Tag Archives: Government Publications

Government Printer Peeks

The release this week of the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will be the basis of much discussion.  The executive summary, at nearly 400 pages in length, provides a lot of reading. Other recent federal publications include an examination of The economic leadership and prosperity of Canadian women by the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, and a report to Parliament on Changes in debt and assets...
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Government Printer Peeks: Spring 2015

The Government of Ontario is looking for people to read and comment on their strategy to overhaul Long term Affordable Housing.  Also in the last month, various ministries at Queen’s Park  published plans and policy proposals for Home  and Community Care, Poverty Reduction, Beer Retailing and Distribution, and the Electricity sector  in our province. The 2015 guide to pick-your-own farms for fresh produce is due to be released in early...
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Government Printer Peeks: Q1, 2015

You may have heard or read about the motion passed in the House of Commons to extend and expand Canada’s military operations against the group known as ISIL.  Operation IMPACT is the Canadian Armed Forces’ mission to support the multinational coalition against ISIL in the Republic of Iraq and the surrounding region. Three documents released in the last few months provide insight into the Government of Canada’s policies for domestic...
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Government Printer Peeks

The recent judgment in appeal by the Supreme Court of Canada on the issue of physician assisted suicide should lead to more debate by the general public, members of health professions, and members of parliament. The original review by the Supreme Court on the Rodriguez case is available online, as are the backgrounders prepared by the Library of Parliament considering both Canadian and international examples. Ontario and British Columbia have issued...
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Windsor Solar Project REA reports: for public inspection at Central

Windsor Solar LP is proposing to build a renewable energy generation project on lands owed by the City of Windsor and contained within the Windsor International Airport. From now until the next public meeting to be held on Thursday January 29, 2015, copies of draft documents relating to the Windsor Solar Project, as required under the Environmental Protection Act, will be available for public viewing.  One set of the two...
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