Articles from May, 2006

Last Chance to Save the Lister
With the City Council vote on whether to deny LIUNA's demolition permit set for June 12, the fate of the Lister Block hangs in the balance.
by RTH Staff
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (14 comments)

Will the Highways on the Internet Become More Few?
Big business and intrusive government want to control and monitor what you read, watch and listen to.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published May 26, 2006 in Digital Kayak (2 comments)

The Fun Factor
If we had access to some kind of fun factor scale, then how would Hamilton compare to other cities around the globe? Let's find out.
by Ben Bull
Published May 26, 2006 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

Local Hero Cleans Up Big
Chris Dunn and a group of local volunteers take matters into their own hands to clean up Highland Gardens Park (The Rez).
by Grant Ranalli
Published May 26, 2006 in Interviews (1 comment)

A Lot in an Empty Lot
Mark tours an overlooked empty lot near the otherwise-bustling corner of Upper James and Rymal, and survives to tell the tale.
by Mark Fenton
Published May 26, 2006 in Photo Essay (7 comments)

Farmers Marked
Newly proposed regulations on farmers' markets could burden them while more plausible health risks from industrial food processing go unattended.
by Jason Leach
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Farmers Market (1 comment)

Downtown Update
Discover a new cafe on the water, three-car train trolley, public art, restaurant walking tours, funky infill, and a lot more.
by Jason Leach
Published May 26, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (0 comments)

An Ignoble End
After neglecting the Lister Block for seven years, LIUNA now expects to be exempted from the city's own policy documents and rewarded with a $30 million sweetheart deal.
by Matt Jelly
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Lister Block (15 comments)

Take a Walk on the Glenside
The single use fetish of city planners has all the maturity of children who freak out at dinner time when the potatoes touch the corn on the same plate.
by Ted Mitchell
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Cycling (4 comments)

GRIDS and Lost Opportunity
Outer greenfield development takes people and money out of the core. It is a zero sum game or worse, and the empirical proof is in your taxes.
by Ted Mitchell
Published May 26, 2006 in Ideas (2 comments)

A Personal Peak Oil Discovery Process, Part I
A retired nuclear physicist traces his discovery of peak oil theory.
by John Rawlins
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (12 comments)

GRIDS Goes Bust
How could such a large project, involving so many contributors, end up producing almost exactly the status quo framework that developers want?
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 26, 2006 in Special Report: Aerotropolis (0 comments)

Business as Usual
The GRIDS long-term growth strategy is not "smart growth" by any meaningful definition.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 05, 2006 in Special Report: Aerotropolis (1 comment)

Toward a New Vision for Hamilton (Part 2)
Hamilton needs to make energy conservation and production its civic mission.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 05, 2006 in Special Report: Electric City (3 comments)

Cityview Terrace
This six-story development frames the street and provides affordable living within walking distance of downtown Hamilton.
by Shine Shaughnessy
Published May 05, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (0 comments)

More 19th Century Churches in Hamilton
This article explores St Peter's Anglican Church, Barton (1851-1922); Christ Church Anglican Cathedral; St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Centenary Wesleyan Methodist (United) Church; Christ Church Anglican, West Flamborough; and St Lawrence the Mart
by Malcolm Thurlby
Published May 05, 2006 in Architecture (4 comments)

Rick Lintack, Architect
It's exciting to think of Hamilton as a city leading the way in urban renewal, seeking its full potential. Rick Lintack is helping to make this happen.
by Kevin Somers
Published May 05, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

US-IRAN: Raid on the nuclear fuel market
The United States is buying European support for its campaign against Iran with the promise of a nuclear fuel enrichment oligopoly.
by Rudo de Ruijter
Published May 05, 2006 in Opinion (1 comment)

Peak Oil And Darwinism: The New Denial Industry
Deliberate confusion and disinformation have, as ever, taken the driver's seat in a non-debate now dominated by slogan trading.
by Andrew McKillop
Published May 05, 2006 in Opinion (11 comments)

Jackson Square Rooftop
I fell in love with the Jackson Square Rooftop shortly after I moved to Hamilton. There's so nothing like this in Edmonton.
by Mark Fenton
Published May 05, 2006 in Photo Essay (7 comments)

Jane and Lewis
Jane Jacobs and Lewis Mumford were united on many urban issues, but could not agree on how best to humanize cities.
by David Cohen
Published May 05, 2006 in Opinion (1 comment)

Downtown Update
Jason returns with his regular rundown on the downtown.
by Jason Leach
Published May 05, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (5 comments)

Guilty as Charged
What makes a good citizen? How can I go to my grave confident in the knowledge that whatever happens to this little green and blue ball we're spinning on, I'm not guilty?
by Ben Bull
Published May 05, 2006 in Accidental Activist (2 comments)

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