Articles from October, 2019

City of Burlington Shares Options for Official Plan Review
Engaged Citizens of Burlington (ECoB) co-chair Roland Tanner gives his impression of the OP Review options and the engagement the city is undertaking.
by Roland Tanner
Published October 29, 2019 in Commentary (0 comments)

Carbon Pricing a Small-Government Solution to Climate Change
Everyone can reduce the amount of tax they pay by reducing the amount of carbon they use. In the long term, we all stand to benefit.
by Lauren Stephen
Published October 28, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (4 comments)

Alberta's Oil Tantrum Masks a Desperate Cry for Help
Alberta's entire political economy is built on resource extraction, corporate capture and rampant denial of reality.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 24, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (7 comments)

AGH Film Festival Review: There Are No Fakes
Documentary filmmaker Jamie Kastner chronicles the unraveling of a bizarre fraud ring that not only pirated Norval Morrisseau's Woodlands style of painting, but used violence, drugs, and alcohol to achieve their goals.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published October 24, 2019 in Reviews (0 comments)

AGH Film Festival Review: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
The fact that Morrison's books can be found in every country around the world is a proof that her writing is unmatched.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published October 24, 2019 in Reviews (0 comments)

AGH Film Festival Review: Pain and Glory
This was a fabulous choice to open the 2019 Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival and sets an inclusive, loving tone for this wonderful celebration of all things film.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published October 24, 2019 in Reviews (0 comments)

PPC Candidate for Hamilton Centre Promoting Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories
Since the fall of Hitler, most anti-Semites understand that it's not wise to raise "the Jewish Question" directly, so they instead engage in conspiratorial dog-whistles.
by Alton Byrne
Published October 20, 2019 in Special Report: Extremism (0 comments)

The Staggering Mediocrity of Andrew Scheer
Scheer never apologizes for anything. Not for his dual citizenship hypocrisy, his homophobia, lying about his résumé, lying about carbon pricing, pandering to Yellow Vest bigots, or anything else.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 18, 2019 in Federal Election 2019 (8 comments)

Hamilton is Joining the Extinction Rebellion
When 3-4 percent of the population is actively engaged in nonviolently challenging the regime, it can bring about major change. For Hamilton, that means about 18,000 people. We have a long way to go.
by Nicole Smith
Published October 16, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (6 comments)

Time for a National Basic Income
During this federal election, ask representatives where they stand on Universal Basic Income and tell them it's time to extend this hand-up to all Canadians.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published October 16, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival
This year has an amazing array of eclectic films to choose from and many include post-film talks with directors, guest speakers, panelists, and film experts.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published October 16, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

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