Articles from May, 2019

Livable Lanes: Laneway Housing in Hamilton, Part II
While laneway housing is certainly not a solution for everyone, it will provide great benefit for both homeowners and people renting in our city.
by Emma Cubitt
Published May 31, 2019 in Special Report: Laneway Housing (3 comments)

People are Finally Noticing Ontario's Spending Was Not 'Out of Control'
Once a particular narrative takes hold in the public mind, no matter how divorced it is from reality, it can be extremely hard to dislodge.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 30, 2019 in Politics (6 comments)

The Sky is Not Falling Over Ontario's Debt
When you plot Ontario's debt on an inflation-adjusted, per-capita basis, the picture is not nearly as stark as you might expect.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 29, 2019 in Politics (1 comment)

What Bodily Autonomy Means
The fight for bodily autonomy must be all-inclusive. If your fight for human rights is not universal, it is self serving and it allows unjust harm onto vulnerable and marginalized peoples.
by Shahzi Bokhari
Published May 29, 2019 in Commentary (3 comments)

The Narcissist Apocalypse
There are different ways to create a narcissist and our society is establishing perfect conditions for their proliferation.
by Kevin Somers
Published May 27, 2019 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Weeds are simply flowering plants growing where they're not wanted. Many are not only beautiful to look at, but also delicious to eat.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published May 23, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Right-Wing Populists are Immune to Hypocrisy
Pointing out the hypocrisy of right-wing populists and their supporters misses the movement's central premise.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 23, 2019 in Politics (6 comments)

A Guide to Menstruation for the Uncomfortable
A person's ability to be prepared for anything, even something as ubiquitous as a woman's cycle, is predicated entirely on having a stable place to live and a decent income.
by Lonita Fraser
Published May 19, 2019 in Commentary (1 comment)

With Climate Action, the Middle Ground Between Success and Failure is Failure
We need a massive, comprehensive, all-hands-on-deck mobilization of our entire country to transition rapidly and decisively to a decarbonized economy if we have any hope of saving the planet for our children and grandchildren.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 17, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (8 comments)

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
This film should be shown in high school civics, law and history classes across the country to eradicate the belief that First Nations peoples are disposable.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published May 16, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Addressing the Twin Crises of Global Warming and Neoliberalism
A Green New Deal offers a blueprint for a rapid transition to a sustainable economy that brings everyone along, delivering more prosperity to Canadians and guaranteeing that no workers will be left behind in the transition.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 10, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (7 comments)

Speaking Notes from my Magill-Pearl-Kent Greenway Jane's Walk
On Saturday, May 4, I led a Jane's Walk along the proposed route of a new neighbourhood greenway that may be coming to Hamilton next year.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 06, 2019 in Special Report: Cycling (1 comment)

Two Jane's Rides in 2019: Downtown to General Hospital and Durand to Kirkendall by Alley
On May 4 and 5, Kevin Love will be leading Jane's Rides that explore how to use Hamilton's network of alleys to travel around the city.
by Kevin Love
Published May 02, 2019 in Special Report: Cycling (1 comment)

16 Ways to Spend Your Carbon Tax Dividend
You're getting climate cash. Here are 16 ways you could invest it to reduce your emissions and save more money.
by Jen Dawson
Published May 01, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (5 comments)

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