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COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Bridge: A game of aptitude or attitude?
There’s an old joke that asks who’s easier to talk to – a serial killer or a bridge player?
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Friday, November, 21, 2014 - 6:06:10 PM
Stoney Creek tree plantings aimed to ward off emerald ash borer "Lets be real though you cannot replace a tree. A tree lost is forever lost, the best you can do is plant others to mitigate the loss and perhaps someday come close to what once was years into the future. I say this because there is an epidemic in thi"
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Friday, November, 14, 2014 - 7:07:37 PM
Column: Getting to know my great-grandfather "I very much enjoyed reading your column on your great-grandfather who died in the Great War. I often think of my grandmother's uncle, Ivan Newell Wallis, of Greensville who died in the Great War in Aug 1918 at the age of 20 years. I know a few things"
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Friday, November, 14, 2014 - 6:06:53 PM
Chris Charlton hopeful about Remembrance Day bill "Unnecessary and a waste of time. What we need to put our efforts in is for actual services and aid for our veterans not an empty holiday so politicians can pretend for a day they care and to pump up patriotism so they can squeak harmful unpopular leg"
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LETTER: Christmas should be humble celebration
Maybe we have lost the true meaning of Christmas.
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Column: My latest adventures in papersitting
For the last few weeks I’ve been papersitting the Ancaster News and the Dundas Star News for Senior Editor Debra Downey who is off on a well-deserved vacation in the sun. Judging from the fact that readers haven’t come after me with torches and pitchforks it leads me to believe that I haven’t done too horrible of a job as editor pro tem.
Editorial: A blank slate for relations between the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton city hall
If newly elected school board chair Todd White is truly interested in creating a better relationship with the board’s partners, that would be welcome news to the entire city. For too long now the board has been ignoring the needs of the community; and only concerned with its own bureaucratic demands. The board has turned a deaf ear over concerns about closing its schools, accepting minimal input from parents, and completely discounting the interests of the city. The result has created hostility between politicians, and a credibility gap with the community.
LETTER: Canada Post boxes a safety concern
Apparently Canada Post is putting their new boxes in “No Parking” and “No Stopping” zones.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: The Bridge offers men a fresh start
What would you think of an organization that would help your son, brother, friend or relative make better choices than a life of crime?
LETTER: Chaplain joins party opposed to life’s work
As a chaplain at Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School, Tassi has helped organized several pro-life rallies on Parliament Hill over the years
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: The majority must be heard on LRT
Even though I support the LRT, maybe it is time for us to pause for some sober second thought.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: HWDSB must be accountable
They cannot be accountable without a record that can be accessed, should there be a challenge.
LETTER: Amalgamation conveniently forgotten
Politicians always seem to remember to forget unsavoury issues and discussions such as amalgamation which would reveal defects.
LETTER: There are still Good Samaritans
There are more good people in Hamilton than bad, but we mostly only hear about the 10 per cent who are bad.
LETTER: City already knows who non-voters are
Re: No easy answers (Editorial, Nov. 13)
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Changing the language of mental illness
Robin Williams, suffering from depression, took his own life. The media stated he died by suicide. But did he?
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MPP Ted McMeekin column: Remembering how they lived
We gathered in solemn remembrance earlier this week to honour the sacrifices Canadian soldiers have made in the two great wars, in Korea, in Afghanistan and in numerous peacekeeping missions.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: I’ve got a secret that I’m not ashamed of
When I was 19, my doctor discovered I had minimal hearing loss in my right ear.
LETTER: Renaming dog park would be fitting tribute
Re: Proposal would rename dog park after Cirillo (Nov. 6)
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COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Clark's out of touch on transit
Reading Brad Clark’s latest statements on public transit, it’s eye-opening just how far Hamilton is from achieving the kind of quality of life it purports to offer one day.
 
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