Articles from November, 2006

Have Guilt, Will Travel
I wonder how many trees it would take to absorb the carbon I've burned in my trip to Europe.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published November 23, 2006 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

A Refreshing Outcome
My old home town finally did something I never thought I'd see them do: they turned a corner.
by Ben Bull
Published November 23, 2006 in Accidental Activist (19 comments)

Trying to Kick the Car Habit
City Hall is committed to walkable streets, but on the Department of Public Works' terms.
by David Cohen
Published November 23, 2006 in Cover (30 comments)

Third Parties Fight for American Democracy
The time is long overdue for Americans to stop voting for candidates that can win, and start voting for those that should win.
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published November 23, 2006 in US Politics (2 comments)

Downtown Update
A plethora of new cafes and studios are opening up through the city.
by Jason Leach
Published November 23, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (18 comments)

Why We Should Have Seen This Coming All Along, but Didn't
One of my Myspace buddies won the municipal election. Can you guess which one?
by Matt Jelly
Published November 23, 2006 in Commentary (2 comments)

Convert Main and King to Two-Way
A reader throws his support behind converting Main and King to two-way traffic.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 23, 2006 in Letters (29 comments)

The Roof Warrior
A stark figure zaprudered on the roof of a church spawns a genre-busting, apocalyptic literary thriller.
by Mark Fenton
Published November 23, 2006 in Photo Essay (2 comments)

The Proposition (2005)
This gritty period piece explores the slavery and colonization of Australia's aboriginal people while hewing to the form of the great western.
by Matthew Van Allen
Published November 23, 2006 in Reviews (0 comments)

Peak Oil and Commodity Pricing Fundamentals
Andrew McKillop explains how peak oil and peak natural gas will affect commodity pricing.
by Andrew McKillop
Published November 23, 2006 in Special Report: Peak Oil (1 comment)

Bidness is Bad for Business
The bad money of bidness, which thrives on secrecy and cronyism, drives out the good money of innovative industries that try to addres some of our long-term problems.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 23, 2006 in Editorial (2 comments)

RTH Going to Print (We Really Mean it This Time)
A new partnership with Mayday Magazine will see a proper RTH print edition.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 23, 2006 in Editorial (6 comments)

Needs, and A Eulogy for Baby Boomer
Two poems by Kevin Somers.
by Kevin Somers
Published November 23, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

The No Feedback Culture
In this state of denial, you are not responsible for the consequences of your actions as long as no one exposes the real you.
by Ted Mitchell
Published November 23, 2006 in Ideas (0 comments)

The Power of the New Press
Did this election discredit the 'power of the press' or confirm it?
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published November 23, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (13 comments)

Remembrance Day Ceremonies and Armouries Tour
The John W. Foote VC Armoury building is 100 years old this year. To commemorate Remembrance Day as well as the Armoury's anniversary, here is a photo tour of the parade and the building.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published November 23, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (5 comments)

Killman Zoo of Horrors
A recent trip to a local roadside zoo has forever embedded a haunted memory of torment and depression as captive animals languish in substandard conditions.
by Paul Glendenning
Published November 08, 2006 in Opinion (33 comments)

Downtown Update
Jason tracks the ups and downs in the downtown.
by Jason Leach
Published November 08, 2006 in City Life (13 comments)

Trust is a Political Issue
The only way to bring trust back to politics is not to vote for candidates who have broken our trust.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published November 08, 2006 in Suburban Bureau (0 comments)

Science, We Need You Back
People have lost the ability to think now that they are firmly in the grip of the cult of technology.
by Ted Mitchell
Published November 08, 2006 in Ideas (13 comments)

The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Despite some pulled punches, Mary Harron's comic-inspired biopic captures the naïve yet sultry mystery of the notorious pin-up model.
by Matthew Van Allen
Published November 08, 2006 in Reviews (0 comments)

Good Guys and Bad Guys in City Politics
Do we blame the politician who breaks the rules, or the citizen who tries to hold the politician accountable?
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 08, 2006 in Editorial (3 comments)

Big Bob Bratina
After 41 years in radio, Bob Bratina should be ready for retirement. So why did he dive into the cutthroat world of municipal politics?
by Kevin Somers
Published November 08, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Why I Remember
Some memories are tragic, which is why we remember.
by Kevin Somers
Published November 08, 2006 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

A Hallowe'en Brush With Death
A late-night collision leaves a haunting reminder of the dangers of drinking and driving.
by John Milton
Published November 08, 2006 in Commentary (0 comments)

The Difference Between Bad Streets and Good Streets
One can't help but wonder why more candidates don't have revitalization at the top of their platforms.
by Jason Leach
Published November 08, 2006 in Downtown Bureau (2 comments)

Business as Unusual: How to Produce Change
If the citizens fail to fulfill our democratic duties, then we can be certain of one thing when everything stays the same: we'll have only ourselves to blame.
by Ben Bull
Published November 08, 2006 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Rewind
Hamilton's activist community lost a dear friend last month.
by Ben Bull
Published November 08, 2006 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

McHattie Not Missing on Neighbourhood Issues
Craig Hermanson debunks the claim in a recent Spectator column that Brian McHattie has not paid enough attention to local residents.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 08, 2006 in Letters (30 comments)

Planning for a Sustainable Future, Kind of
Raise the Hammer asked the candidates how they would address five issues of sustainability: climate change, peak oil, sprawl, transportation, and aerotropolis.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 08, 2006 in Municipal Election 2006 (10 comments)

Sustainable Development: The Responses
Municipal candidates respond to the RTH survey asking them about matters of sustainable development: climate change, peak oil, sprawl, transportation, and aerotropolis.
by RTH Staff
Published November 08, 2006 in Municipal Election 2006 (0 comments)

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