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Column: Canadian values hold strong in the face of attack

Amidst all the concern and confusion surrounding both attacks, the country kept its head. There were no calls for police-state security measures. There was no reactionary backlash against the Muslim community. On the contrary, we reacted in a very Canadian style. We celebrated the lives of those taken too soon, and moved forward, unchastened and unbowed by those deplorable acts.

Editorial: Hamilton’s voter turnout was a complete debacle

It looks like Hamilton mayor-elect Fred Eisenberger and the rest of the new council have a firm mandate to do pretty much whatever they want for the next four years. That should be the attitude Eisenberger, and the rest of his councillors, including the four new representatives, should take after the majority of Hamiltonians abrogated their right to have a say in the city’s future.


THE SKY THIS MONTH: Astronomical Christmas gift ideas

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers offers tips

LETTER: Super boxes don’t necessarily equal timely delivery of mail

My box has been serviced between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Hamilton Spectator photo

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Wear red Tuesday to honour Corporal Nathan Cirillo

Columnist Mike Nabuurs says it is time for us to rally around our troops — to don a uniform of red to let everyone know we stand together


You will shape the future of Hamilton with your vote

here are many out there who think that their vote won’t matter, or that their issues will be ignored no matter who gets elected, but I’m here to tell you that isn’t the case.

Editorial: Hamilton’s People’s Platform amounts to input by the few

While the People’s Platform initiative was a good attempt at improving civic engagement in Hamilton, the results fell well short.

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Discussion needed about accessibility

Organizations with accessible employment practices see higher job retention, and attendance, lower turnover, enhanced job performance and better safety records.

LETTER: ISIS editorial hit nail on head

When it got out of hand. threatening oil-rich Iraqi Kurdistan, Obama bombed it, without UN approval, using two journalists’ death as a pretext.