Articles from July, 2018

Nothing, Everything, And Fringing
The Fringe is great, fun, and inexpensive. There's something for everyone. If you want to feel better, get out and see a show. Fast.
by Kevin Somers
Published July 28, 2018 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Free Public Workshops at Urquhart Butterfly Garden
Throughout the summer, the Urquhart Butterfly Garden runs a series of free one-hour public workshops each Saturday from August 4 to September 8, starting at 11:00 AM sharp.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 25, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Public Space Design Lessons for Hamilton from Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki is a highly livable mid-sized city that has great transit and makes lots of room for pedestrians and cyclists.
by Bob Manoljovich
Published July 19, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (1 comment)

Forensic Psychiatric Patients and the Politics of Fear
The west mountain councillor's fear-mongering about psychiatric patients is undoing years of work to de-stigmatize people living with mental health concerns.
by Deborah Grace
Published July 19, 2018 in Commentary (1 comment)

Important Victory in Campaign to Keep Water Public
Guelph-Eramosa Council voted to reject an application to build a groundwater extraction and bottling facility outside Guelph.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 19, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Call for Proposals for imagineNATIVE Digital Project
The NFB and imagineNATIVE selection committee are hosting a webinar today to provide tips and creative insight for Indigenous media artists considering submitting a proposal.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 19, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

The Treasure Guardian
One crossing guard's thoughts on the job, the system of which it is a part, and the infrastructure that surrounds it.
by Stewart Klazinga
Published July 16, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (1 comment)

The Infinite Vivian Maier
Vivian Maier's instant popularity has something to do with the almost novelistic narrative detail of her photos, as well as the allure of her biography. Her work is on display at the Art Gallery of Hamilton until January 6, 2019.
by Mark Fenton
Published July 16, 2018 in Reviews (2 comments)

No Accommodation for Vulnerable Pedestrians on King Near Wellington
We routinely provide accommodation to protect drivers and workers, and rightly so, but pedestrians are too often ignored and forgotten.
by Karl Andrus
Published July 11, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

Support Wellington Water Watchers' Water for Life Campaign
Water is a basic human right, but water in Ontario is in danger of being sold off for private corporate profits.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 11, 2018 in Healing Gaia (1 comment)

Going Down the Drano: Crystal Methamphetamine Edges Out Crack Cocaine
Made from products you can find under your kitchen sink, Crystal has a long high and provokes sudden and violent mood swings.
by William Guyatt
Published July 11, 2018 in Commentary (2 comments)

The Monarchs Thank you
The City of Burlington has updated their Lot Maintenance By-Law to protect milkweed, a native plant that is imperative to the lifecycle of monarch butterflies.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 10, 2018 in Healing Gaia (2 comments)

Ford Government Cancels Cycling Fund But Claremont Access is Already Funded
The Province is cancelling the cycling infrastructure fund that was going to help pay for the Claremont Access Cycle Track, but the City has already received the funding for the 2017 approved projects.
by Ryan McGreal
Published July 09, 2018 in Special Report: Cycling (0 comments)

Heritage Designation for St. Giles a Bad Idea for the Neighbourhood
New Vision United Church carries on the life of St. Giles United Church. New Vision believes heritage designation for the former St. Giles building is a bad idea for our neighbourhood.
by Rev Ian Sloan
Published July 05, 2018 in Opinion (20 comments)

St. Giles Church Threatened With Demolition
New Vision Church want to demolish the historic church at Main and Holton, while City staff and the Municipal Heritage Committee recommend Heritage designation.
by Adrienne Havercroft
Published July 03, 2018 in Special Report: Heritage (27 comments)

Burlington Should Legalize Native Flower Species
The City of Burlington is insisting that residents destroy a native plant that is imperative to the lifecycle of monarch butterflies.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published July 03, 2018 in Healing Gaia (2 comments)

Why Children do not Cycle to Central Elementary School
Five minutes on Bay Street confirmed parents' and children's fear of traffic violence from the lack of physical protection for people on bicycles.
by Kevin Love
Published July 03, 2018 in Special Report: Cycling (7 comments)

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