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Viv Saunders has loved living in six different wards of Hamilton. She is a Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant, wife, mother of two and has recently been utilizing her life experiences to become an informed and actively engaged citizen.
Site Plan for 560 Grays Road and Multi-Use Path - Updated - The City's head of planning has clarified that the site plan for a new development planned at Grays Road and Frances Avenue will not replace the existing paved multi-use path with a sidewalk, forcing cyclists into vehicle traffic. Published August 11, 2016 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
Challenging Some Urban and Suburban Myths - Let's continue to call out leaders out on their divisiveness politicking, but in such as a fashion that we're not making disparaging comments towards each other in the process. Published May 17, 2016 in Commentary
Time to Retire Special Infrastructure Levy? - The levy seemed like a fair compromise and an equitable resolution to the difficult task of harmonizing tax rates for area-rated services. Published March 11, 2016 in Commentary
Council Has a Responsibility to Resolve Area Rating for Transit - The boundaries for transit rates match the old boundaries of the municipalities that were amalgamated to form Hamilton, but they are illogical from the perspective of the transit network. Published March 08, 2016 in Special Report: Transit