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Voting day
Voters head into the polling station at Huntington Park recreation centre in the Hamilton Mountain riding.
Sep 23, 2016 | Add Comment | Ancaster News

Is voting reform fairness or fraud?

Arguments are made that changing the system will increase voter turnout or boost the number of women...

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Editorial | Sep 15, 2016
Red Hill Valley Parkway

Hamilton's parkways aren't death traps

Traffic is at its most dangerous not when it’s too fast or too slow, but when it’s unpredictable. If everyone stuck to the...

Hamilton Mountain News
Editorial | Sep 08, 2016
Bishop Tonnos Secondary School

School's back for fall, but should it have been out for summer in the first place?

If the educational community, parents and teachers are really interested in improving the education of students, year-round...

Stoney Creek News
Editorial | Sep 01, 2016
Transgender protest

Competing rights and freedoms make it hard to do always do the right thing

There is always a balancing act between competing rights, clashing cultures, and meshing of philosophies in a democratic...

Hamilton Mountain News
Editorial | Aug 25, 2016
Old blue boxes

Hamilton and the province have been wasting time when it comes to waste diversion

Ontario’s waste diversion rate is a meager 25 per cent. Hamilton’s is better at 48 per cent, but compared to more progressive...

Stoney Creek News
Editorial | Aug 18, 2016
Veggies

Hamilton's food strategy finally gets cooking

As this summer’s drought has highlighted our food security is razor thin. Hamilton’s farmers have been struggling with their...

Stoney Creek News
Editorial | Aug 11, 2016
Canada Post Super Mailboxes

Postal banking is worth a look to help the working poor

In Hamilton’s inner city, residents are desperate for some form of banking. About 15 per cent of Canadians do not have a bank...

Stoney Creek News
Aug 04, 2016

Hamilton's failure to ensure open meeting laws are followed show why real consequences are needed

Hamilton ignored the public’s need to hear and see an important discussion in open session and arrogantly chose to go behind...

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Jul 28, 2016

Debating Hamilton's future

Even the basic reason for building this high-order transit system remains questionable. Supporters argue it will provide an...

Dundas Star News | 5 Comments
Jul 21, 2016

Hamilton's apathy towards public consultations breeds false 'consensus'

The 18 public meetings held by a consultant to talk about proposed changes to the city’s ward boundary system attracted a...

Ancaster News | 2 Comments
Jul 15, 2016

All of Hamilton needs economic development help

It seems the economic strategy to revitalize the core has trumped all other strategies to expand, innovate and assist...

Dundas Star News | 6 Comments
Jul 07, 2016

Ward boundary changes needed for Hamilton

Sixteen years later, those 15 ward boundaries are establishing an unequal and undemocratic governance system. The Mountain...

Dundas Star News | 3 Comments
Jun 30, 2016

Trump and British vote to leave the EU act as a warning that history may be repeating itself

It’s a political, cultural and economic landscape familiar to 2016, but in fact it occurred in 1893 during the great economic...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment
Jun 22, 2016

EDITORIAL: Striking at shibboleths

If a Hamilton resident has a problem or an issue involving the city, the homeowner calls up City Hall or goes to their local...

Hamilton Mountain News | 5 Comments
Jun 15, 2016

EDITORIAL: New image, same story with Ontario cabinet shuffle

You’re bogged down in the polls, bereft of new ideas and struggling to gain any type of political traction as the 2018...

Hamilton Mountain News | 1 Comment
Jun 09, 2016

Hamilton residents should be calling for 311 service

Hamilton, though, as city staff and politicians have been repeating to themselves, is an innovative city that seeks to find...

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Jun 03, 2016

Separate leagues for public and Catholic boards miss the point of school sports

While the philosophy would seem to be universal for all athletic endeavors, it remains striking the Catholic sports teams can...

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