Articles from September, 2008

James Balfour Left his Mark on Hamilton
The ambitious architect often criticized his colleagues for copying and not designing buildings - he was interested in developing a uniquely Canadian Style of architecture.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published September 11, 2008 in Architecture (2 comments)

Are Fluorescents Really Better for the Environment?
Something tells me we are trying to be penny smart, but pound-foolish regarding light bulbs. The real problem is how we create our electricity to power our appliances.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published September 11, 2008 in Suburban Bureau (7 comments)

Take B-Line Off-Campus for Better Rapid Transit
Moving the B-line to Main Street West saves time on the B-line route. This time should be filled by stops at Wellington / Victoria and Gage.
by Thom Oommen
Published September 11, 2008 in Special Report: Transit (47 comments)

Bring on the Gas Tax
Let's stop paying the high price of fossil fuels through the subsidized method of general taxation.
by Ted Mitchell
Published September 11, 2008 in Ideas (2 comments)

HHS Proposal Defenders Dodge Questions
Providing quality health care is not about sacred packages of philosophy which must not be tainted! You need to listen to feedback from the public and community physicians.
by Ted Mitchell
Published September 11, 2008 in Ideas (15 comments)

A Little Farther Down the Line
After a busy summer, light rail is getting closer to reality for Hamilton.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 11, 2008 in Special Report: Light Rail (31 comments)

A Work in Progress: James North in Transition
Three new projects on James Street North showcase a neighbourhood coming back to life.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 11, 2008 in Editorial (49 comments)

Quebec's Lessons for Hamilton
There is no reason why our fair city cannot be almost as much of a tourist magnet as the oldest city in Canada.
by Michelle Martin
Published September 11, 2008 in Belonging (4 comments)

The Bardo of the Canadian Prairies: Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg (with a new translation by Jeffrey Stewart)
We are allowed five minutes exactly. We must not wander from the bus and we are told: "You may not cross the street because if you are hit by a car you will probably be injured and I will be fired."
by Mark Fenton
Published September 11, 2008 in Photo Essay (2 comments)

Guys Named Larry
Larry is great name and history has seen a lot of great Larries. Other Larrys, not so much.
by Kevin Somers
Published September 11, 2008 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

To Believe in Our Cities Again
An ambitious platform calls for the creation of a Ministry of Urban Affairs, the establishment of three new national holidays, and setting clear limits on sprawl.
by Chris Erl
Published September 11, 2008 in Commentary (4 comments)

Downtown Update
September has hit with a plethora of exciting (and a few harrowing) developments in the city.
by RTH Staff
Published September 11, 2008 in Downtown Bureau (4 comments)

Global Realignment: How Bush Inspired a New World Order
The upcoming US president will find himself face-to-face with a drastically altered world order defined by military pandemonium, global economic decline, and the rise of new powers vying to fill a chaotic power vacuum.
by Ramzy Baroud
Published September 11, 2008 in Opinion (0 comments)

Canada Needs a Progressive Majority Government
A majority of Canadians want a left-leaning party in power, but our votes split between the Liberals, the NDP, the Bloc, and the Green Party.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published September 11, 2008 in Digital Kayak (13 comments)

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