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Keanin is the President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.
A Moratorium on Progress that Undermines LRT Planning - It is our fear that the motion before Council would tie the hands of city staff and the LRT Project Team by preventing them from designing into the project the very best practices that are essential to the success of LRT. Published December 09, 2015 in Special Report: Light Rail
Chamber Urges Development of Life Sciences Cluster - The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce outlines economic development opportunities in the release of a new Life Sciences Cluster Report. Published February 04, 2014 in Commentary
Searching for Answers to Hamilton's Love of One-Way Streets - Despite the success of the James/John two-way test case, why were we more progressive a decade ago than today? Published May 16, 2012 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
Hamilton in 2011: Not So Bad - The truly bright side of things is that struggle requires us to focus on the things that matter the most to us. Published December 16, 2011 in Signs of Life
Hamilton Still Trending Upward - September gave me renewed optimism that my investment in Hamilton might well have been a good one. Published October 17, 2011 in Signs of Life
Hamilton: City of Opportunity - McMaster's involvement in Hamilton's rebirth could be profoundly more transformative than UW's impact on the City of Waterloo. Published September 06, 2011 in Signs of Life
Innovation City? - The first step toward a dynamic knowledge economy in Hamilton is in recognizing that the status quo is not acceptable, and that is something on which this community of 500,000 people can almost universally agree. Published June 02, 2011 in Special Report: Creative City
Stadium Compromise Still Needs Vision - While much of the community is breathing a sigh of relief that the Ticats and the City are again talking, no one should celebrate yet, because we cannot be sure that the parties truly understand the consequences of their decisions over the last number of Published September 09, 2010 in Signs of Life
Is the Mayor Leading the West Harbour Side? - Saturday's West Harbour rally is an opportunity for the Mayor to coalesce a worthy movement around his leadership. The crowd will be in no mood to hear diplomatic triteness. Published August 06, 2010 in Opinion
The Wrath of Hurricane Bob - The man who self-admittedly made one of the most foolish business decisions one could make feels entitled to jeopardize a City's dreams of renewal to enrich his franchise at taxpayer expense. Published July 30, 2010 in Signs of Life
Searching for Signs of Inspiration - For too many of Hamilton's institutional and political elites, the status quo is lucrative. Published March 11, 2010 in Signs of Life
Making Hamilton the Best Place In Canada To Raise a Child - Parents may be enticed by a slogan, but until the City and the Jobs Prosperity Collaborative substantially improve the regional employment market, they will be disappointed by reality. Published January 28, 2010 in Signs of Life
Good Riddance, 2009 - Despite what has occurred in 2009, I celebrate the new year with a mix of relief, for having survived a tough year, and optimism, because next year surely cannot be any worse. Published December 29, 2009 in Signs of Life
Searching for Signs of Life - I want to tap into what is good in Hamilton and thus I begin my search for signs of life by engaging you, the Raise the Hammer Community. Published December 15, 2009 in Signs of Life
Walkability Fail at Aberdeen Railroad Underpass, Published May 04, 2012 in Walkability Fail
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