Articles from January, 2006

Hamilton's Contrary Policies Regarding Public Transit
If we are to make progress in our goal of creating the city we want we have to sort out the contradictions in how we pay for transit.
by Roy Adams
Published January 27, 2006 in Special Report: Transit (0 comments)

Faux Fashion: Dead Furry Animals Make a Comeback
With technologically enhanced pop stars and washed-up celebrities now openly sporting furs, the slaughter of animals for fashion is once again on the rise.
by Paul Glendenning
Published January 27, 2006 in Opinion (3 comments)

Parking Should Be Free
An RTH reader argues that free parking downtown would encourage more people to come downtown.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 27, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

Homogeneousness
How many times have we seen this happen? Main Street, Quaint Town, Ontario becomes, well, Anytown USA.
by Ben Bull
Published January 27, 2006 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Downtown Update
Martini bar or coffee chain: Locke St. continues to evolve. James North hums, and King East shows signs of life.
by Jason Leach
Published January 27, 2006 in City Life (13 comments)

YaMan Restaurant
YaMan is sure to become a favourite lunch and dinner spot for downtown residents.
by Jason Leach
Published January 27, 2006 in Reviews (0 comments)

Funny, Peculiar, Interesting Times
The Chinese curse, May you live in interesting times, is much more malignant than it first appears.
by Kevin Somers
Published January 27, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

Petrodollar Warfare: Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar
If you want to enter this year with a better understanding of the large geopolitical forces shaping such events, you could do much worse than reading this book.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 27, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (6 comments)

Hurry Up and Kuwait
The earth's oil reserves just dropped by five percent. Which other countries are cooking the books?
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 27, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (0 comments)

If
If you think about it, if's a little word that provides plenty to think about.
by Kevin Somers
Published January 09, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Economics and Ecology
Our arbitrary property divisions don't extend to nature, and pollution ignores the property line.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 09, 2006 in Editorial (0 comments)

Boulevard of Repaired Dreams
Upper James is a nightmare today, but it would make a wonderful European-style boulevard.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 09, 2006 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (2 comments)

Downtown Update
Downtown's looking up with a flurry of new investments in the core.
by Jason Leach
Published January 09, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

Photo Tour: Winter in Hamilton
Remember that brief period late last year when it snowed in Hamilton? Jason Leach caught some of it on film.
by Jason Leach
Published January 09, 2006 in City Life (0 comments)

Big Box Blunder
If Centre Mall is going big box, so be it, but stop calling it revolutionary or modern.
by Jason Leach
Published January 09, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (1 comment)

Subsidy v. Investment
The world class Tube and TTC systems are not maintained by handouts, but investments. Hamilton had better pay attention.
by Ben Bull
Published January 09, 2006 in Accidental Activist (5 comments)

Good Grief!
Free speech is the fair price of our democracy, and patronizing remarks by our very own free press do nothing to encourage civic discussion.
by Ben Bull
Published January 09, 2006 in Accidental Activist (3 comments)

The Truthiness Hurts
Legions of determined amateurs are challenging the safe unreality manufactured by the purveyors of professional news and entertainment.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published January 09, 2006 in Digital Kayak (7 comments)

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