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Trudeau's greatest challenge in 2017? Engaging with US while protecting Canada, Baird says

Developing a constructive relationship with the incoming U.S. administration will be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “single greatest challenge” this year, said former Conservative foreign affairs minister… 635 more words


Today's letters: Upholding the law, more on the Civic hospital and the Farm

Law correctly applied in abuse case

Re: Why Ottawa’s child-torturing Mountie got bail, Dec. 1, 2016.

Gary Dimmock’s article implicitly criticizes Justice of the Peace Julie Lauzon’s judgment in releasing the ex-RCMP officer charged with abusing his son, and leaves the reader with the impression that the man was free to travel with his passport and see his other two children unsupervised. 729 more words


Sherring: As any mayor can see, politics behind hospital pick

This column has been updated to reflect that former NCC board member Jackie Holzman was not informed after an interview Saturday that Mayor Jim Watson’s office said later that day that the mayor did not know until the day of the announcement that the NCC had recommended Tunney’s Pasture as the site of a new Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital. 741 more words

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U.S. administration likely to approve Keystone XL pipeline, but softwood lumber dispute looms, former minister says

The protectionist policies of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump create a huge challenge for Canada as it tries to resolve trade concerns, former Conservative cabinet minister John Baird says. 466 more words

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Denley: The Civic hospital mess ends up back with the politicians who started it

The Ottawa Hospital board has made the right move in rejecting a flawed plan to move the Civic campus to Tunney’s Pasture. Now Ottawa’s political leaders face a huge challenge. 694 more words


Poilievre: Stick with the original Civic site selection on the Experimental Farm

The following is a letter from Carleton member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre, written to Sandra Candow, the project lead of the Ottawa Hospital site review, with the National Capital Commission. 1,181 more words


Editorial: NCC's criteria for a new Civic Hospital make sense

It’s too early to predict which of a dozen potential sites will eventually house the new Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital, but the process now underway to select it should cheer anyone interested in local health care. 414 more words

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