Articles from December, 2005

Ecocities: Building Cities in Balance with Nature
This book is every bit as rich, dense, and lush as the proposed development that bears its name.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 14, 2005 in Reviews (0 comments)

An Amazing Ride
On the first anniversary of Raise the Hammer, editor Ryan McGreal looks back on the unlikely path that brought him here.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 14, 2005 in Media (0 comments)

Deer oh Dear
There are better ways than a deer cage to bring downtown children into contact with nature.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 14, 2005 in Editorial (3 comments)

Pick a Card, Any Card
I'm increasingly defined by the cards that are pressed in my wallet, stuffed in a pocket, and riding on the ass of my life.
by Kevin Somers
Published December 14, 2005 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Oh, the Struggles Ahead
Sometimes we can almost believe that the wheel of historical necessity within the invisible logic of events is turning, and turning the right way.
by Jeff Mahoney
Published December 14, 2005 in Commentary (0 comments)

It Lives!
Slowing down traffic and bringing a balance between pedestrians, cars, buses and bikes is essential to seeing downtown Hamilton become full of life and vibrancy.
by Jason Leach
Published December 14, 2005 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

A Decent Proposal
Even City Hall slowly appears to be realizing that investing some public money into core projects brings about a much higher rate of return than investing in sprawl.
by Jason Leach
Published December 14, 2005 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

'Country Living' in the City
While I understand the frustration of these Ancaster residents with respect to their traffic situation, I can't say that I'm overly sympathetic.
by Jason Leach
Published December 14, 2005 in City Life (0 comments)

Our Silicon Idolatry
Instead of finding facts and getting answers, perhaps we should be asking questions.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published December 14, 2005 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Sign Litter
Mobile signs are ugly, tacky, and distracting to motorists. The current by-law is not the problem; enforcement is.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published December 14, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (1 comment)

Hamilton CAN - if we want
It takes more than just a vote to make our democracy work. And it will take more than just a vote, or words on paper, to turn this town around.
by Ben Bull
Published December 14, 2005 in Accidental Activist (2 comments)

You had us from the opening line
We will remember David Hillen for his endless optimism, his never-say-die attitude, and his ongoing message of hope for our embattled core.
by Ben Bull
Published December 14, 2005 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Peak Oil Scenario Planning
For some reason, the idea of local governments preparing for peak oil - despite the fact that no one disputes that oil is a finite resource - has not taken hold.
by Lakis Polycarpou
Published December 14, 2005 in Suburbia Project (4 comments)

Dictating Democracy
Canadian voters are poised to offer up another minority government. That just might mean we are fed up with dictators.
by Ted Mitchell
Published December 14, 2005 in Ideas (1 comment)

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