Articles from September, 2020

Low Hospitalization Numbers Today Are No Cause for Complacency
As long as each person who gets COVID-19 in Ontario infects on average more than one other person, that means we are on track for runaway exponential growth in cases again.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 23, 2020 in Special Report: COVID-19 (6 comments)

Silence is Acceptance for Colleagues of Bullying Councillors
It is time for Council to decide that the bullying and abuse will no longer be tolerated.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 14, 2020 in Special Report: Council Conduct (1 comment)

One Resident's View of Safe-Sizing Aberdeen Avenue
Speed kills people and neighbourhoods. I want the neighbourhoods along Aberdeen Avenue to be the healthiest they can be for generations to come.
by Graham Crawford
Published September 09, 2020 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

Erin O'Toole's Climate Policy is Insincere and Unserious
Grown-ups know that combatting climate change will cost money. One way or another, we all must pay. Either we pay for combatting climate change, or we will pay much more dearly with lives and money as unmitigated climate change worsens year after year.
by John Loukidelis
Published September 08, 2020 in Special Report: Climate Change (1 comment)

Predictions of Chaos and Doom for Herkimer, Charlton Bike Lanes
Fear of change is a powerful reactionary force. It's time for Hamiltonians to learn from our own experience that making streets safer and more inclusive won't cause the sky to fall.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 08, 2020 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

Wrestling the GHG Emissions Monster to the Ground, One Building at a Time
Reducing the carbon footprint of a building is not as difficult or expensive as one might think. But individual efforts will not be enough by themselves.
by John Loukidelis and Thomas Cassidy
Published September 08, 2020 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)

Answering the Obstructionists: The Case for Traffic Calming on Aberdeen
We can take concrete steps to make it harder for people to drive at dangerous speeds on Aberdeen, while physically protecting the sidewalks.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 04, 2020 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (0 comments)

After the Spill
Following a Council decision not to disclose two leaks of sewage and stormwater totalling 24 billion litres over four years, local civic leaders, stewardship agencies and the Ministry of Environment are working to come to terms with the aftermath.
by Paul Weinberg
Published September 02, 2020 in Special Report (4 comments)

'I Cried on The Bus': Local Dance Student Accepted at Juilliard
Despite a lifetime of dancing, arriving at Juilliard was akin to Flora setting foot at the base camp of Mount Everest.
by Kevin Somers
Published September 02, 2020 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

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