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LETTER: Why did city miss 10-year-old road bump?
re: Smooth driving returns to west Mountain (Dec. 13)
LETTER: Trustees shutting out public involvement
re: School trustees eye ‘more generous’ rules on public input (Dec. 13, 2012)
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Sunday, October, 26, 2014 - 1:01:51 PM
McHattie says mayoral race is between him and Eisenberger "This all coming from a person that has waited until now to "visit" Hamilton, or should I say, the parts of Hamilton that did not seem to matter to him until now? As for the Fred/Larry connection it seems a bit late to be stating the obvious.But I wil"
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Sunday, October, 26, 2014 - 1:01:03 PM
Clark says McHattie has ‘conflict of interest’ to be Hamilton’s mayor "All the smart people will vote for Brad Clark, as he is the only one who wants to lower property taxes, instead of raising them like Fred and Brian want to do, to fund their pipe-dreams like LRT. We need to improve what we have first, before spending"
Comment by MAW
Sunday, October, 26, 2014 - 1:01:36 PM
Editorial: Hamilton's People's Platform amounts to input by the few "Obviously not many people were consulted above the escarpment. Not surprised Politicians are telling them what they want to hear."
Comment by MAW
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Hope Santa brings labour peace to education system
The Christmas season is upon us and it is very evident in our schools.
McMEEKINTed
Make a wonderful life by reaching out to others in peace, friendship
I hear people griping that there’s no escape from Christmas carols in the stores... and I see people happily singing along. Sometimes they’re the same people.
City staff, police chief still don't get it
For city management to present a 3.6 per cent budget increase after their initial September request for 5.5 per cent indicates to me that city management — as well as the police chief — still does not get it.
Consider better type of signal
As a result of another pedestrian accident in Dundas, this one fatal, crosswalks are again in the news.
Teachers should be paid to coach
The Ontario government needs to fix the funding formula as a result of public outcry over the teachers’ job action of withdrawing voluntary services and extra-curricular activities.
Teachers are fighting a fight everyone should support
This author of this editorial discussing the current teacher labour unrest is misinformed on several fronts.
DUSTY CORNERS: Debunking that scary driver’s licence test
After 64 years of driving everything from motorcycles to tractor-trailers, I thought I was in that class of accident-free drivers that call themselves “experts.”
LETTER: Volunteers show it is all about the community
re: Mountain Kidz Klub
LETTER: We should pay teachers to coach
The Ontario government needs to fix the funding formula as a result of the public outcry to the teachers’ job action of withdrawing voluntary services and extra-curricular activities.
LETTER: Who knows what lies in hearts of politicians
Taxation is the traditional companion of political power. It borders not far away from criminal extortion since the elected representative no matter what party extorts money under penalty.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Queensdale bike lane pilot project about safety
Over the next two years, Queensdale Avenue will be reconstructed between Upper Wentworth and Upper Sherman (2013), and Upper Wellington to Upper Wentworth (2014).
David SweetWEB
Our community heroes receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals
In honour of the 60 years that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been the sovereign of Canada, each MP was given 30 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to award to deserving community leaders and volunteers throughout 2012.
Choose real people over devices
Social media seems to be controlling our lives more than ever before in more than just one way.
Elves work in secret, wonderful ways
This is the season when we are caught up in the wonder of the North Pole elves.
dustycornersweb
DUSTY CORNERS: Thinking about some old friends
Well, here it is! This is my 80th December since being Christened in a bath tub in a second floor flat way back in 1932.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Reflections on the old Onteora Public School
In 1948, the corner of Upper Wellington and Fennell boasted an educational jewel: Onteora Public School, my first ‘home’ away from home.
 
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