Op-Ed

Letters Of This Type

When we lived in the arctic during the 1970s and 80s I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time out on the land with the Inuit. Living beside Moonshine... more
Polar bears
climate change
Environment
Arctic
James Raffan
Paul Strome
fossil fuels
coal
Nova Scotia
cdnpoli
Factual history plays a huge role in regard to the racism that has been perpetrated against indigenous people in North America even before the first explorers... more
Fisheries
Racism
lobster
Indigenous
cdnpoli
Maritimes
Last week, Ottawa’s racialized communities and women across cultures looked for a gesture of solidarity from Ottawa Police Services members. To vote Matt Skof... more
Ottawa Police Services
Unions
Matt Skof
Policing
ottpoli
Canadian law
Eli El-Chantiry
October 2, 2020 Foreward: The following letter to the editor exemplifies the sort of commentary that is routinely rejected by corporate media “gatekeepers”.... more
Canadian arms deals
Turkey
Kurdistan
CF5 fighter jets
cdnpoli
The municipal level of government, more than any other, affects our daily lives. Policing, homelessness, urban planning and much more is addressed - or not... more
 
By Guy
August 20, 2020
Ottawa
Ontario
municipal
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

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