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Karl Andrus recently returned to his hometown of Hamilton after attending Brock University majoring in History. He is a proud son of journalist and local activist the late Kate Andrus. He lives in Stinson, loves the vibrant and growing city, is Co-Chair of the Stinson Community Association and is active in many local groups and initiatives.
It Takes a Village to Raise a Garden - This year is only the beginning of what might become another urban farm within the Hamilton landscape. Published June 26, 2017 in Commentary
LRT Opposition Follows Same Pattern of Fear and Uncertainty as Past Failed Plans - The last 'Coalition On Sensible Transit' organized to kill LRT and then disappeared for 35 years without advancing any of alternatives or improvements they had used to kill the plan. Published April 03, 2017 in Special Report: Lister Block
Civil Discourse and Calling a Neighbourhood 'Nowhere' - When I told the LRT Sub-Committee that people living on the line don't like being told they are "nowhere", Councillor Whitehead took it personally and impugned my character. Published January 31, 2017 in Special Report: Light Rail
A Legacy of Missed Opportunity: The Hamilton Rapid Transit Plans That Could Have Been - History shows that today's LRT opportunity for Hamilton could once again pass us by, as so many previous opportunities did. But with leadership, this once-in-a-generation opportunity need not be squandered again. Published June 23, 2016 in Special Report: Light Rail