Articles from March, 2020

Things You Can Do to Flatten the Curve
There are two essential ways you can help slow the transmission of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 through the community: personal sanitation and social distancing.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 20, 2020 in Special Report: COVID-19 (1 comment)

Reflections on a Pandemic: Where We Are and What It Means
The only thing I think I can state with any confidence is that anyone who thinks things will go back to normal in a couple of weeks does not understand the gravity of the situation we're in.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 19, 2020 in Special Report: COVID-19 (4 comments)

Doug Ford's Policies Have Been a Disaster for Ontario
Ford's attacks on worker protections, public health, housing affordability and disaster preparedness left Ontario less equipped to respond to a public health emergency like COVID-19.
by Michael Nabert
Published March 18, 2020 in Special Report: COVID-19 (0 comments)

Light Rail Transit in Hamilton: The Story so Far
Adapted from notes for a recent talk.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 13, 2020 in Special Report: Light Rail (0 comments)

Sovereign Soil
Sovereign Soil looks at life and death, seasonal cycles, notions of time, and how people are living custodially, in relative equilibrium with nature.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published March 13, 2020 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Try This if You Don't Think Our Politics Have Shifted to the Right
None of the public services we rely on and take for granted would stand a chance of being implemented in our current political climate if they didn't already exist.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 09, 2020 in Politics (2 comments)

Safe Crossing Needed on King at Bernie Morellie Recreation Centre
Unfortunately, our city has been prioritized for motor vehicle travel and we lack many of the needed safety measures to create a safe and sustainable community.
by Edward Harris
Published March 06, 2020 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

Urban Renewal, Then and Now: LRT and the Rental Housing Crisis, Part 2
Almost nobody but tenants in rental housing and the homeless in their camps actually feels the need for their right to housing to be met - affordable, secure, adequately sized and located housing, that is.
by Shawn Selway
Published March 06, 2020 in Commentary (0 comments)

Time to Turn? LRT and the Rental Housing Crisis, Part 1
Municipal strategies which exacerbate the housing affordability problem today look less like indifference and more like active hostility, as pointless as it is cruel.
by Shawn Selway
Published March 05, 2020 in Commentary (0 comments)

Public Health Cuts are a Deadly False Economy
If you don't think you need Public Health, that's because it's working. A political leader or party that doesn't understand this is by definition unqualified to lead the government.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 04, 2020 in Special Report: COVID-19 (3 comments)

The Whale and The Raven
Mirjam Leuze's hauntingly beautiful documentary illuminates the divergent interests and issues that unite Kitimat, BC and the whales that thrive in its fjords.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published March 04, 2020 in Healing Gaia (1 comment)

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