Articles from December, 2007

Amalgamation vs. Democracy
An RTH reader argues that the solution to the consequences of imposed amalgamation is actually quite simple - democratic choice.
by Letter to the Editor
Published December 20, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Christ the King Cathedral
Such is the human spirit that it overreaches itself.
by Mark Fenton
Published December 20, 2007 in Photo Essay (1 comment)

Let's Do Transit Right
Light rail is a way for Hamilton to turn a one-time $300 million gift into a long-term perpetual income instead of a long term property tax sinkhole.
by Sean Burak
Published December 20, 2007 in Special Report: Light Rail (0 comments)

My Mind, My Poems, and My Money
Kevin busts out some guerilla poetry in a rant against graft, corruption and waste.
by Kevin Somers
Published December 20, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (8 comments)

The Year That Was
Here's hoping next year will be chock full of memories too.
by Ben Bull
Published December 20, 2007 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

Case Studies in Dysfunctional Governance
Regardless of which decision you support, it's bad policy not to consider the alternatives before making a decision.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 20, 2007 in Editorial (7 comments)

Amid Policy Crises, Canadians Grow Weary of Politicking
The Conservatives have had two years to demonstrate that they represent all Canadians, not merely their partisan base. Instead, they have demonstrated that they just don't get it.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 20, 2007 in Editorial (0 comments)

Lies, Damned Lies and Poverty Statistics
Statistics can be useful for measuring progress or identifying areas of improvement, but real poverty reduction efforts will continue to rely on community-wide investments and action.
by Tom Cooper
Published December 20, 2007 in Commentary (2 comments)

A Shovel in Hand
Maybe the real battle is not to be found in this newsworthy stuff. Maybe real change comes from right there inside you.
by Ted Mitchell
Published December 20, 2007 in Ideas (1 comment)

Sidewalk Snow Job
We reveal our values by our priorities.
by Jason Leach
Published December 20, 2007 in City Life (5 comments)

Upper James Rapid Transit a Dumb Idea
It is disturbing that our transit officials are now being told to put the aerotropolis scheme ahead of providing service to those who want and need it.
by Don McLean
Published December 20, 2007 in Special Report: Transit (74 comments)

UNSPECIFIC OBJECTS IN SPACE
A Christmas poem by Jeffrey Stewart.
by Jeffrey Stewart
Published December 20, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (1 comment)

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