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Ottawa Tulip Fest celebrates its 70th anniversary. Photo by Erica Howes

Tulip Festival brings history and multiculturalism to Ottawa parks

Posted May 22, 2015

By Erica Howes Vibrant colours, cultural performances and blooming flowerbeds sprinkled across the parks of Ottawa May 8-18, as the Canadian Tulip Festival celebrated the ...

Growing number of firefighters fighting fewer fires

Posted May 14, 2015

Growing number of firefighters fighting fewer fires The number of reported fires in Ontario fell by 41% while the number of firefighters increased by 36% ...

Some economic advice for Premier-designate Rachel Notley

Posted May 12, 2015

Some economic advice for Premier-designate Rachel Notley Take a balance sheet approach to managing Alberta’s assets By Mark Anielski EDMONTON/ AB, Troy Media/ – If ...

Why this U.S. doctor is moving to Canada

Posted May 5, 2015

Why this U.S. doctor is moving to Canada Tired of being subjected to the whims of the US medico-industrial complex By Emily Queenan ROCHESTER, NY/ ...

May Day protesters denounce Bill C-51

Posted May 3, 2015

Hundreds of protesters took to Ottawa streets for the annual May Day march.  Story and Photos by Evelyn Shen Yu At the annual May Day ...

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Healthcare check delivers mixed results

Posted May 21, 2015

Healthcare check delivers mixed results There’s a lot of room for improvement in the Canadian health system By Robert McMurtry LONDON, ON, /Troy Media/ – ...

Safer rail transport still can’t compete with pipeline safety

Posted May 19, 2015

Safer rail transport still can’t compete with pipeline safety Crude oil exports by rail from Canada to the U.S. have increased from 42,000 bbl a ...

Time to rethink the way we understand First Nations

Posted May 16, 2015

Time to rethink the way we understand First Nations First Nations firmly rooted on both sides of the resource development debate By Trevor McLeod and ...

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6 surprising things about Ottawa

Posted May 10, 2015

6 surprising things about Ottawa Once dubbed “the town that fun forgot”, Canada’s capital is proving the naysayers wrong By Peter Johansen OTTAWA, ON/ Troy ...

Rights are the key to First Nations’ citizenship

Posted May 7, 2015

Rights are the key to First Nations’ citizenship We now know for certain that the collective ownership premise is false By Robert McGarvey EDMONTON, AB/ ...

Credit: Latin American Film Festival Ottawa

19th Latin American Film Festival in full swing

By Stephen Koster Photo credit: Latin American Film Festival and Stephen Koster The 19th annual Latin American Film Festival in Ottawa is in full swing, ...

How do I decide who to vote for?

Posted May 1, 2015

How do I decide who to vote for? Politicians can only abuse their power and ignore voter preferences if you don’t bother to vote By ...

Community

Ottawa Tulip Fest celebrates its 70th anniversary. Photo by Erica Howes

Tulip Festival brings history and multiculturalism to Ottawa parks

Posted May 22, 2015

By Erica Howes Vibrant colours, cultural performances and blooming flowerbeds sprinkled across the parks of Ottawa May 8-18, as the Canadian Tulip Festival celebrated the ...

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May Day protesters denounce Bill C-51

Posted May 3, 2015

Hundreds of protesters took to Ottawa streets for the annual May Day march.  Story and Photos by Evelyn Shen Yu At the annual May Day ...

Credit: Latin American Film Festival Ottawa

19th Latin American Film Festival in full swing

Posted May 3, 2015

By Stephen Koster Photo credit: Latin American Film Festival and Stephen Koster The 19th annual Latin American Film Festival in Ottawa is in full swing, ...

Opinion

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Healthcare check delivers mixed results

Posted May 21, 2015

Healthcare check delivers mixed results There’s a lot of room for improvement in the Canadian health system By Robert McMurtry LONDON, ON, /Troy Media/ – ...

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Safer rail transport still can’t compete with pipeline safety

Posted May 19, 2015

Safer rail transport still can’t compete with pipeline safety Crude oil exports by rail from Canada to the U.S. have increased from 42,000 bbl a ...

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Time to rethink the way we understand First Nations

Posted May 16, 2015

Time to rethink the way we understand First Nations First Nations firmly rooted on both sides of the resource development debate By Trevor McLeod and ...

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Growing number of firefighters fighting fewer fires

Posted May 14, 2015

Growing number of firefighters fighting fewer fires The number of reported fires in Ontario fell by 41% while the number of firefighters increased by 36% ...

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Some economic advice for Premier-designate Rachel Notley

Posted May 12, 2015

Some economic advice for Premier-designate Rachel Notley Take a balance sheet approach to managing Alberta’s assets By Mark Anielski EDMONTON/ AB, Troy Media/ – If ...

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