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Resident alleges Hudsonville school board members violated Open Meetings Act

The Holland Sentinel 31 Mar 2023
Texts show Ottawa Impact officials orchestrated law firm change before taking office ... Ottawa Impact violated spirit of OMA, stronger transparency laws needed ... One citizen group did just that and filed a lawsuit March 8, alleging the Ottawa Impact majority violated OMA at its inaugural meeting.

Grand Rapids OKs zoning change for 55-unit affordable senior housing project

Grand Rapids Business Journal 29 Mar 2023
Genesis earlier this year added Manistee-based Little River Holdings LLC, the non-gaming economic development organization of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, as a partner in the development, Wynbeek said ... Members of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians live in more than 200 households in Kent and Ottawa counties, Magnuson said.

Feds say direction to bring men in Syria home amounts to 'wholesale expansion' of law

North Shore News 27 Mar 2023
OTTAWA — A federal lawyer says ... Lawyer Anne Turley says the decision creates a new right to be returned to Canada, or even be rescued by Ottawa, when a citizen finds themselves in trouble abroad, despite no involvement of Canada in the foreign detention.

Multiple petitions demand resignation of controversial Ottawa school trustee

True North 27 Mar 2023
Multiple online petitions are demanding the resignation of progressive Ottawa public school trustee Dr ... The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) issued a statement condemning the petition as a “scurrilous attack”, and also wrote to to ask them to remove the petition, as reported by the Ottawa Citizen.

Police register FIR against Khalistan radicals for London protests

Hindustan Times 26 Mar 2023
New Delhi ... It is understood that the Modi government will file proper complaints against the violent protestors with the UK and US governments as well are examining invoking the domestic law against those Indian citizens identified as violent protestors in the Khalistan rally in London, San Francisco, Ottawa, and other places ... ....

Updated lawsuit: New commissioners hope to have political appointees run Ottawa County

The Holland Sentinel 25 Mar 2023
Health officer says Ottawa Impact commissioners targeted her ... A second lawsuit from a citizen group was filed against the board March 8, alleging the Ottawa Impact majority violated the state's Open Meetings Act at its inaugural meeting by communicating and making decisions behind closed doors beforehand.

Muslim man asked not to pray inside Ottawa train station

Arab News 24 Mar 2023
... Ottawa train station ... According to Ottawa Citizen news website, a video of the incident that went viral showed the guard in his security vest telling the man that his prayers were disturbing other station users ... Like, this is Canada? This is the nation’s capital? This is Ottawa?”.

Imagine a Life Like This: The Relentless Persecution of Hassan Diab

GlobalResearch 23 Mar 2023
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here ... 1. Hassan Diab Support Event, Ottawa, March 26, 2.30 pm ... at CARLETON DOMINION-CHALMERS CENTRE (355 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Ontario). Speakers ... “This, I think, is part of Canada’s obligation to protect its citizens.”. Read the full article by Andrew Duffy in The Ottawa Citizen ... .

Ottawa’s ‘most interesting man’ says kindness has been key to nearly a century of service

Ottawa Business Journal 23 Mar 2023
In a home with more awards and accolades on the walls than most people could ever imagine lives someone who might just be Ottawa’s most interesting man ... In 2009, Armitage was presented with the key to the city by then-mayor Bob Chiarelli on behalf of the council and the citizens of Ottawa in recognition of a lifetime of community and public service.

Canadian citizen-led inquiry into COVID lockdowns details spike in suicidal children, untreated cancer

Life Site 20 Mar 2023
... Citizen’s Inquiry last Thursday on its first day of hearings in Nova Scotia ... The National Citizen’s Inquiry commissioners will be listening to witnesses and taking submissions from the public next in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

IRAQ 20 YEARS: Joe Lauria — One Resignation May Have Stopped the Disastrous Invasion

Consortium News 19 Mar 2023
Major U.S ... Mr ... A Canadian chain called Southam News that published the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun and about a dozen other papers; Independent Newspapers of South Africa, publishers of The Star (Johannesburg), The Pretoria News, The Cape Times and 14 other newspapers ... But then I got a call from the Southam foreign editor in Ottawa.

Cheers: 03/18/2023

Traverse City Record-Eagle 18 Mar 2023
- To Darius Lopez, Urijah TwoCrow, Mjiikwis Sanchez, Mazhaquet Keshik and Zachariah Raphael. The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians citizens made Team Michigan — rising above hundreds of other basketball players from across the state — and will head to this summer’s North American Indigenous Games in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada ... .

Fitness app entrepreneur pumped by Hevy’s progress to $2M in annual revenue

Ottawa Business Journal 17 Mar 2023
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Citizenship oath at the click of a mouse would cheapen tradition: Tory critic

North Shore News 17 Mar 2023
OTTAWA — The Conservative immigration critic says a proposal to allow people to become a Canadian citizen with the click of a mouse "cheapens" an otherwise special moment for newcomers ... The Canadian Press. .

Topless protester thought Avril Lavigne was going to give her mic at Junos

Toronto Sun 16 Mar 2023
Hatherly, who has participated in topless climate protests in Victoria and Vancouver, said she is part of a group called On To Ottawa that is drawing ... She said the group will travel from the West Coast to Ottawa this spring to advocate for a “citizens assembly” on climate issues.

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