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Ryan Janssen was born and raised here in Hamilton - living first in Dundas, then in Westdale, and now in the downtown core. He is currently finishing a Masters degree in Toronto, working in Mississauga, and living in Hamilton.
Just Do Something to Improve Transit - We are tired of public transit being a second-class mode of commuting. If transit is important to City Hall, we the citizenry cannot tell. Published February 09, 2015 in Special Report: Transit
Swan Song for a Raccoon on York Boulevard - My run through the city, a scared rodent, and a four-lane highway procured a story and (perhaps) an opportunity for reflection. Published December 31, 2014 in Commentary
Hamilton's Fractured Political Discourse - There is something to be said about the frivolity of our current mode of conflict resolution, just as there is something to be said about developing new strategies to approach divisive issues. Published May 06, 2014 in Commentary
Disappointment, Hope, and Local Community - A new payday loan centre on Main and Dundurn might be exploiting inner-city poverty, but the question is: what exactly are we going to do about it? Published January 17, 2014 in Opinion