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Council Betrays Transit Riders by Delaying Service Improvements
Myke Hutchings, Published March 24, 2017
It seems the very people who were elected to help build and support the city as it grows toward the future fight tooth and nail against this future.
Special Report: Light Rail
Southern Ontario Gets Spencer MacKenzie's Blues
Shiona Mackenzie, Published March 24, 2017
While he may try not to look too far into the future, it isn't difficult to see it will be sunny, as Spencer continues to learn and exercise his musical chops with a busy concert schedule.
Arts and Music
Letter: We Support LRT Poster
Graham Crawford, Published March 23, 2017
Every logo represents taxes, rents, employment, salaries and civic contribution by leaders and owners who felt it important enough to demonstrate their support for LRT.
Special Report: Light Rail | 11 Comments
The West Hamilton School Accommodation Review, So Far
Jason Allen, Published March 22, 2017
School Board Trustees will be presented with at least eight options which they will have to weigh against the problems this accommodation review was launched to address.
Special Report: Education | 3 Comments
Ontarians Want to Protect Fresh Water
Doreen Nicoll, Published March 22, 2017
Mark World Water Day by taking steps to protect Canada's fresh water from corporate bottled-water exploitation.
LRT Support Letter from Anchor Institutions
Ryan McGreal, Published March 22, 2017
The letter expresses support for the benefits of transit investment and urges Council to continue implementing its rapid transit plan.
Special Report: Light Rail | 2 Comments
Major LRT Milestone Under Threat - We Need Your Help
Ryan McGreal, Published March 21, 2017
This vote should be a mere formality, but LRT opponents want to use it to obstruct, delay and ultimately kill the project.
Special Report: Light Rail | 3 Comments
Stills in Motion: Winter Tracks
Dave Harrison, Published March 21, 2017
We didn't get a lot of snow this winter, but it was enough for this haunting photo.
Stills in Motion
Take Whitehead's Advice and Make Yourself Heard
Craig Burley, Published March 17, 2017
This call to action on complete streets, bike lanes, parking lots, parking rates and LRT from a senior member of Council should not go unheeded.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 4 Comments
Angry Right-Wing Populist Whitehead Smears Movement for a More Inclusive City
Ryan McGreal, Published March 15, 2017
Whitehead wants the best of both worlds: to be seen magnanimously doing the right thing at a policy level, while at the same time dog-whistling the bitterness and resentment of cynical anti-urbanists who see the lower city as 'nowhere'.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 17 Comments
Evaluating Success Conditions for Hamilton Light Rail Transit
Kathleen Pereira, Published March 14, 2017
To achieve its full potential, LRT must be implemented in conjunction with supportive land use and transportation policy.
Special Report: Light Rail | 27 Comments
Podcast: Art, Anguish and Real Estate
Stephen Dale, Published March 13, 2017
Ruminations from the rust-belt revival in Canada's Steel Town on whether artists are the "foot-soldiers of gentrification".
Commentary | 1 Comment
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