Canada Ombudsman

Vets Ombudsman Quietly Reappointed By Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The Harper government quietly extended the term of the country's veterans ombudsman on the eve of the federal election.

Watching the Watchdog: Some Things I Don't Understand

Tim Knight | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

Tim Knight writes the regular media column, Watching the Watchdog, for HuffPost Canada. Some things I don't understand: What happened to that absolu...

Citizen Collaboration

Paul Hughes | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

Our towns and cities do not function in isolation. They do not exist in a vacuum. Municipalities can learn from one another's experiences. More importantly, citizens can too.

No 'Top Secret' For Military Ombudsman

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's military ombudsman is reviewing whether he has the right to look at cabinet secrets in light of stonewalling from the Harper governm...

Watching the Watchdog: The Globe Put Itself Before Readers

Tim Knight | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Business
Tim Knight

Margaret Wente, award-winning three-times-a-week columnist at the Globe and Mail is accused in the blog Media Culpa of serial plagiarism. Seems she's been exceeding sloppy in attributing sources which is a journalistic sin. It's clear to me that all three Globe journalists put their own interests and the interests of their employer before the interests of the people, their readers.