Articles from November, 2005

A Silk Purse from a Sow's Ear
Hamilton has an opportunity to present itself as Canada's newest green city, open to healthy, sustainable economic development.
by Jason Leach
Published November 28, 2005 in Maple Leaf in Glanbrook (6 comments)

Making a List? Check it Twice
Whatever happened to the list of companies just waiting for highway access to Glanbrook Park? It's still there, but it doesn't contain the names you expected.
by Jason Leach
Published November 28, 2005 in Downtown Bureau (1 comment)

Pig Out
As usual, Hamilton City Council struggles to bring home the bacon.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published November 28, 2005 in Maple Leaf in Glanbrook (2 comments)

Christmas Time in the City
Take the opportunity to do your Christmas shopping in a real neighbourhood instead of a suburban mall or big box strip.
by Jason Leach
Published November 28, 2005 in City Life (0 comments)

Only in Hamilton: Green Thai Curry and Disputed Gouda
Ben somehow manages to use the "s" word in a family magazine, dragging Raise the Hammer to new journalistic lows.
by Ben Bull
Published November 28, 2005 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

Designing Hope
Discover how a gingerbread house can provide food and shelter for the homeless.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 28, 2005 in Feature (0 comments)

Sidebar - Architecture and Homelessness
Design Hope volunteers talk about the role architecture and the arts can play in creating cities that have room for everyone.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 28, 2005 in Feature (0 comments)

Sidebar - Sharing the Pain: Chest Hair for Shelter
Dan Medakovic has agreed to have his chest waxed to raise over $1,000 in donations for Design Hope.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 28, 2005 in Feature (2 comments)

Designing Livable Cities: An Interview With Donald Schmitt
DSAI Principal Donald Schmitt talks about sprawl, two-way streets, and the role citizens play in ensuring good architecture.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 28, 2005 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

Diagnosing our Health Care Woes
Health care privatization misses the real cause of Canada's health care funding problem: Big Pharma.
by Ted Mitchell
Published November 28, 2005 in Ideas (0 comments)

Violence Linked to Sprawl
Before sprawl, children could depend on the whole community for support, guidance, and direction in the absence of a parental figure.
by Douglas E. Morris
Published November 28, 2005 in Opinion (0 comments)

Review: A Short History of Progress
Humans share a long history of fouling our nests and moving on. What happens when there's nowhere left to go?
by Ben Bull
Published November 28, 2005 in Reviews (4 comments)

Word on the Street
Ben jingles some bells and recounts the sweet music they play.
by Ben Bull
Published November 28, 2005 in Events (0 comments)

No Two Ways About It
All the myriad encounters and interactions that take place in city streets collectively add up to city life, city economy, and city culture.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 10, 2005 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (1 comment)

Two Futures: The Suburban Home
Sprawl living stretches out like a life sentence in isolation.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 10, 2005 in Suburbia Project (3 comments)

Two Futures: The Sustainable Home
Wake up from the "American Dream" and start building a community worth living in.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 10, 2005 in Suburbia Project (3 comments)

Review: The Oil Factor
The Oil Factor tried to be two movies at once: is this movie about war crimes or geopolitics?
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 10, 2005 in Special Report: Peak Oil (0 comments)

Getting There in Suburbia
The end of suburban affluence could inaugurate a civic renaissance, keeping people too busy building rich, diverse neighbourhoods to notice that their nominal "living standards" are in decline.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 10, 2005 in Suburbia Project (0 comments)

Legitimizing the Crackdown
The City of Hamilton's campaign to 'shoot the wounded' after the Red Hill battle is characterized by disdain for the truth.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 10, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Only in Hamilton
It didn't take Ben long to realize that Hamilton is a town unlike any other. We tell it like it is.
by Ben Bull
Published November 10, 2005 in Accidental Activist (4 comments)

Requiem for Ted and Gloria
Over the years, Canadian Tire's Ted has been the epitome of the Canadian Dream, writes Ben Bull.
by Ben Bull
Published November 10, 2005 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Word on the Street
Ben Bull sprinkles pixie dust over the city and describes what unfolds.
by Ben Bull
Published November 10, 2005 in Events (0 comments)

Reclaiming Reality
Every time you go for a walk and get more enjoyment from it than by buying into the latest fad, you vote against economics defining your life.
by Ted Mitchell
Published November 10, 2005 in Ideas (0 comments)

Scrooged!
Don't let big business control your Christmas gift-giving this year.
by Jason Leach
Published November 10, 2005 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

Photo Tour: Autumn in Hamilton
Hamiltonians are blessed to have a variety of vistas and urban scenes to enjoy as the leaves change colours and the days grow shorter.
by Jason Leach
Published November 10, 2005 in City Life (1 comment)

Art in Hamilton
Think of how dreary life would be without art, movies, theatres, operas, symphonies, and literature.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published November 10, 2005 in Suburban Bureau (0 comments)

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