I generally find Joanne Chianello’s columns to be well informed and well researched. She is typically an example for other journalists to follow. Sadly, Saturday’s column was an exception. Her premise that our Conservative government has “disdain” for local residents is simply false.
At a small reception on Parliament Hill today, John Baird awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award to these outstanding individuals from Ottawa West-Nepean.
Jan. 4, 2013 — John Baird, MP for Ottawa West-Nepean and Foreign Affairs Minister, visits the Ottawa offices of General Dynamics to talk about the next phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan and how it might help create jobs in Ottawa and across Canada. With December’s job growth of 39,800 net new jobs nationwide, and [...]
In a private recognition ceremony surrounded by friends and family, Audrey Johnston, a long-time volunteer and resident in Ottawa’s west end, was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West – Nepean.
Today, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Minister responsible for the National Capital Commission (NCC), Mr. Russell Mills, Chair of the NCC Board of Directors and Ms. Marie Lemay, NCC’s Chief Executive Officer announced the renaming of the Ottawa River Parkway as Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jul 27, 2012 — Today, John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean and Foreign Affairs Minister, on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada and Minister for Status of Women, announced that the Government of Canada [...]
With Bluesfest, HOPE Volleyball and all that Ottawa has to offer during the sum-mer, I hope you will all find a way to enjoy some time outside with family and friends.
An investment in youth programming is developing strong leaders in hundreds of communities across Canada. John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament (Ottawa West – Nepean), today announced funding for Scouts Canada on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre Annual recently held their annual “Celebrating Diversity Event” which I was happy to attend. It was great to see the support they receive from the community and some of the many ways they serve the community.
I hope you all have the opportunity to partake in the many festivities surrounding the Tulip Festival.