Letters

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
I am critical of the recommendation made in Report ACS2020-PIE-EDP-0012. I believe that the Full Intensification Option is better than the Balanced Scenario.I... more
ottpoli
Intensification
urban sprawl
It appears that the only thing that can cool off Canada’s red hot housing market is a global pandemic. April saw a ten percent reduction in Toronto home prices... more
covid-19
real estate
cdnpoli
When I pronounced during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday that “Oil is dead,” I expected neither surprise nor outrage. I thought I was just pointing... more
climate change
Oil
cdnpoli
covid-19
While the pandemic marches on, it's another workday at Burnaby Terminal, the oil storage "tank farm" that is being doubled in density as part of the Trans... more
climate change
cdnpoli
bcpoli
Oil
LNG
tar sands
Re: Ottawa’s New Official Plan - Growth Management Strategy ACS2020-PIE-EDP-0012 Dear Mayor Watson and City Councillors, The purpose of this letter is to... more
Urban Boundary
Intensification
urban sprawl
neighbourhoods
Communities
FCA
Ottcity
ottpoli
How is it that the people on the front lines in the battle with COVID-19 are the lowest paid and least appreciated workers in the pandemic? Long term care and... more
covid-19
health care
hazard pay
It is not fair to recognize some frontline health workers for their heroic contributions during COVID-19 and not others. Workers standing shoulder-to-shoulder... more
covid-19
Public health
health care
Next week, the Planning Committee of City Council has a big decision to make that will shape how Ottawa grows between now and 2046 through its new official... more
Ottawa
Planning
cities
Sustainability
greenspace
Environment
Ottcity
ottpoli
Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the urban boundary dispute, one has to wonder if the City of Ottawa was simply making a show of their climate change... more
climate change
coronavirus
covid-19
Urban Boundary
urban sprawl

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A new streaming show is hitting the Net next week. Unpublished.tv is a weekly live and interactive half hour streaming show, that looks at the burning issues... more
UnpublishedTV
UnpublishedCafe
UnpublishedVote
covid-19
Warren Kinsella
Peggy Mason
Raywat Deonandan
cdnpoli
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