Articles from February, 2019

Right-Wing Politicians Are Encouraging Stochastic Terrorism
Instead of helping to stem the tide of hatred, Canada's Conservative leadership at all levels is actually enabling and pandering to it.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 22, 2019 in Special Report: Extremism (4 comments)

Reactionary Councillors Block Electoral Reform Effort ... Again
This month, Hamilton could have taken the first step toward making Election Reform a reality in Hamilton. It didn't. Here's why.
by Nick Tsergas
Published February 18, 2019 in Commentary (2 comments)

Merulla: Notice of Motion to Address Area Rating for Transit
The motion would direct staff to report back on addressing area rating for transit in a way that will "align with the overall city Transit strategy."
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 15, 2019 in Special Report: Transit (3 comments)

Include New Councillors in City Manager Recruitment Committee
We need a City Manager who has empathy, who has first-hand experience of the issues residents face in Hamilton. We need a City Manager who supports marginalized folks and experiences.
by Shahzi Bokhari
Published February 13, 2019 in Special Report: City Manager (0 comments)

Denying Citizen Access to Public Meeting Violates Democratic Rights
Council's City Manager Recruitment Committee has violated the Municipal Act and the Procedural By-Law by refusing to allow its public meeting to be attended by the public.
by Deanna Allain
Published February 11, 2019 in Special Report: City Manager (0 comments)

Ask the Ontario Ombudsman to Investigate Committee Meeting in Niagara
Council members held a "public" meeting early Saturday morning at a resort 66 km away from Hamilton and refused to let the public or reporters attend.
by Craig Burley
Published February 10, 2019 in Special Report: City Manager (1 comment)

Citizens Demand Transparency in City Manager Hiring Process
The City of Hamilton Won't Let us Speak at the City Manager Recruitment Meeting. We're Going Anyway.
by Deanna Allain
Published February 09, 2019 in Special Report: City Manager (1 comment)

We Deserve to Know the Truth About the Buried Red Hill Parkway Report
A consultant report finding that the pavement is too slippery was buried for five years before staff revealed it yesterday.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 07, 2019 in Commentary (3 comments)

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