Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

… colder than Vic Toews at a homeless shelter edition. Robbie’s Follies… Will he stay or will he go? We’ll know this morning. ================================================================================== As I am apt to do once in a while, I lamented the absence of a party leader, outside the GPO, with the balls to start the process of abolishing Ontario’s ...

It’s time to end of public funding for religious schools

In light of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association opposition to gay-straight alliances, and Ontario's large budget deficit, the Green Party of Ontario is the only party showing courage and leadership by calling for the end the wasteful and unjustifiable public funding of only certain religious schools. Our current system, of funding only certain denominations ...

Looking for Sponsors

In the run up to the Green Party of Ontario 2012 Annual General Meeting, May 4th to 6th in the lovely Niagara region, I'm looking for sponsors for the 7 motions I am submitting (4 policy, 2 constitutional, 1 bylaw):   Bylaw: Responsible Implementation of Members Directives – this motion would give The Provincial Executive ...

Special Diet Allowance at the Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board

Questions for Dave Bagler, Green party candidate for Ottawa-Vanier

10k for Hiring New Ontarians at the Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board

The Bridge at the Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board

Introduction at the Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board

Campaign Launch in Citizen

We launched our regional campaign at the Rainbow Bistro, Saturday September 3rd.  There was a great turn-out, it a fun night, and we raised so money heading in to the campaign.  Big success all around. In Ottawa-Vanier, Bagler said he has heard that his community feels ignored. "We're not big government, we're not big labour, ...

On CFRA’s Lunch Bunch

I was on CFRA's Lunch Bunch on September 5th. I was on CFRA's Lunch Bunch on September 5th. We covered a wide range of topics. One thing the host kept bringing up was the idea that this election is between two titans (the Liberals and Conservatives) but I have to disagree, this summer we knocked ...

Capital Pride + a Baby Squirrel

I had a great time this weekend at Capital Pride. I've been participating for a few years now and it's fun to see how the Green Party contingent grows each year, and how it at least seems like the crowd is growing every year. I liked the new route (the narrower street lets you interact ...

Introducing Ottawa-Vanier Green Party Candidate Dave Bagler

Media Release – For immediate release Introducing Ottawa-Vanier Green Party Candidate Dave Bagler Ottawa,ON (August 17, 2011) – The Green Party of Ontario welcomes Dave Bagler to its growing Green team. "I'm excited to be working with Dave Bagler to share our Green vision and values with fellow citizens. Dave is committed to serving his ...

Ottawa-Vanier Green Party Candidate Off to an Early Start

Media Release – For immediate release Ottawa-Vanier Green Party Candidate Off to an Early Start OTTAWA (July 26, 2010) — Dave Bagler, the Green Party of Ontario’s candidate in Ottawa-Vanier and Community and Social Services critic, is proud to announce that his campaign has already visited nearly 4,000 households. With over a month to go ...

TOMORROW Green Party of Ontario Super Saturday in Ottawa

With the Ontario election quickly approaching the Green Party of Ontario is launching Super Saturday canvassing drives across the province. This upcoming Saturday, July 23rd Greens from the Ottawa area will be meeting downtown to share the Green Party vision with voters. read more

A Great introduction to the Green vision.

This is why I'm so comfortable running under the Green banner, the GPO has simply put forward the most comprehensive, realistic and hopeful plan for Ontario. Please watch the introduction video and then read our platform at www.itstimeforgreen.ca, I think you'll be glad that you did.

Green Party of Ontario Platform Launch

Our platform was launched on May 25th in Toronto, since then Mike Schreiner has been touring the province outlining the Green Party's vision for Ontario. The GPO plan tackles the major issues facing Ontario and Ottawa-Vanier openly and honestly. Our platform is not just comprehensive it responsible. The Green Party of Ontario has committed to ...

Child Welfare in Ontario

Ontario does have a strong and modern child welfare system. In a letter published late last year the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) stated that, "Ontario has the lowest number of children in care in Canada, per capita, second only to Prince Edward Island. All of these results demonstrate that more children are ...

Action Sandy Hill Profile in Local Paper

The local neighbourhood newspaper in Sandy Hill is the Image. They are profiling Action Sandy Hill board members and I was asked what surprised me the most upon joining the board.     read more

Centre 454

Here's a little background on the media release that was sent out last week. Centre 454 is a day-shelter that is moving back into Sandy Hill. The communications regarding the move was not handled well and many in the community are upset about the shelter—both what they know about it and what hasn't been communicated. ...

Kevin O’Donnell for GPO Male Deputy Leader

Kevin O'Donnell, provincial candidate in Ottawa Centre, GPO critic for Infrastructure & Municipal Affairs and Housing has thrown his hat in the ring for male deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario. I am supporting Kevin and I hope you will too. Kevin has been fixture of the Green scene in Ottawa since the ...