Launched in 2013, Steps from the Canal is a blog on the political comings and goings of the city of Ottawa. It is written by Jonathan McLeod.
Jonathan was born at the Civic Hospital and raised in the neighbourhoods of Bel-Air, Agincourt, Carlingwood and Barrhaven. He has spent his life in Ottawa, currently living with his family in the Glebe.
Jonathan is a Fellow with the Canadian Council for Democracy, and is a writer and editor for their blog, the Commons. He has also contributed to such publications as The Ottawa Citizen, The Mark, Examiner.com, Apt613, The Politic and Ordinary Times.