Letters

The Ottawa Sun's Sue Sherring writes about the shocking news that Ottawa mayor Jim Watson has blocked the Twitter account of the CasiNO advocacy group. This... more
 
Letter type:
April 20, 2013
Twitter
mayor
blocking
democracy
As environmental stewardship becomes more popular, many businesses and people are increasingly using biodegradable materials in their operations: envelopes,... more
Zero Waste
Pollution
Environment
Health
Sustainable Economy
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Waste management
Recycling
Composting
Biodegradeable materials
Parents have repeatedly told us that they want to provide health food options for their kids, but often find that the environment around them undermines those... more
 
Letter type:
April 20, 2013
Food
Health
Obesity
GMOs
Monsanto
Alex Munter
Ottawa
Children
Environment
Dear Mayor Watson and Ottawa City Councillors, As you know, Claridge is proposing to add five storeys to the existing 11-storey Union du Canada building... more
 
Letter type:
April 18, 2013
Development
Planning
Heritage
Byward Market
Lowertown
Claridge Homes
Heritage Conservation District
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Ages ago when I was just 12, Dave Brown wrote a column about me and my friends on a CARE cause we were on. This was for the Ottawa Journal. Accompanying the... more
 
Letter type:
April 17, 2013
southmarch
eco
watershed
Planning
Interesting to see how Mayor Watson is framing this issue, knowing full well that many Ottawa residents oppose his desire for a downtown casino. I certainly do... more
Casino
OLG
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
gambling
addiction
Dwight Duncan
Dear Mayor and Councillors, At the Manotick public meeting it was clear that Ottawa's proposed Official Rural Plan is a bureaucratic strategy that fails to... more
Official Plan
Rural life
Rural land use
Employment lands
Local food
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Planning
Development
Hazardous waste
City sewage sludge
Agricultural land
Jim Poushinsky
With all due respect to Jeffrey Simpson, I have to disagree with his assertion that 'Attack Ads' won't disappear because they work.' I would argue eventhough... more
Advertising
Advertising Standards Canada
Canadian politics
Conservative Party
Globe & Mail
Green Party
James O'Grady
Jeffrey Simpson
Liberal Party of Canada
Marketing
NDP
elections
Conservative Party of Canada
In the middle of the last century, “urban renewal” peaked as the cutting edge of urban planning. Renewal referred not to restoration or renovation of... more
 
Letter type:
April 13, 2013
Development
Intensification
Jay Baltz
Ottawa
Planning
City of Ottawa
Dear Editor, Re "Emerald ash borer devastates trees in two east-side parks" (Feb 5), injecting Ash trees with TreeAzin is called "expensive." Relative to what... more
Ash trees
Emerald Ash Borer
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Urban canopy
TreeAzin

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The Green Party of Canada issued a statement today regarding the filing of an application in Ontario Superior Court. The statement reads, “...the Green Party... more
Green Party of Canada
Politics
Annamie Paul
cdnpoli
In an ever deteriorating saga within the Green Party, there are indications that there is a coordinated attack taking place against the Green Party by its... more
Annamie Paul
Green Party of Canada
Politics
Elizabeth May
cdnpoli
For all the crazy political things that have happened since the last federal election in 2019, new Green Party leader Annamie Paul lying to the Globe and Mail... more
Green Party of Canada
Annamie Paul
leadership
climate change
Globe and Mail
cdnpoli
  On July 5, 2018, I Chief Jason (Rotisken:rakehte) Arbour requested ground penetrating radar from AANDC to locate our missing community members from Kana:tso... more
Kana:tso
Indigenous rights
St. James church
Hull
indigenous records
cdnpoli