By Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon

Ottawa is committing suicide

Will Ottawa be the first capital city to die a woke death?

By Patricia Adams and Lawrence Solomon for The Epoch Times


We may soon need to lay Ottawa to rest, following its decision to deny itself the necessities of life.

The fateful die was cast last month after the Enbridge energy company made what it believed to be an urgent and uncontroversial application to the Ontario Energy Board to replace a corroded 65-year-old natural gas pipeline—which is at high risk of failing—in the city of Ottawa with a modern pipeline able to reliably meet the city’s needs into the future.

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Patricia Adams is an economist and the President of the Energy Probe Research Foundation and Probe International, an independent think tank in Canada and around the world. She is the publisher of internet news services Three Gorges Probe and Odious Debts Online and the author or editor of numerous books. Her books and articles have been translated into Chinese, Spanish, Bengali, Japanese, and Bahasa Indonesia.

Lawrence Solomon is an Epoch Times columnist, author of 7 books, and executive director of the Toronto-based Consumer Policy Institute.

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  1. Energy Probe should write an open letter to each of Ottawa’s City Council members to explain why this is an impossible dream, and to ask to meet with and address City Council. Assuming all this will be rejected, we should follow up with an open letter to each Council member saying that history, and the people of Ottawa, will judge them harshly when their property values decline sharply and the City will bankrupt itself, requiring a Provincial bailout.

    Copies of this should be sent to Doug Ford, as the Province is responsible for bankrupt municipalities, and to the media.

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