Articles from September, 2018

Ontario, It's Time for the Resistance to Get Serious
If there was ever a time for all Ontarians of good conscience to wake up, get organized, rise up and actively resist the ransacking of our most cherished civic values, that time is upon us now.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 28, 2018 in Politics (6 comments)

Two-Way Conversion of Park Street Between Cannon and Barton
The piecemeal conversion of Hamilton streets continues today with another 650 metre section
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 27, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (1 comment)

Cyclist Seriously Injured on Street With No Cycling Facilities
If we're going to talk about contributing factors in a collision, why would we not focus on the one factor that the City actually has the power to control?
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 25, 2018 in Special Report: Cycling (16 comments)

Hamilton Junior Hockey Team Wins Another Fierce Match
Fast skating and strong teamwork gave the Hamilton Kilty B's an exciting victory over the St. Catharines Falcons.
by Jonathan Lambert
Published September 25, 2018 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Premier Ford Secretly Meets Company Trying to Access Guelph-Eramosa Aquifer
Xinyi wants to extract 1.6 million litres of water a day from the aquifer under Guelph-Eramosa Township, which has experienced water shortages in recent years.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published September 19, 2018 in Healing Gaia (1 comment)

LRT: Let's Reduce Traffic
Light Rail can carry up to four times as many commuters per lane as automobiles.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 18, 2018 in Special Report: Light Rail (13 comments)

After a Father's Death, Trying to Make Some Sense
My father was estranged from us because of his actions, but the government should make it easy for citizens to find their loved ones if they are accessing government services.
by Alex Bishop
Published September 18, 2018 in People (0 comments)

Municipal Election Candidate Nomination Forms - UPDATED
As part of our Hamilton municipal election coverage, Raise the Hammer has published digital scans of every municipal candidate nomination form for election purposes.
by RTH Staff
Published September 17, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (2 comments)

13th Annual Greg's Ride in Support of Share the Road Cycling Coalition
Every year, Share the Road hosts Greg's Ride, a fundraiser to support its determined advocacy to change hearts, minds and laws in Ontario to protect and promote cycling.
by Eleanor McMahon
Published September 14, 2018 in Special Report: Cycling (1 comment)

LRT: Let's Reduce Trauma
The total cost of building the B-Line LRT is about equal to the financial cost of deaths, injuries and property damage caused by motor vehicle operators each and every year.
by Kevin Love
Published September 14, 2018 in Special Report: Light Rail (1 comment)

LRT: Let's Reduce Taxes
Instead of focusing on the critical issues facing Hamilton, this election is mired in a debate that has already been decided many times before.
by Sean Hurley
Published September 13, 2018 in Special Report: Light Rail (0 comments)

$137 Million Spent or Committed to Hamilton LRT Project: Metrolinx
Metrolinx has spent or committed $137 million on the Hamilton LRT, with $105 million spent and $45 million spent on property acquisitions.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 12, 2018 in Special Report: Light Rail (10 comments)

Councillor Illegally Tweets Photos While Driving to Score Phony Point About Traffic
In a misguided attempt to score a rhetorical point yesterday, Whitehead appears illegally taken and posted two photos of backed-up traffic on Queen Street South in violation of Ontario's Distracted Driving law.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 12, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (7 comments)

Murray and Som: Real Estate Income Trust 'Repositioning' vs. Fair and Affordable Housing
Vows of commitment to some vague proposal for new affordable housing ring very hollow while the mechanism described below is allowed to go on eliminating what remains of affordability for lower-income earners in the GTHA and across the province.
by Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network
Published September 11, 2018 in Commentary (0 comments)

Council Demonstrated their Values in Emergency Road Funding
Can you imagine if our civic leaders were as upset about people being maimed and killed on our streets as we are about people in cars being slightly inconvenienced?
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 10, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (4 comments)

What is Democracy? at TIFF
Instead of providing easy answers, What Is Democracy? reminds us that wrestling with ideas is central to the ongoing struggle to rule ourselves.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published September 10, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Aldershot Candidate Promotes Sustainable Community Development
Doreen Nicoll sat down with Burlington Ward 1 candidate Vince Fiorito to discuss his platform and vision for Aldershot and the city.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published September 06, 2018 in Healing Gaia (1 comment)

People Keep Getting Crushed on Hamilton's Dangerous-By-Design Streets
Year after year after year, we fail to act on the urgent, pressing need to make our streets safer.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 05, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (4 comments)

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