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OttawaWatch 129: The emergence of David Onley (revised).

Article synopsis: Revised article that discusses the appointment of David C. Onley as Ontario's lieutenant-governor and how he and his family have integrated their Christian faith with community service. The revision includes quotes from Brian Stiller, president of Tyndale University College and Seminary (now Tyndale University), where Onley studied.

OttawaWatch 163: West heads east ? maybe.

Article synopsis: Discusses four federal by-elections in terms of their relative effects on the future goverance in Ottawa. The by-elections are: two in Toronto, Vancouver/Quadra, and northern Saskatchewan.

OttawaWatch 166: Toward marketplace transformation.

Article synopsis: Discusses three stories on the theme of marketplace transformation from attending the Purpose@work conference in Toronto that used Christian motivation to resolve poverty: 1) Ed Silvoso, an Argentinean native, an evangelist, hopital administrator and banker spoke of five pivotal paradigms for nation transformation as social indicators in the elimination of systemic poverty; 2) Rios Brook, a Florida pastor, who addressed ways to interact with others that brings out conflict of an issue to allow for non-threatening exploration of alternative views; and 3) David Rae, former president of Apple Canada who shared about evangelizing in the workplace.

OttawaWatch 270: Mothers and a harbinger.

Article synopsis: Discusses the triumph of communication technology over a volcano cloud at MissionFest held in Toronto, in particular speaker Chamberlain Froese who spoke that the maternal child care debate in Canada has become politicized.

OttawaWatch 277: More and more Summits.

Article synopsis: Discusses two faith-based upcoming Summits, both triggered by Canada's hosting of the G-8 and G-20 Summits, the World Religions Summit and the Faith and Business Leaders' Summit. The article opens with the author's further comments of Marci McDonald's book The Armageddon Factor: the Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada.

OttawaWatch 297: A Don Bosco-ese mayor.

Article synopsis: Discusses the election of Rob Ford, as mayor of Toronto. In addition, the article talks about the development of Christian Commitment Research Insitute, whose main work is the publishing of religious commitement monographs.