Posts in: Opinion

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Some help to figure out your mental health options

When you look at information from Statistics Canada, it’s clear that we should be talking about mental health.

LETTER: Rymal-Schwenger Park compromise

Re: Battle of historical names (April 14)


GROWING GREEN: Potential for potatoes

This wasn’t just future compost – it was a potential crop of potatoes.

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Mike Vukovich’s editorial cartoons

A look at local issues through the pen of Hamilton Community News cartoonist Mike Vukovich.


Buyer beware on lobbyist registry

As I have previously revealed in this space, I’m a former lobbyist, so it only seems natural for me to wade into the current debate about the creation of a Hamilton lobbyist registry. At the time, I was duly registered with the province using a system that only required me to declare who I was [...]

City needs to clean up its mess

Last week Hamilton Community News reporter Richard Leitner broke the story of how the shattered grave markers of several veterans were found dumped over the side of a bluff at the city-owned Woodland Cemetery. The act was scandalous, and one that the city took seriously. In fact, the remnants of the tombstones were removed before the article hit the streets. In a follow-up story in this week’s paper the city’s manager of parks and cemeteries Tennessee Propedo said that he would fire any worker “on the spot” who he caught disposing of a marker in such an improper manner.

LETTER: Pockets of poor bus service

re: Expanded bus service for Mountain (April 3)

LETTER: Lobbyist registry ensures accountability, transparency

re: Is registration the right answer? (Editorial, April 10)

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Around the Bay event displays city’s vision and spirit

The Around the Bay run on Sunday, March 30 was another great example of the fabulous Hamilton spirit.

Stolen rowboat had a good home

My name is Jacob. I’m 10 years old.