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Column: Tim Hortons Field still flawed, but will be great
For the last year or so you’ve been reading in our pages all about the gong show that has been the construction of the new Tim Hortons Field. We’ve been very critical of not only the delays in the construction process, but how fans were seemingly deliberately mislead about the stadium’s progress. We’ve said time and time again how the city and Tiger-Cat fans deserve better. However, for all problems that beset it, a stadium exists and is (mostly) functional enough to have hosted seven games and seven Ticat victories.
Column: Living la dolce vita during Italian getaway
After three years of planning my wife, Susan, and I embarked upon our month-long dream Italian getaway. We had been to Italy three years ago and fallen in love with the country; its art, food, culture and way of life. We have embraced Italy so much that we have contemplated joining the Venetian Club of Hamilton and changing our name from Coe to CoChelli.

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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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COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: HWDSB must be accountable
They cannot be accountable without a record that can be accessed, should there be a challenge.
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.
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Column: Looking for Ontario’s best Junior Citizens
Helping to pick the Ontario Junior Citizens of the year is one of the toughest jobs Stoney Creek Editor Mike Pearson has to do.
GROWING GREEN: Grow figs in cold climates
Grow them in pots. Place them in a hot, sunny spot in the garden and bring them inside for the winter. What could be easier?
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.
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.
Column: Getting to know my great-grandfather
I never met my great-grandfather John Reid. In fact, I’m not even sure that I’d ever met anyone who knew him. Like 67,000 other Canadians, he died in the Great War. He left behind a wife and kids, including my maternal grandmother, but almost no stories of his life were passed down to my generation.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: HPL’s new look highlights changes
We wanted a new logo that better communicates who we are and what we do
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MP DAVID SWEET COLUMN: Responding to Canadian heroes
Each Nov. 11, we participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies at local cenotaphs. Schools and businesses also pause for two minutes of silence to remember the brave women and men who fought for the freedoms we cherish as Canadians.
Column: Canadian values hold strong in the face of attack
Amidst all the concern and confusion surrounding both attacks, the country kept its head. There were no calls for police-state security measures. There was no reactionary backlash against the Muslim community. On the contrary, we reacted in a very Canadian style. We celebrated the lives of those taken too soon, and moved forward, unchastened and unbowed by those deplorable acts.
THE SKY THIS MONTH: Astronomical Christmas gift ideas
Hamilton Amateur Astronomers offers tips
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COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Wear red Tuesday to honour Corporal Nathan Cirillo
Columnist Mike Nabuurs says it is time for us to rally around our troops — to don a uniform of red to let everyone know we stand together
You will shape the future of Hamilton with your vote
here are many out there who think that their vote won’t matter, or that their issues will be ignored no matter who gets elected, but I’m here to tell you that isn’t the case.
GROWING GREEN: Get bulbs in the ground now for beautiful flowers in the spring
Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society column
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Discussion needed about accessibility
Organizations with accessible employment practices see higher job retention, and attendance, lower turnover, enhanced job performance and better safety records.
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