After the Flood: Uncertain Future for Global Climate Refugees

Paul Weinberg, Published July 24, 2017
Policy lags behind promises on environmental migration as climate change raises pressure for a global fix.
Special Report: Climate Change

Dear Drivers of Hamilton

Frances Murray, Published July 24, 2017
Sometimes turning an argument upside-down helps to demonstrate how silly it is.
Commentary | 6 Comments

No Loitering: A Rapid Tour of the Mountain Brow

Mark Fenton, Published July 21, 2017
It's the uneasy space between cultivation and chaos that enables the most transcendental consideration of human culture in the cosmos.
Photo Essay | 2 Comments

Tell the Government to Ratify Bill 26

Doreen Nicoll, Published July 20, 2017
Add your voice to the parliamentary committee reviewing the Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act to help improve it and save a woman's life.
Healing Gaia | 1 Comment

Beg Buttons Removed at Young and James

Kevin Love, Published July 20, 2017
The pedestrian 'beg buttons' have been removed from the intersection of James Street South and Young Street.
Eyes on the Street | 6 Comments

Ten Things Council Must Do Before Operating LRT

Dan Jelly, Published July 05, 2017
Council needs to demonstrate meaningfully that it values transit before the HSR can be entrusted to manage rapid transit.
Special Report: Light Rail | 15 Comments

Hamilton's Left-Handed Bicycle Stairway

Kevin Love, Published July 05, 2017
The new staircase from Mountain Avenue to Highland Gardens Park ('The Rez') only has a bicycle gutter on the left side.
Special Report: Cycling | 19 Comments

Risky 11th-Hour Motion to have HSR Operate LRT

Ryan McGreal, Published July 05, 2017
The best time to have had this discussion over who should operate the system was two years ago, when Council was signing the Memorandum of Agreement.
Special Report: Light Rail | 8 Comments

Review: All's Well by John Lefebvre

Margaret Lindsay Holton, Published July 05, 2017
This book challenges our sense of ethics: who is ultimately responsible for Justice and Liberty? Is it simply existing laws or is it us responsible for shaping those laws?
Reviews | 2 Comments

Interview with Alanis Obomsawin

Doreen Nicoll, Published July 04, 2017
Obomsawin's documentaries are a bridge to creating truthful reconciliation between our settler Nation and First Nations, Metis and Inuit Nations.
Healing Gaia

More to Intensification than Number of Units

Rob Fiedler, Published July 03, 2017
Greenwin's plans for 181 John Street North and 192 Hughson Street North raise a number of complex and interconnected planning issues that need City Council's attention.
Downtown Bureau | 7 Comments

Dangerous New Fence on the Escarpment Rail Trail

Kevin Love, Published July 03, 2017
As responsible adults, it is our responsibility to create a forgiving environment for children , an environment in which normal child behaviour does not cause harm.
Special Report: Cycling | 13 Comments

Reflections on 'Coming To Hamilton'

Daniel Hyams, Published July 03, 2017
Hamilton can be the city that leads the way in recognizing the employment opportunities for immigrants from across the globe, as we have done in the past.

Give Us Something to Celebrate

Doreen Nicoll, Published June 29, 2017
It's time to not only become an ally of the first inhabitants of this great land, but to work towards meaningful reconciliation with the true founding nations of this land. Then we will have something to celebrate.
Healing Gaia | 5 Comments

'Taxation is Theft' is Painfully Simplistic

Michael Nabert, Published June 29, 2017
Taxation is only theft if you're really sure that your life would be better in a place that didn't have all the services you rely on that taxes collectively pay for.
Commentary | 8 Comments

'Minor Variance' Would Remove 59 Family Apartments from Beasley

Alexandria Anderson and Michael Borrelli, Published June 28, 2017
The BNA calls upon concerned Hamiltonians to write your Councillor to oppose the removal of family units from Hamilton's apartment buildings and the use of "minor variances" as a loophole.
Downtown Bureau | 14 Comments

Ghostkeeper: Spiritual Explorer and Benevolent Warrior

Doreen Nicoll, Published June 28, 2017
This is a loving Metis family to be reckoned with. Hear their message and spread the Ghostkeeper word.
Healing Gaia

Review: Tara Bursey and Aaron Murphy, Two-Person Show at you me gallery

Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns, Published June 27, 2017
Bursey is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is heavily rooted in nature, while Murphy builds digital montages from a large collection of images he has created and acquired.

Storm Water Ponds Support Local Bird Life

Timothy R. Trebilcock, Published June 27, 2017
Storm water ponds are home to a chorus of peepers and frogs, silent snakes, salamanders and many different species of bird.
Commentary | 1 Comment

Review: Canadada: Take Two

Ryan McGreal, Published June 26, 2017
Released in time to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Constitution Act, this album tugs on the messy cultural threads that collectively make up the Canadian tapestry.
Reviews | 4 Comments

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