ottawa Municipal Election
amalgamation
Borough Council
community
governance
James O'Grady Campaign
Nepean
Voice
Ward 9: Knoxdale-Merivale
City of Ottawa
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
City of Ottawa
CN
Glens Community Association
James O'Grady
Knoxdale-Merivale
Nepean
Ottawa
The Glens
Via Rail
Ward 9

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My new Macleans op-ed notes that government legislation tends to attract a wide range of responses. Some bills grab the spotlight and become sources of heated... more
free speech
Social Media
Bill C-10
cdnpoli
  What—The Ottawa Senators making the playoffs this year? How’s that going to happen you might ask, after losing nine in a row early on? All season the Sens... more
Ottawa Senators
2021 NHL Playoffs
Brady Tkachuk
Hockey
Days after the government removed legal safeguards designed to ensure the CRTC would not regulate user generated content as part of Bill C-10, its Broadcasting... more
Bill C-10
Broadcasting reform
Social Media
free speech
Copyright law
CRTC
Section 4.1
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Liberal Party
Steven Guilbeault
Canadian Heritage
Canada’s long-term care (LTC) sector has been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 840 outbreaks have been reported in LTC facilities and... more
covid-19
long term care
cdnpoli
Seniors
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)