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Paul Shaker is an urban planner and a co-founder of the Centre for Community Study, a Hamilton-based urban research organization.
Salvaging the Pan Am Opportunity: Move Brian Timmis to West Harbour - The importance of West Harbour has always been much more than just a potential location for a stadium. Published September 01, 2011 in Special Report: Pan Am
Pan Am Opportunity: A 22,000 West Harbour Stadium - If, according to Bob Young, cost and not location is the primary issue left concerning the Pan Am Games stadium, a strong case can be made for a 22,000 seat stadium at West Harbour. Published January 17, 2011 in Special Report: Pan Am
Pan Am Solution: A Scalable West Harbour Stadium - It's time to bring this debate back to the original Pan Am Games opportunity - the chance to realize many of our city goals so that years from now, looking back, we will not be talking about the potential of Hamilton, we will be living it. Published December 31, 2010 in Special Report: Pan Am
Bridging the Divide - Without leadership that promotes a climate of compromise and brings all parties representing differing visions together, Hamilton's political divide could become entrenched. Published October 20, 2006 in Opinion