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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
      Covid 19 has robbed us of our chance to say goodbye.  Whether, the virus is directly involved or not, our ability to grieve is changing.  How do you say... more
Covid 19
pandemic
death in isolation
grief
funeral
family
Too often health, environmental, economic, and social equity goals are pitched against each other, as though we can never have one without the other. However,... more
Urban Boundary
City of Ottawa
COVID19
Housing
Homelessness
Ottcity
climate change
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
Canadians can be forgiven for scratching their heads in bewilderment these days. After having been told by Health Minister Patty Hajdu in January through early... more
coronavirus
corona
virus
Health
Healthcare
pandemic
federal
Government
canadian
hajdu
tam
#cdnpoli
#flatflattenthecurve
#JustinTrudeau
It would be difficult to design a transit project for Ottawa that would cost more (7 billion+) and do less. The LRT is a replacement system. It simply replaces... more
 
December 9, 2019
Nov 27th, Ottawa City Council Chamber: Most people arrived early for the Ottawa City Council discussion and vote on housing issues starting at 10 am. Among the... more
Ottawa
Housing
Landlord Licensing
Landlord Registration
Mayor Jim Watson
City Councillors
vote
ACORN
affordable housing
Tenant rights
The Provincial Governments’ declaration of a pro-nuclear agenda is designed to – generate heat for oilsands production, generate steam production for... more
cdnpoli
ONPoli
nuclear power
climate change
14 November, Luxembourg – Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest international public bank and the €555bn lending arm of the EU, ... more
oil and gas
climate change
Finance
Investment
  This report was published by the National Resources Defense Council and authored by Jennifer Skene and Shelly Vinyard.      
I awoke on the morning of the eleventh to the same news my fellow Canadians heard; Don Cherry, a mainstay of old-school “locker room talk” boisterous hockey... more
Don Cherry
Racism
Racism in sports
Canada
Remembrance Day
Fellow Greens, The Green Party of Canada was founded in 1983 on the shared ethos of the peace, anti-nuclear and environmental movements. Today, we Greens... more
 
By Guy
September 24, 2019
Peace
Peacekeeping
Foreign Policy
Elections Canada has erred because facts, although they should be the basis for political opinion, are not inherently political themselves.  A campaign that... more
climate change
2019 Federal Election
Elections Canada
On Saturday July 27th I had the privilege of joining a motorboat flotilla protest against an open-mound nuclear waste dump proposed for a Chalk River site... more
nuclear waste
Ottawa River
Chalk River
nuclear dump
CNL
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

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