We encourage feedback on any and all issues of concern to residents. Please join us at our monthly meetings to discuss issues or send an email to President@khca.on.ca. We look forward to hearing your views!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Taxi & Limo Regulation with Service Review

Taxicab and Limousine Regulation and Service Review - Reports Available 
Thank you for your interest in the City’s review of taxicab and limousine regulation and service.

The consultant’s final report and the related staff report are available on Ottawa.ca (click on item 1 in the agenda). 

The Community and Protective Services Committee will consider staff recommendations at its meeting of 
April 7, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.

Those wishing to address the Committee in person are encouraged to register in advance by contacting the Committee Coordinator, Marc Desjardins at 613-580-2424, ext. 28821 or by e-mail at Marc.Desjardins@ottawa.ca

You can also listen to the Committee live online.

Federal Electoral Reform

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                       Specials Guest : Fair Vote Canada will present alternative voting models

                            TUESDAY, APRIL 12TH, 7:00 PM



Kanata-Carleton Citizens Advocacy K-CCA

Kanata-Carleton Residents Consulted about Electoral Reform this April

Fortunately electoral reform was part of the Liberal platform and it is equally fortunate that plans are
now underway for the legislation necessary for electoral reform.
MP Karen McCrimmon is preparing to mail out a questionnaire asking our opinion about what kind of
election system that would best suit Canada. Canada Post will deliver the questionnaire to every
household in her riding of Kanata-Carleton.

McCrimmon’s objective is to collect as much feedback as possible from her constituents, prepare a
report, and share it with her caucus colleagues, who might follow her lead, engage their constituents,
and collect some hard data.

You can expect to receive the questionnaire via Canada Post in early April. Please answer it and mail it back. 

It will be followed by a Town Hall meeting later in the spring where we will be able to engage   directly with McCrimmon on electoral reform.

The Kanata-Carleton Citizens Advocacy Group is planning an event to help inform, educate, and increase public engagement and awareness about electoral reform.

It will be held on April 12, at 7 pm at the Richcraft Recreation Complex, 4101 Innovation Drive, and is organized in partnership with Fair Vote Canada. 

The purpose is to provide information about democratic reform, so that our responses to the questionnaire will be more considered, and we will be able to better contribute to
McCrimmon’s Town Hall.

We are living in the first riding in Canada whose MP is actually asking for our opinions on electoral reform.

To further your knowledge of electoral options, check out: http://campaign2015.fairvote.ca 
and a short
video about Single Transferable Vote https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8XOZJkozfI.