Articles from March, 2006

The Hamilton Poverty Project
The Hamilton Poverty Project
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 18, 2006 in Comic (1 comment)

Data Insecurity
Communicating through screens puts distance between people. The people you deal with become less real as a result.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published March 18, 2006 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

Busy Signal
Hamiltonians for Progressive Development ask Mayor Di Ianni and City Council to keep their promise and respond to the group's open letter of August 23, 2005.
by Michael Desnoyers and Jack Santa-Barbara
Published March 18, 2006 in Opinion (1 comment)

The Treasure Hunt
For some reason, I have no idea why, I woke up one morning and decided it would be a great idea to put on a Treasure Hunt in my local park.
by Ben Bull
Published March 18, 2006 in Accidental Activist (2 comments)

Downtown is Looking Up
Don't look now, but downtown Hamilton is potentially on the verge of a major makeover.
by Jason Leach
Published March 18, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (8 comments)

Downtown Update
Jason trawls the core for juicy morsels of news.
by Jason Leach
Published March 18, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (9 comments)

Nightlife is the Key
Creative people, who will determine the success of cities, demand thrilling activity.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 18, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

Greenfields Are Part of the Mix
If we are to accommodate the expected growth of 200,000 people in Hamilton and provide jobs for them, we will need a mix of strategies.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 18, 2006 in Letters (0 comments)

Peak, er, Pique Your Interest?
Peak oil is about to go mainstream. Will that make any difference?
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 18, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (1 comment)

A Humble Workhorse Again
Now that Lister been irreversably framed as an "endangered heritage landmark," it's in everybody's best interest to keep it. Who would want to invest in a self-destructive Hamilton?
by Adam Sobolak
Published March 18, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (0 comments)

For The Road, Girls
If you were going to be on a deserted island and could only bring ten CDs, what would they be?
by Kevin Somers
Published March 18, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

A Chip Off the Old Block
LIUNA's newest plans to rebuild the Lister Block hews much closer to the original building.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 18, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (10 comments)

Peak Oil is Now Official
Mexico's supergiant Cantarell oilfield is now in decline. Can the rest of the world make up the shortfall?
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 18, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (12 comments)

Peak Oil Paradigm Shift: The Urgent Need for a Sustainable Energy Model
Instead of a doomsday scenario, Peak Oil Paradigm Shift author Bilaal Abdullah paints a possible future without oil and energy wars.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 18, 2006 in Reviews (1 comment)

King East Sails off a Sandbar
I look forward to the day – and it's coming soon – that King East and The International Village can shine proudly on the city like it so deserves.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 18, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (4 comments)

Step Back
We will set a precedent with Lister ­ either destroy and rebuild or lovingly restore and pass on a spectacular built heritage for generations to come.
by Jason Leach
Published March 01, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (0 comments)

Restore the Lister
According to a recent assessment by an experienced architect, the Lister Block is structurally sound and a good candidate for restoration.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 01, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (1 comment)

Hamilton's Anti-Idling Campaign
Hamilton's Anti-Idling Campaign
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 01, 2006 in Comic (6 comments)

No Idle Matter
After spending hundreds of millions of dollars for a highway to sprawl development on the southeast mountain, we can't afford an anti-idling bylaw?
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published March 01, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (3 comments)

Twilight in the Desert
This tremendous book challenges readers to consider the unthinkable - the approaching day when Saudi Arabian oil production goes into decline.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 01, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (3 comments)

It's a Sprawl World After All
It doesn't make a strong case connecting violence to sprawl, but this book does a great job of offering concrete solutions.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 01, 2006 in Reviews (1 comment)

Wheel of Misfortune: Religion, Conflict, and Cooperation
Religions exist on a continuum from deep contemplation and thoughtfulness on one end to superficiality and vanity on the other.
by Ted Mitchell
Published March 01, 2006 in Ideas (0 comments)

From Bombed Out to Booming
If all of these projects are built and built properly, we will see our downtown become the people place it was originally meant to be.
by Jason Leach
Published March 01, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (23 comments)

Downtown Update
Jason rounds up the good, the better, and the missed opportunities for urban revitalization in Hamilton.
by Jason Leach
Published March 01, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

Mainline: Geostrategy Feeds America's Oil Addiction
The large players in oil - Saudi Arabia, Canada, Kuwait, UAE, Libya and Nigeria - are playing in toe with the US and British Administrations. The problems lie with the Soviet Union, Iraq, Iran and, Venezuela.
by Jacob Matthan
Published March 01, 2006 in Opinion (7 comments)

Slow Down
The only thing we need to do in a hurry is slow down.
by Ben Bull
Published March 01, 2006 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

Five Words Ben Loves
Ben thanks his readers for their awesome acceptance of his willy-nilly swearing. Well done!
by Ben Bull
Published March 01, 2006 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

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