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Hard Rock Casino Ottawa Set for Massive Expansion

Hard Rock Casino Ottawa Set for Massive Expansion

Rideau Carleton Raceway on Albion Road in Ottawa is set for a huge expansion, after council members voted 18-5 in favour of Hard Rock’s proposal to build a mega casino. Hard Rock Casino Ottawa is now free to build an extension to the raceway that includes a hotel and concert theatre, and will also [...]

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Canada & the 2018 World Cup: Impacts and What to Expect in 2026

Canada & the 2018 World Cup: Impacts and What to Expect in 2026

How the FIFA World Cup Is Influencing Canadian Football By looking at the history of US football it’s easy to predict what fortunes may befall Canada after they host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The football scene in America battled to take off for over 30 years, but after the 1994 World Cup this [...]

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Canada Post is looking for a new CEO, but the job comes with significant challenges

Canada Post is looking for a new CEO, but the job comes with significant challenges

Looking for a new job? Canada Post is looking for a President and Chief Executive Officer. But it’s not a position anyone should consider lightly. The new CEO will face daunting challenges managing Canada Post’s operational, financial and governance deficiencies in this digital age, [...]

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Our Health System Fails the Elderly

Our Health System Fails the Elderly

By: David Wiercigroch and Caberry Weiyang Yu Hospital overcrowding is not a new issue. Limited bed spaces have plagued Ontario hospitals for years and are increasingly straining our system. Not only are long wait times a shameful expectation when patients arrive in the emergency department, providing [...]

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Do you really need SEO? Here are some reasons why your company requires search engine optimization!

Do you really need SEO? Here are some reasons why your company requires search engine optimization!

If there’s one thing that can be super hard for a company, that would be getting the right exposure. Marketing your products and earning good money from them is very important. But the reality is that marketing implies a lot of costs, and you never know if you will see your investment back or not. [...]

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When rights collide: Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination?

When rights collide: Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination?

In a society that prizes the “rights and freedoms” guaranteed to us by our constitution, sorting through what to do when rights collide can be challenging. This past week, the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with that very issue. The Supreme Court protected the dignity of LGBTQ people in [...]

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The Death Knell for the RCMP

The Death Knell for the RCMP

By: Darryl Davies This past week, Canadians learned of the tragic death of former RCMP officer Krista Carle who took her own life after battling PTSD that she acquired as a consequence of being bullied and harassed on the job. Her death came on the heels of a 1.1 billion dollar class action lawsuit [...]

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Little being done about the staggering number of Indigenous people in jail

Little being done about the staggering number of Indigenous people in jail

Not long ago, First Nations people “caught” leaving their reserve would be arrested and thrown in jail. Even more recently, Indigenous children were stolen from their parents by the Canadian government, to attend Residential Schools, in what has been described as cultural genocide. A justice [...]

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Alta Vista Ward candidate Lang-Dion calls for temporary halt to Heron Gate development

Alta Vista Ward candidate Lang-Dion calls for temporary halt to Heron Gate development

In May, Timbercreek Communities announced their plans to evict hundreds of people from their low-rent townhomes homes along the east-west extension of Baycrest Drive to Sandalwood Drive. It is time to press the reset button on Heron Gate so that the re-development of this community is inclusive, sustainable [...]

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Don’t underestimate the importance of a Healthy Eating Strategy

Don’t underestimate the importance of a Healthy Eating Strategy

The long process of updating Canada’s Food Guide and reforms to nutrition labeling will soon become a reality. Collectively called Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy, the proposals by Health Canada have been open to public consultation – and, unfortunately, industry lobbying. No one [...]

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