Articles from October, 2018

Uninspired, Unspecific and Uninformed: Vito Sgro's Mayoral Platform
Every serious mayoral candidate must put forward a detailed and thoughtful outline of their ideas, plans and objectives. By this measure, Vito Sgro's platform is woefully inadequate.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published October 15, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (5 comments)

A Closer Look at the Jamesville Redevelopment Plan
Are we, Hamiltonians, the owners of these properties, okay with this outcome, even with a National Housing Strategy that promises (but has not yet delivered many) more federal dollars for affordable housing?
by Rob Fiedler and Shawn Selway
Published October 15, 2018 in Commentary (1 comment)

Latest Climate Report Urges Cities to Do More
The latest IPCC Report shows that cities and the policies they pursue have an important role to play in addressing the crisis. We need to bear this in mind in Hamilton as we prepare to vote for new leadership on City Council.
by John Loukidelis
Published October 15, 2018 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

What My Candidacy Represents
With just over a week to go, Rich Gelder reflects on a challenging, yet rewarding experience.
by Rich Gelder
Published October 11, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (0 comments)

Support the #yesLRT Campaign
A broad coalition of LRT supporters including Hamilton Light Rail has come together with a new campaign called #yesLRT to make sure this project stays on the rails through the upcoming municipal election.
by RTH Staff
Published October 10, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (2 comments)

#MacVotes - Student Voices in the Municipal Election
Students are active members of the community who care about the issues at play in municipal politics.
by Stephanie Bertolo
Published October 09, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (1 comment)

Provincial Position on Hamilton LRT Funding Has Not Changed at All
The PC Government's stance is essentially identical to the previous Liberal government, except the Liberals were explicit about the process for reviewing alternative transit infrastructure proposals.
by Nicholas Kevlahan
Published October 05, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (1 comment)

Sgro Joined by Bratina, Skelly in Anti-LRT Conference Call
Character matters. Any mayoral candidate who embraces the backing of such unprincipled, obstructionist, visionless politicians should be viewed with concern.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 04, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (0 comments)

Remembering Herman Ohrt
Herman deserved better. His family deserves better. His community deserves better. No one should have to go through this. So what are we going to do about it?
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 04, 2018 in People (1 comment)

Brad Clark Flip-Flops on LRT ... Yet Again
In what is becoming a habitual act of pure cynicism, the Ward 9 candidate keeps reversing his LRT position.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 02, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (9 comments)

Vito Sgro's Platform is a Stack of Falsehoods
His plan sacrifices the most transformative opportunity this city has had in decades on the altar of anti-urban resentment and cynicism.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 02, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (8 comments)

A Different Kind of Job Talks about Consent Education - And We Really Need to Talk about Consent Education
Building a consent culture is vital in creating a safer society, particularly for women. This play has the opportunity to open up some dialogue about this topic.
by Liz Buchanan
Published October 02, 2018 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

No-Sign Policy a Sign of Change
By making a personal campaign NO SIGN policy in this election, I'm challenging the old paradigm marketing strategy 'status quo'.
by Ute Schmid-Jones
Published October 02, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (0 comments)

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