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Hamilton mayoral candidates want Vision 2020 updated
Two of Hamilton’s mayoral candidates are proposing to updateHamilton’s Vision 2020 document with the help of the city’s youth and young professionals.
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Dundas Ward 13 council candidates debate development
Future use of Parkside site among issues raised.

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Friday, October, 17, 2014 - 5:05:46 PM
Leanne Pluthero selling T-shirts to help save Ancaster’s Hermitage ruins "Great article and thank you so much for writing this up! So glad to spread the word!"
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Friday, October, 17, 2014 - 6:06:05 AM
LETTER: Can’t sit back and let ISIS expand at will "ISIS is hardly Hitler who had created a regime in a country that already exists and not trying to carve one out of two other destablized countries. It is curious the author would rather commit ineffectual attacks that will draw further extremist atte"
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Saturday, October, 11, 2014 - 5:05:15 PM
Will Hamilton's next mayor have urban or suburban vision and priorities? "As a suburbanite, and supporter of the city I'm pretty sure this part is wrong, "This will be the first time a mayoral candidate is trumpeting Hamilton’s suburbs to have a place at the decision-making table rather than just being the cash cow that "
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LETTER: Passionate people do passionate things
Re: Testy trustee forum (Oct. 16)
McHattie says mayoral race is between him and Eisenberger
Hamilton mayoral candidate Brian McHattie says former mayor Fred Eisenberger “hasn’t earned the right” become the next chief magistrate of the city.
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Hamilton mayoral candidates embrace Peoples' Platform Agenda
Most of Hamilton’s mayoral candidates can agree on at least one issue, that the city must reach out to citizens to hear their voices when politicians are debating the tough issues of the day.
Eisenberger says “millions” of dollars can be saved if service delivery report is implemented
Hamilton mayoral candidate Fred Eisenberger has castigated his two main opponents, Brad Clark and Brian McHattie, for sitting on their hands while ignoring potentially lucrative saving opportunities that could improve city services to suburban areas.
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Stoney Creek's Ward 9 candidates address King Street reconstruction issue
Contenders respond in their own words.
Ward 9 candidate Lee Austin says vandal put sugar in his gas tank
Council contender alleges dirty campaigning in Stoney Creek
Look to us for news, not endorsements
In many ways the whole notion of a news organization telling its readers who they should vote for seems rather paternalistic. Yes, we’ve been studying the candidates and are among the best informed people in the city on the issues, but every voter places a different emphasis on what’s important to them and their community.
In search of diversity at Hamilton city hall
During recent mayoral debates, gender and diversity issues have dominated the discussion, but a quick look around the council table reveals that Hamilton’s decision-makers don’t reflect the city’s diversity.
Ward 5 trustee hopeful nearly makes public forum
He didn’t make it to SirWinston Churchill Secondary School for last week’s all-candidates forum, but Ward 5 public school trustee hopeful Cahl Brown says it’s not for lack of effort.
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Stoney Creek's Ward 10 candidates pledge balanced development
With several large-scale residential developments now in the works, the next Ward 10 councillor will be forced to strike a balance between intensification and the concerns of current residents.
Mountain trustee candidate fends off criticisms for ‘hijacking’ ARC forum
An uneventful forum for Mountain public school trustee hopefuls turned testy when a central Mountain candidate found herself on the hot seat for her high-profile role in successfully fighting the closure of Queensdale Elementary School.
Eisenberger supports more funding for food banks
Hamilton mayoral candidate Fred Eisenberger says the city needs to provide more financial resources to help struggling community food banks.
Clark defends criticisms that campaign too negative
Mayoral candidate Brad Clark is refuting claims his campaign has been going negative against his opponents, particularly against former mayor Fred Eisenberger.
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Hamilton mayoral candidates look to improve council relationships
Mayoral candidate Brad Clark wants to avoid the mistakes of past magistrates and include councillors in the decision-making process.
LRT takes over Dundas mayors’ debate
It was a mayors’ debate that was suppose to focus on social issues.
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Stoney Creek election notebook: Online campaigning and more
Ward 10 race heats up
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