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Dec 01, 2016 | Add Comment | Dundas Star News

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...

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Editorial | Nov 24, 2016
City of Hamilton

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
Editorial | Nov 18, 2016
Premier Kathleen Wynne

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...

Hamilton Mountain News
Editorial | Nov 11, 2016
Hamilton Police

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
Editorial | Nov 03, 2016
Hamilton's wards

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
Editorial | Oct 27, 2016
Justin Trudeau at Mohawk College

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
Editorial | Oct 20, 2016
Auchmar Manor

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...

Hamilton Mountain News
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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Sep 29, 2016

Changes to Hamilton's streets isn't just a downtown issue

More disturbing is 15 years after amalgamation, it would seem that the downtown community has installed its own blinders,...

Hamilton Mountain News | 8 Comments
Sep 23, 2016

Is voting reform fairness or fraud?

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

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Sep 15, 2016

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...

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Sep 08, 2016

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...

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Sep 01, 2016

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 | 2 Comments
Aug 25, 2016

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...

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Aug 18, 2016

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...

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Aug 11, 2016

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...

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