Articles from June, 2007

Why Ives?
Jeffrey Stewart responds to Mark Fenton's review of Charles Ives' Symphony No. 4
by Jeffrey Stewart
Published June 27, 2007 in Reviews (1 comment)

The West Hamilton Rail Trail
A journey through the Hamilton part of the Brantford - Hamilton rail trail, the one that follows the old TH&B line, but does not officially exist.
by Ted Mitchell
Published June 27, 2007 in Photo Essay (16 comments)

Summer Break
It's too hot to sit inside at a computer more than is strictly necessary.
by RTH Staff
Published June 27, 2007 in Site Notes (0 comments)

Stay In Your Lane
On plucking the low-lying fruit of safe driving.
by Ted Mitchell
Published June 27, 2007 in Ideas (5 comments)

Changing the Rules
Most cyclists already treat stop signs as yields without incident. Why not make it official?
by Sean Burak
Published June 27, 2007 in Cover (53 comments)

Downtown Update
Just a quick update before the summer break, including a couple of projects on the escarpment.
by Jason Leach
Published June 27, 2007 in Downtown Bureau (19 comments)

Better Urban Development By Design: An Interview with Mayor Fred Eisenberger (Part 3)
Mayor Eisenberger talks about urban design, architectural review, making zoning rules more flexible, and the role box stores play in Hamilton's retail landscape.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 27, 2007 in Interviews (3 comments)

Wanted: Light Rail Champion for Hamilton
The Mayor really needs to get out in front of this issue and demonstrate some robust leadership.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 27, 2007 in Special Report: Light Rail (7 comments)

Eight Reasons Everyone Should Support Light Rail
Light rail isn't just good for riders; society as a whole benefits from fast, clean, convenient transit.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 27, 2007 in Special Report: Light Rail (4 comments)

The Internet is Self-Correcting
Compared to TV, the Internet makes it extremely easy to expose oneself to a humongous variety of perspectives and opinions from across the political spectrum and around the globe.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 27, 2007 in Editorial (0 comments)

The Narrow Road to Rymal and Nebo
A travelogue with some new poetry by Jeffrey Stewart in it.
by Mark Fenton
Published June 27, 2007 in Photo Essay (1 comment)

Oil and Water
Our abundance gives us the luxury to learn from it. If we manage and preserve our water properly, we can teach the world.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 27, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Ships on Father's Day
There's nothing quite like being a dad.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 27, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Erin and Claire
A poem by Kevin Somers.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 27, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Americans Unready to Revolt, Despite Revolting Conditions
Part of the genius of our contemporary ruling class elites is that they have engineering a state of political and economic oppression that paradoxically is still embraced by the Lower Class.
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published June 27, 2007 in US Politics (2 comments)

HtO Beach: 30 Years Late But Moving Fast
It's clear that people are desperate for something to do - together.
by Ben Bull
Published June 27, 2007 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Crash!
And they say lightning never strikes twice.
by Ben Bull
Published June 27, 2007 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

Art in the Customs House
The subject and style of Kim Burke's art are complemented nicely by the unconventional space: urban renewal at work.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 07, 2007 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Shooting Schools
It's time for those who perpetuate and profit from the slaughter of children to bear some of the responsibility.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 07, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

Unfinished Business
After four years the Liberal Party has accomplished much, but several unresolved problems threaten to undercut its legacy.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 07, 2007 in Ontario Election 2007 (8 comments)

The Evils of Lesser Evil Voting
Lesser evil voting is phony voting, and it produces a phony political system.
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published June 07, 2007 in US Politics (0 comments)

School Closures, Sprawl, and the Broken Funding Formula
The provincial school funding formula arbitrarily discriminates against smaller urban schools and promotes large suburban warehouse schools, which encourages sprawl and urban disinvestment.
by Craig Hermanson
Published June 07, 2007 in Opinion (0 comments)

A Growing Trend
We are blessed to live in a city in such close proximity to the countryside, and doubly blessed that our countryside contains the best farmland in Canada.
by Jason Leach
Published June 07, 2007 in City Life (0 comments)

A Lucky Break?
A recent altercation on the road highlights the uphill struggle to support and promote cycling in Hamilton.
by Grant Ranalli
Published June 07, 2007 in Commentary (22 comments)

Charles Ives, Symphony No. 4
There is in Ives' music a man who holds sacred all the values of the Union, and at the same time a man who wants to subvert it all.
by Mark Fenton
Published June 07, 2007 in Reviews (2 comments)

Hamilton's Heat Alert Strategy Full of Hot Air
The city health department's heat alert strategy is vague and ineffectual. We need a detailed plan that reaches and protects our most vulnerable residents.
by Tom Cooper
Published June 07, 2007 in Cover (8 comments)

Ten Steps to Strong Neighbourhoods
In the same way that we have a list of criteria for buying a house, so it is we need to create a list of criteria when planning and developing our neighbourhood.
by Ben Bull
Published June 07, 2007 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

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