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Greening Sacred Spaces Certificate Program

Guest post written by Katherine Forster at the Ottawa Chapter of Faith & The Common Good. Part of a series contributed by Kathryn Norman at Sustainable Eastern Ontario. 722 mots de plus

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First ministers meet in Ottawa to discuss climate change, health care

OTTAWA – Canada’s first ministers gather in Ottawa today, essentially to talk about climate change.

But their meeting appears set to be overshadowed by health care, aboriginal issues and international politics. 277 mots de plus

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Biden Watch: Vice president brings final tour (and memes) to Ottawa

Joe Biden, the U.S. vice president and international meme star, has landed in Ottawa for a two-day visit, his final one in office.

He spoke Thursday evening to a gathering of dignitaries that included former prime ministers Jean Chretien and Brian Mulroney, and U.S. 591 mots de plus

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Infrastructure levy a 'fancy way of raising taxes without saying it,' Mayor Watson says

Mayor Jim Watson dismisses infrastructure levies as hidden, vague tax increases.

« I think that’s sort of a fancy way of raising taxes by another two or three per cent without saying it, » Watson told the Citizen on Thursday. 742 mots de plus

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Committee approves $1.1B in spending, while festivals fear 2017

City councillors peppered staff with questions during a lengthy meeting Thursday but unanimously approved the community and protective services draft budget for 2017.

The budget, the largest overseen by a council standing committee, touches on several diverse areas of city operations, including paramedics, firefighters, cultural programs and parks. 247 mots de plus

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Councillor presses for closed circuit TV monitoring on troubled Jasmine Crescent

In the wake of Wednesday’s stabbing attack on Jasmine Crescent, the councillor for the area is pressing for closed circuit video cameras to help monitor the neighbourhood. 252 mots de plus

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