By Megan Delaire, Ottawa Community News, October 21, 2016 Nepean residents were invited to bring their municipal budget-related suggestions and questions to a pre-budget consultation the Nepean Sportsplex on Oct. 18, and they came prepared. The crowd was small – around two dozen people – but what they lacked in numbers they made up for […]
By Jacquelin Holtzman and Jim Durrell, Ottawa Citizen, October 21, 2016 Following is from a letter sent to the National Capital Commission by Jacquelin Holzman and Jim Durrell, former Ottawa mayors: In 1998, we, along with the late mayor, Lorry Greenberg, helped to bring a bad decision to the public’s attention. The province had decided […]
By Mel Cappe, Glen Hodgson, and Christopher Ragan, Ottawa Citizen, October 23, 2016 As members of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, we are pleased to see the growing national momentum for carbon pricing. Governments across this country are increasingly willing to implement policies that realistically promise a significant decline in greenhouse gas emissions. So […]
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