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Protesters at NPCA board meeting
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority agreed Jan. 18 at its first board meeting of 2017 to seek a third-party audit of its operations.
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Time for Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority to come clean

​The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, stuck between a rock and a hard place, reluctantly...

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Editorial | Jan 17, 2017
Hamilton LRT open house

Secretive Metrolinx realigns LRT's future

LRT dreamers have always trumpeted a system that would provide enhanced economic development and the image of a progressive...

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Editorial | Jan 12, 2017
Hamilton studys firearm discharge bylaw areas

On target for Hamilton's firearms bylaw

City officials have stated the reason behind the review is to make sure people using guns are doing so in the proper place....

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Editorial | Jan 05, 2017
Water bottles

Should the sale of water in plastic bottles be banned?

There needs to be an investment in installing, or in some cases, reinstalling water fountains and reusable bottle filling...

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Editorial | Dec 27, 2016
Oosterhoff

Making Hamilton less surreal and more real in 2017

“Surreal” seems the appropriate description for the events that 2016 produced.

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Editorial | Dec 21, 2016
Ice fishing

Neighbouring municipalities dig into Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

It’s blatantly obvious the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority has a credibility problem with the area’s municipalities.

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Editorial | Dec 16, 2016
Hamilton City Hall

Hamilton city council wants to keep taxes low while funding huge projects

Councillors continue to believe they can lower taxes while at the same time keep spending on programs. For the last five...

Hamilton Mountain News
Dec 08, 2016

Is bigger better when it comes to Hamilton's hydro service provider?

Officials are marketing the merger as a cost-saving measure. Local distributors repeatedly say they are not the ones to blame...

Stoney Creek News | 1 Comment
Dec 01, 2016

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has suspended the right to know on suspensions

While it isn’t clear why board bureaucrats once again failed to comply with the lawful and reasonable instructions of those...

Dundas Star News | 1 Comment
Nov 24, 2016

Hamilton’s history of low taxes will mean new cash or cuts are critical to the budget

After all those low tax increases and using the reserve fund as their own “free money” Hamilton councillors are facing...

Hamilton Mountain News | 3 Comments
Nov 18, 2016

The Ontario Liberals will be left in the dustbin of history if they don't start listening to voters on hydro and other issues

In Niagara West-Glanbrook, it is not hard to hear the angry voices of residents who are having a difficult time paying for...

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Nov 11, 2016

Ontario's police oversight system has a duty to serve, protect and inform

The only reason the public knows that a Police Services Act hearing will be held in December is because of the Ward 3...

Dundas Star News | 1 Comment
Nov 03, 2016

The time for inaction on Hamilton's ward boundaries is over

An independent report, produced at a cost of about $270,000, laid plain the stark facts: Hamilton’s current ward system is...

Hamilton Mountain News | 4 Comments
Oct 27, 2016

At some point Justin Trudeau and the Liberals need to prove that they aren't just style over substance

His bubbly visit to Hamilton City Hall — without informing the media, or even taking time to speak to reporters — included...

Dundas Star News | 1 Comment
Oct 20, 2016

Auchmar and Royal Hamilton Light Infantry are a perfect fit

Imagine a fully restored Auchmar House and grounds that serves not only as a monument to Hamilton’s past but continues to...

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Oct 13, 2016

Decades of poor hydro policies leave Ontarians paying way too much for electricity

The Liberals are now in the process of dismantling the Hydro One behemoth, while also investing billions of dollars to...

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Oct 06, 2016

The time for reports on racism is over, it's time for action

Those reports were on the minds of the participants at the Anti-Racism Directorate as they demanded action and not more...

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