Plenty of Reasons to Protect 1 St. James Place from Demolition

Geoff Roche, Published November 26, 2015
Designed by William Russel Souter, built by Pigott Construction and representing the Art Moderne style, 1 St. James more than deserves its Heritage designation.
Special Report: Heritage | 11 Comments

Time to Close the Gender Pay Gap

Doreen Nicoll, Published November 26, 2015
April 20, 2015 was last year's Equal Pay Day for Ontario. This illustrates how far into the current year women must work in order to earn the same amount men earned the previous calendar year.
Healing Gaia | 1 Comment

Time to Reject the Status Quo and Reimagine Our Public Space

John-Paul Danko, Published November 26, 2015
The single biggest issue facing Hamilton is our collective tendency to settle for the status quo.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 6 Comments

Whitehead's Proposed Complete Streets Moratorium is Nakedly Cynical

Ryan McGreal, Published November 26, 2015
It is Whitehead's job as a Councillor to lead for the good of this entire city, not to play this childish game of divisive political theatre.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 64 Comments

Victim Blaming By Police After Pedestrian Struck on Sidewalk

Ryan McGreal, Published November 25, 2015
The police can't fix what ails Hamilton's streets, but they can stop adding insult to injury - literally - by conceiving and describing collisions in language that blames the pedestrian for daring to get in the way of a car.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 27 Comments

Corporations Behaving Badly

Jim Sweetman, Published November 25, 2015
Maybe society would be better off if governments spent money directly on benefits to people rather than channelling the aid through corporate incentives and subsidies.

Colour My World Orange!

Doreen Nicoll, Published November 25, 2015
Today is the official launch of the United Nation's Orange the World Campaign to end violence against women.
Healing Gaia

Help Chart Beasley Neighbourhood's Future

Allison Chewter and Michael Borrelli, Published November 24, 2015
In anticipation of the five-year anniversary of the Beasley Neighbourhood Plan, the BNA is conducting a year-long consultation with residents and other community service agencies to determine priorities and action-items for the 2016-2021 Plan.
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How to Let Upper Wellington Become a Local Commercial Centre

Ryan McGreal, Published November 24, 2015
Modest changes initiated now could make a huge difference over the next decade.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 12 Comments

Preview: Borderline Me by Robin Zee

Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns, Published November 24, 2015
The version of this one-woman play being presented at the Spice Factory will be different from previous performances and definitely worth a second look.

Ferguson Coleman Shove Partial Surveillance Video Released

Ryan McGreal, Published November 23, 2015
The first 15 seconds of a video of Ancaster Councillor Lloyd Ferguson shoving Joey Coleman has been released.
Media | 21 Comments

Review: Spirit of the Narrows

Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns, Published November 23, 2015
In an age of American Idol and almost pre-fab music learning, it was refreshing to take a more in-depth look at another spirit of cultural learning and exploration.
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