Articles in Letters

Racism in Hamilton Appalling
The writer asks whether the racism shown toward First Nations people in comments on the Caledonia land claim issue would be considered acceptable if shown toward other marginalized groups.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 01, 2011 in Letters (74 comments)

This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things
A letter writer decries the bad behaviour of some Ticat fans after the Labour Day Classic.
by Letter to the Editor
Published September 13, 2010 in Letters (23 comments)

End of the Century
I know the economy soured, but so did Hamilton's leadership - gasp, choke and fade to indifference.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 15, 2010 in Letters (2 comments)

CCAC: No Seamless Transfer
Aznive Mallett asks why a process is supported when it does not give community nurses job-stability or incentives to keep them.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 18, 2008 in Letters (2 comments)

We Have Lost a Great Man
Ryan Furlong laments the loss of a great community builder.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 18, 2008 in Letters (2 comments)

Amalgamation vs. Democracy
An RTH reader argues that the solution to the consequences of imposed amalgamation is actually quite simple - democratic choice.
by Letter to the Editor
Published December 20, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Charles Ives Not a Reactionary
An RTH reader offers a different perspective on Charles Ives.
by Letter to the Editor
Published September 09, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Hamilton is My Home and I Love it
The old buildings downtown have so much potential and the people there are "real".
by Letter to the Editor
Published April 10, 2007 in Letters (3 comments)

Additions to RTH First Principles
A reader suggests two additions to the RTH first principles.
by Letter to the Editor
Published April 10, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Bicycles Not Appropriate for Everyone
A reader argues that bicycles are not adequate to meet our transportation needs.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 09, 2007 in Letters (5 comments)

Tenants Losing Interest
A reader points out changes to Ontario rental law that affects tenants who have paid security deposits.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 09, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Don't Punish Responsible Dog Owners
Responsible dog owners will share the brunt of whatever restrictive measures that result, but these are not the people who need lessons in taking responsibility seriously.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 10, 2007 in Letters (8 comments)

Convert Main and King to Two-Way
A reader throws his support behind converting Main and King to two-way traffic.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 23, 2006 in Letters (29 comments)

McHattie Not Missing on Neighbourhood Issues
Craig Hermanson debunks the claim in a recent Spectator column that Brian McHattie has not paid enough attention to local residents.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 08, 2006 in Letters (30 comments)

Where is the Leadership In Energy Policy?
In the United States, fuel efficiency standards have not been raised for passenger cars since 1985. That's 21 years!
by Letter to the Editor
Published October 20, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

New Lister Plan is Fairer
Jeremy Freiburger believes City Council finally "gets it" about preserving the Lister Block.
by Letter to the Editor
Published October 06, 2006 in Letters (3 comments)

Don't Punish Commuters
A reader argues that banning driving on smog days is not practical without a viable alternative.
by Letter to the Editor
Published July 05, 2006 in Letters (6 comments)

Nightlife is the Key
Creative people, who will determine the success of cities, demand thrilling activity.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 18, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

Greenfields Are Part of the Mix
If we are to accommodate the expected growth of 200,000 people in Hamilton and provide jobs for them, we will need a mix of strategies.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 18, 2006 in Letters (0 comments)

Jackson Square Turnaround
There may be hope for aging urban malls.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 15, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

Parking Should Be Free
An RTH reader argues that free parking downtown would encourage more people to come downtown.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 27, 2006 in Letters (1 comment)

Legitimizing the Crackdown
The City of Hamilton's campaign to 'shoot the wounded' after the Red Hill battle is characterized by disdain for the truth.
by Letter to the Editor
Published November 10, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Fundamentals Not in Place
The Global Transpark Project in Kinston, North Carolina suffered from bureaucratic delays and lack of connecting surface transportation.
by Letter to the Editor
Published October 07, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Buchanans' First Home
An RTH reader provides some history on the Buchanan family.
by Letter to the Editor
Published June 16, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

'Nanny State' Mentality
A reader takes issue with banning drive-thrus. Trevor Shaw responds.
by Letter to the Editor
Published May 31, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Letter to the Editor
The CBC should have been interested in Hamilton years ago.
by Letter to the Editor
Published April 14, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

A Fait Accompli
A reader looks for a silver lining to Red Hill.
by Letter to the Editor
Published March 14, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Letters to the Editor
Readers suggest that it's hopeless to work with city council and that transportation issues are complex.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 19, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

Steer Clear of Red Hill
I felt pretty polarized right from the get-go after checking out the site.
by Letter to the Editor
Published January 14, 2005 in Letters (0 comments)

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