Gordon Cameron
Jul 03, 2015 | Add Comment | Stoney Creek News

When making good on a customer service gaffe makes it all better

Gordon Cameron

The hygienist comes in and makes some small talk as she puts on her blue rubber gloves and gets me...

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Columns | Jun 30, 2015

THE SKY THIS MONTH: Searching for dwarf planet Pluto

2015 will be remembered as the year of Pluto because on July 14 at 7:49 a.m., New Horizons will be the first space probe to...

Hamilton Mountain News | by Mario Carr
Columns | Jun 27, 2015
Canada Day picnic

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: A privilege to hold Canada Day barbecue

Not so long ago, we defined ourselves as Canadians by how we differed from Americans. For example, it was accepted as a...

Hamilton Mountain News | by Gord Bowes
Columns | Jun 24, 2015
Gordon Cameron

Torch relay was a special day, but...

Now, I understand that there are legitimate security concerns. There have been instances in past torch runs where spectators...

Ancaster News | by Gordon Cameron
Columns | Jun 24, 2015
Stoney Creek councillor Doug Conley

Hamilton has strong case in its appeal against Canada Post

The issue over who should have the ultimate say of where mailboxes can be placed seems asinine to me.

Stoney Creek News | by Doug Conley
Columns | Jun 24, 2015
Lloyd Ferguson

LLOYD FERGUSON COLUMN: Jim Green leaves lasting legacy

Sadly, Jim Green, known as “Mr. Ancaster” passed away on June 22, 2015. You will be reading a lot about Jim and his...

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Local | Jun 22, 2015

TIM BOSMA: Accused killer Dellen Millard gets a new lawyer

Bosma, a 32-year-old Ancaster family man, vanished after taking two strangers on a test drive of the truck he was selling...

Hamilton Spectator | by Susan Clairmont
Jun 18, 2015

Life lessons learned from my dad

I would think that, like the majority of people, your relationship with your father is unique and a mix of both good and bad....

Ancaster News | Add Comment | by Barry Coe
Jun 17, 2015

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: It’s the time of year for bravos and farewells

Sports seem to be the big focus in Hamilton these days. The Pan-Am games are coming to the city right after the Women’s World...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Gord Bowes
Jun 11, 2015

Ranked ballots won’t fix everything wrong with our electoral system

Have you ever tried to choose a restaurant with a large and diverse group of friends and acquaintances? One may want to go to...

Hamilton Mountain News | 2 Comments | by Gordon Cameron
Jun 09, 2015

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: New real estate rules help alleviate ‘phantom bid’ worries

If you’ve ever bought a house in a competing offers situation – bidding war, in the common vernacular – you know the...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Jeff Bonner
Jun 09, 2015

GROWING GREEN: Try drought-tolerant plants in your garden

Xeriscape is another word for drought-tolerant gardening. The word is derived from xeros, a Greek word meaning dry, and...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Gord Bowes
Jun 04, 2015

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Play is key word at libraries this summer

The annual TD Summer Reading Club is offered across all 22 Hamilton Public Library branches, including our two bookmobiles...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Lita Barrie
Jun 03, 2015

Four ways to get Hamilton Community News to cover your group or event

Many of the pitches I receive from the community, well, leave a lot to be desired. That’s not a knock against the many...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Gordon Cameron
May 28, 2015

Bad customer service? Vote with your feet

In this day and age, I don’t understand how a business owner can take any customer for granted. Yes, some customers aren’t...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Gord Bowes
May 28, 2015

COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Here’s the best transit system for Hamilton

The older I get, the closer I gravitate toward public transit and less to a car.

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Lucio Palazzo
May 26, 2015

Hamilton Police Service's professionalism on display during arrest

Where sensible, sane people would have stayed put, we two journalists sprang from the SUV with almost the same vigour as the...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Gordon Cameron

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