Today, April 17, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms celebrates its 32nd birthday. This great addition to Canada’s Constitution is worth celebrating given its transformative impact not only on our laws, but on our lives – not only on how we litigate, but on how we live.
The Ottawa West Nepean Liberals are pleased to continue our monthly social gathering, Politics in the Pub on April 28, from 7-9 pm. As part of our discussions on policies that OWN sponsored at the Montreal biennial, our topic for this month will be democratic reform and the changes to the elections act proposed by
On March 27 Ottawa West-Nepean federal Liberals welcomed the Hon. Ralph Goodale, MP for Regina-Wascana and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, to the home of Jim and Maureen Ramsay for an intimate meeting which included a Q&A session. Mr. Goodale’s long experience in Parliament provided a good framework for an excellent discussion about the
Ottawa West-Nepean Liberals: In your community Members of the Liberal Party of Canada in Ottawa West-Nepean have been active – and successful – in representing the concerns, views and aspirations of our community to Parliament through our elected representatives and to our Party in terms of policy and election platform development and to Parliament. On
The Ottawa West Nepean Liberal Association is proud to announce that we have adopted a park in our riding. We are happy to help to keep Copeland Park (between Maitland Ave and Navajo Dr) clean by visiting a few times per year and tidying it up. Our next visit to clean the park will be
We had lots of great discussions with a great turnout. Thanks to Honourable Ralph Goodale who was our speaker and truly made this a successful event. Be sure to keep up with us in following months, as we have a lot of great events planned.
Proceedings opened at 6pm Attendees: Brian, Andrew, Joshua, CT Tabled Documents: CBC – 6 themes to watch at the Speech from the Throne Romanow Report, 2002. Executive Summary, healthcare in Canada ___________________________________________________________________________________ Policy Discussion and Idea-Bouncing Results Healthcare focus on chronic illness […]
The following are the policies OWNYL will be presenting at the 2013 OYL Eastern Region Policy Parliament, held at the University of Ottawa on July 21st. Bicycle Safety in Ontario Chen-tao LaRochelle | Ottawa West – Nepean | Provincial Policy Proposal WHEREAS bicycles are considered “vehicles” under Ontario law and thus must obey all Ontario […]
Abstract Internet in isolated communities, especially in the Canadian North, is expensive and limited. With the end of the Community Access Program, seed funding is now gone for a number of communities. Like the railway of the 19th century, the internet and modern telecommunications can link the country and make the distances between our citizens […]
Abstract Foreign ownership of and profit from the Alberta oil sands is at an all-time high. Environmental concerns are frequently ignored, and the cost of Canadian oil and gas to Canadians is rising. Further, oil interests exercise unprecedented influence in politics. In order to begin correcting these issues, Canadian oil should be nationalized and new […]
Abstract Currently, low-impact sources of energy are not cost-effective. Limited, large-scale projects like wind and solar farms are good first starts, but putting those technologies on all doorsteps would jumpstart the industry. By providing a granting program to subsidize the installation of those technologies in new-built homes, contractors would be able […]