Articles from November, 2010

Anti-Urban Outlook Drives LRT Opponents
It's time to develop a narrative around LRT that speaks to its great potential for Hamilton and that portrays Hamilton as the city it is and the city it can be, a narrative that revolves around hope, determination, ambition and vision.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published November 30, 2010 in Special Report (77 comments)

Friends of Hamilton Farmers' Market Calls on City to be More Inclusive
In a letter to staff and the Farmers' Market Transition Sub-Committee, Jennifer Hompoth argues that bureaucratic transactions do not make for real inclusiveness.
by RTH Staff
Published November 30, 2010 in Special Report (9 comments)

Spectator to Lose Veteran Journalists
The departure of many veteran journalists will deprive the Spectator of experience and institutional memory, but open the opportunity to take the publication in a new direction.
by Joey Coleman
Published November 27, 2010 in Special Report (44 comments)

What You See is Where You Are
Look outside. Our streets truly are a barometer of a neighbourhood's success.
by Ben Bull
Published November 26, 2010 in Accidental Activist (6 comments)

Where Are the Jobs?
The number one objective of corporations is to make money, and today their number one method of doing so is to eliminate jobs.
by Don McLean
Published November 26, 2010 in Commentary (40 comments)

I Think
Even if he's is wrong, Kevin Somers is glad he lives in Canada, where (he thinks) he can still say what he thinks.
by Kevin Somers
Published November 26, 2010 in Entertainment and Sports (5 comments)

The Cost of Sprawl
It seems clear, intuitively, that sprawl-based development is much more expensive than a high density system. The hard numbers back up this intuition.
by David Steele
Published November 23, 2010 in Special Report (61 comments)

Who Is Involved in Your Built Heritage?
This list of federal, provincial and municipal heritage organizations can help citizens find out where to go to ask questions about our built heritage.
by Kayla Jonas
Published November 22, 2010 in Architecture (6 comments)

Rejected Market Vendor Plans to Appeal
Julia Serna has launched a petition to support her appeal against the City's decision to reject her Colombian coffee stall at the renovated Farmers' Market.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 18, 2010 in Special Report (81 comments)

Resilience Starts in your Head
If you can cultivate the attitude of not being afraid to try/fail, you'll be miles ahead no matter what crisis strikes.
by Jason Allen
Published November 17, 2010 in Special Report: Peak Oil (21 comments)

Rising Gas Prices and the Unnameable Cause
Today, after all the ink spilled on peak oil in the past several years, it's inexcusable for a newspaper report on high oil prices not to identify the culprit.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 17, 2010 in Special Report: Peak Oil (31 comments)

Could AEGD cost Hamilton LRT?
Hamilton has a great case for light rail in population growth and economic development potential. In land use, though, the Aerotropolis decision is our latest embarrassment.
by Meredith Broughton
Published November 15, 2010 in Special Report: Light Rail (108 comments)

No City Benefits in Latest Ticat Proposal
To re-establish Hamilton as a great city, we need jobs that will keep people here, and a vital and successful downtown core to act as the economic, social and cultural centre that defines our city to the outside world.
by Jonathan Dalton
Published November 10, 2010 in Special Report: Pan Am (118 comments)

London Calling
Downtown London, Ontario felt like a parallel universe version of Hamilton in which Main Street was two-way and McMaster had a proper downtown campus.
by Ryan McGreal
Published November 08, 2010 in Photo Tour (21 comments)

Bin There, Bought That
Recycling only goes so far. We've forgotten about the Reduce and Reuse part of the equation.
by Jenny Dunlop
Published November 05, 2010 in Commentary (14 comments)

Nothing is Real
There's a fine line between news and advertising, but now it seems our news outlets are willing to trick us into believing what we read.
by Ben Bull
Published November 05, 2010 in Accidental Activist (10 comments)

One Hit Wonders in Hamilton Politics
At a time where we need a constant leader at the helm, we've somehow managed to keep weeding out the contenders in hopes of finding the right person for the job.
by Daniel Rodrigues
Published November 05, 2010 in Municipal Election 2010 (7 comments)

The Coming Nuclear Subprime Rout
With asset leverage able to surpass 250 times the nominal value of an underlying security, the ballooning of paper assets due to the Nuclear Renaissance can quite quickly make the US subprime asset balloon seem rather small beer.
by Andrew McKillop
Published November 04, 2010 in Opinion (15 comments)

Sustainable Cities through Sports Investment
Professor Mark Rosentraub's lively and engaging lecture presented a how-to guide for cities to ensure the most bang for the buck when investing in sports facilities.
by Mark Richardson
Published November 02, 2010 in Special Report: Pan Am (53 comments)

Re-Imagining Suburbia
We have the opportunity now to take some practical steps towards re-imagining the suburbs as places where work, shopping, living and agriculture all get just a little more neighborly.
by Jason Allen
Published November 02, 2010 in Suburbia Project (42 comments)

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