Cannon Cycle Track a Success: Staff Report

Ryan McGreal, Published June 14, 2018
A new staff report recommends making the Cannon Cycle Track permanent and enhancing its physical protection.
Special Report: Cycling

Ward 7 Appointee Should Help Council Look More Like Hamilton

Craig Burley, Published June 12, 2018
The appointment of a replacement Ward 7 councillor is an excellent opportunity for Councillors to recognize that they are not, as a body, representative of the people they work for.
Municipal Election 2018 | 6 Comments

Community Engagement Should be an Ongoing Conversation

Cameron Kroetsch, Published June 12, 2018
We cannot continue to keep treating engagement as an exercise that happens once or only around one issue and then stops abruptly.
Municipal Election 2018

A Sad Day for Ontario

Ryan McGreal, Published June 08, 2018
Doug Ford won the election with a lazy, scandal-ridden campaign fueled by lies and cheap slogans. No one, not even Conservatives, should be particularly happy about this.
Ontario Election 2018 | 5 Comments

A Blue-Collar Worker Reflects on the Provincial Election

Patti Encinas, Published June 06, 2018
A government that focuses more on affluence and corporate profits will only broaden the gap between rich and poor. I worry about families like mine who will get caught in this growing net of have-nots.
Ontario Election 2018 | 1 Comment

Ontario Has a Revenue Problem, Not a Spending Problem

Ryan McGreal, Published June 05, 2018
When Ford says Ontario's spending is out of control, he's lying. When he says he can cut spending without cutting service, he's lying.
Ontario Election 2018 | 3 Comments

Theatre Review: Chekhov's 'The Bear' at The Pearl Company

Daniel GariƩpy, Published June 05, 2018
From the syncopated pulse-like prologue to the beautiful little Eden-inspired epilogue/apotheosis, this is not a production that anyone can afford to miss.

Metamorphosis: Climate Change Documentary Chronicles Ingenuity and Hope

Doreen Nicoll, Published June 04, 2018
From the deep ecological connection humans share, a radical form of optimism emerges. These stories of creative, flexible, versatile and systemic solutions offer hope of a livable future.
Healing Gaia

The Ontario PC Party is a Moral Shambles

Ryan McGreal, Published June 01, 2018
Doug Ford's PC Party openly panders to bigots, refuses to explain how they will pay for their promises, and can't even run nominations without chaos. Does anyone seriously think they're fit to govern?
Ontario Election 2018 | 5 Comments

Skelly Denounces Hate Website She Promoted at Christmas Event

Ryan McGreal, Published May 30, 2018
White supremacist hate groups and their sympathizers on the alt-right are lining up to endorse Doug Ford and the PC Party, and rote statements of disavowal are not good enough.
Ontario Election 2018 | 9 Comments

Speaking Out Against Non-State Torture: Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson

Doreen Nicoll, Published May 30, 2018
Using NST language is imperative because naming perpetrators as torturers conveys the true gravity and irrefutable brutality of their crimes.
Healing Gaia

Donna Skelly's Shameless Trail of Broken Promises

Ryan McGreal, Published May 29, 2018
Skelly's short, nasty political career is characterized by empty demagoguery, lack of basic preparation, backroom dealing, interfering in other wards, undermining professional staff and using voters as a stepping stone.
Ontario Election 2018 | 2 Comments

Bush Lady by Alanis Obomsawin to be Re-Issued

Doreen Nicoll, Published May 29, 2018
The rare, long out-of-print album has been remastered and is being released on 180-gram vinyl and CD with updated artwork and liner notes on June 15
Healing Gaia

Canada Could be the First Country to Eliminate Poverty

Nicole Smith, Published May 29, 2018
A guaranteed basic income could be a pathway to eliminate poverty in Canada.
Commentary | 1 Comment

Skelly Thanked for 'Shout Out' to Hate Website

RTH Staff, Published May 29, 2018
City Councillor and PC candidate promoted 'Free Bird Media' during a speech at a campus conservative function.
Ontario Election 2018 | 1 Comment

An Inconvenient Bollard

Ryan McGreal, Published May 25, 2018
The poor beleagured knockdown bollard on the northeast corner of Herkimer and Queen has had quite a ride in a short time.
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 4 Comments

An Important Anniversary for Human Rights in Ontario

Jonathan Lambert, Published May 22, 2018
The approach of the anniversary of the Ontario Human Rights Code presents opportunities to better understand fundamental rights and responsibilities.
Commentary | 4 Comments

Privatization a Bigger Risk than Service Cuts Under Doug Ford

Ryan McGreal, Published May 22, 2018
A Doug Ford Government is extremely likely to cut public services - but it is even more likely to privatize them.
Ontario Election 2018 | 3 Comments

Horwath Opens Door to Reallocating LRT Funding, then Backpedals

Ryan McGreal, Published May 18, 2018
The Ontario NDP leader said Hamilton could use the $1 billion LRT funding on another transit-related project, triggering a sharp backlash from Hamilton LRT supporters.
Ontario Election 2018 | 3 Comments

Self-Defence Program for Women with Lived Experience of Abuse

Doreen Nicoll, Published May 17, 2018
Jujitsu program to enable women who have experienced trauma to learn how to defend themselves and feel empowered.
Healing Gaia

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