Articles from February, 2007

Bus-Fare Increase: A Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition
Increasing bus fares goes against Hamilton's efforts to address poverty, reduce pollution, and ameliorate gridlock.
by Roy Adams
Published February 26, 2007 in Commentary (7 comments)

Farewell to Roy Green
Behind that trademark growl is a shrewd and compassionate human being who always shows a genuine concern for the affairs of the people around him and never misses an opportunity to show how much he cares.
by Ben Bull
Published February 26, 2007 in Accidental Activist (6 comments)

What's Happening In Caledonia
A recent presentation cast some light on the history and context of the Six Nations land claim controversy in Caledonia.
by Connie Kidd
Published February 26, 2007 in Opinion (18 comments)

It's Time to Let the People Amend the US Constitution
Congress and powerful elites continue to deny our right to a convention held under Article V of the United States Constitution.
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published February 26, 2007 in US Politics (1 comment)

A Plan to Put Streetcars on Main St.
Jason finished evaluating Main Street and King Street and came up with a suggestion for Hamilton to develop a Modern Streetcar system from Mac to Eastgate.
by Jason Leach
Published February 26, 2007 in Downtown Bureau (19 comments)

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (2005)
More an homage than a biography, I'm Your Man is essential if you're a Cohen fan, but is probably not the best place to start.
by Matthew Van Allen
Published February 26, 2007 in Reviews (1 comment)

Sky Dragon Centre
Sky Dragon is one of the most valuable 'artistic' hangout areas this city has to offer. I can think of no better place to deliver one's message.
by Matthew Van Allen
Published February 26, 2007 in Reviews (0 comments)

Dollar Contributions, Wars and Collapse
Well camoflaged, the US dollar is at the centre of several conflicts.
by Rudo de Ruijter
Published February 26, 2007 in Commentary (0 comments)

Education for Smarter Growth: An Interview with Mayor Fred Eisenberger (Part 2)
Mayor Eisenberger talks about development plans based on Vision 2020 and building neighbourhoods, not subdivisions.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 26, 2007 in Interviews (0 comments)

The Oil Depletion Protocol: An Interview with Richard Heinberg
Richard Heinberg discusses the challenges, threats, and opportunities of a world on the brink of irreversible declines in oil production.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 26, 2007 in Special Report: Peak Oil (14 comments)

Win-Win Emission Reduction Strategies
Smart Transportation Strategies Can Achieve Emission Reduction Targets And Provide Other Important Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits.
by Todd Litman
Published February 26, 2007 in Special Report: Climate Change (1 comment)

Fisk
A short story by Mark Fenton.
by Mark Fenton
Published February 26, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (0 comments)

Revolutionary Pants
Nobody wants a revolting revolution, so I'm going to have to market it well.
by Kevin Somers
Published February 26, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (1 comment)

The New Wives
A short story by Lisa McGlade
by Lisa McGlade
Published February 26, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (1 comment)

Inside, Out
Introducing a new poem by Maxine Kendall.
by Maxine Kendall
Published February 26, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (0 comments)

The End of Poets, Poetry, and a Poem
A poem by Kevin Somers.
by Kevin Somers
Published February 26, 2007 in Fiction and Poetry (1 comment)

The Evil Genius at 24 Sussex
The "Tax Fairness Plan" has nothing to do with tax fairness and everything to do with giving Stephen Harper the power to enact his agenda for Canada.
by Harold Stebbe
Published February 26, 2007 in Opinion (2 comments)

Why Trucks Suck
Far too many people make irrational choices of vehicle, and manufacturers continue to use obsolete engineering in their trucks.
by Ted Mitchell
Published February 26, 2007 in Ideas (77 comments)

19th-Century Churches in Hamilton: Barton Stone United Church and St Paul's Anglican Church, Glanford
The differences between Stone Church and St Paul's reflect differences between Presbyterian and Anglican worship in the mid-19th century.
by Malcolm Thurlby
Published February 26, 2007 in Architecture (3 comments)

Frederick James Rastrick and the Changing Face of Hamilton in the 1850s
Frederick Rastrick designed some of the most iconic buildings of mid-19th century Hamilton.
by Stephen Otto
Published February 26, 2007 in Architecture (6 comments)

Quick Guide to the New Residential Tenancies Act
The new Ontario tenancy legislation is a mixed bag, ending default evictions but retaining vacancy decontrol.
by Tom Cooper
Published February 09, 2007 in Commentary (4 comments)

Driving Blind into an Uncertain Future
Climate Change has finally won worldwide consensus, yet Hamilton still digs away at a destructive environmental hole.
by Paul Glendenning
Published February 09, 2007 in Commentary (0 comments)

'Tacoma Aroma' Smells Like Success
A once-drab place like Tacoma proves once again that any city in any location can revitalize itself when the political will exists.
by Jason Leach
Published February 09, 2007 in Downtown Bureau (14 comments)

US Must Recover from Delusional Politics
Will Americans learn to trust their fellow citizens or stay stuck on stupidly backing serial political betrayers?
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published February 09, 2007 in US Politics (1 comment)

Hamilton's Future: Forget About It
A myopic employment study prepared for City Council by Hemson Consulting imagines a dreary, low-skilled future of air transport and goods warehousing.
by Nicholas Kevlahan
Published February 09, 2007 in Cover (26 comments)

Bicycles Not Appropriate for Everyone
A reader argues that bicycles are not adequate to meet our transportation needs.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 09, 2007 in Letters (5 comments)

Tenants Losing Interest
A reader points out changes to Ontario rental law that affects tenants who have paid security deposits.
by Letter to the Editor
Published February 09, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Guillermo del Toro's world is the world of child - with hands ready to cover eyes and all.
by Matthew Van Allen
Published February 09, 2007 in Reviews (1 comment)

No Need to Idle in Winter
Winter idling is bad for the environment and is even bad for your car.
by Thom Oommen
Published February 09, 2007 in Commentary (12 comments)

The Speed Factor
It's dangerous nonsense to suggest that speed is not a factor when a moving vehicle kills a pedestrian.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 09, 2007 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (4 comments)

You Don't Know, Jack
The NDP support for the Conservative government's decision to tax income trusts puts the interests of big business ahead of workers and pensioners.
by Harold Stebbe
Published February 09, 2007 in Opinion (13 comments)

Rare Items from the Classifieds of February 2028
Extinct floor coverings and death-defying snack foods.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published February 09, 2007 in Digital Kayak (0 comments)

Global Warming Really is Bloody Inconvenient
Unfortunately, having kids means I don't get to sit back and do nothing about it.
by Ben Bull
Published February 09, 2007 in Accidental Activist (2 comments)

Checklist for Going Carbon Free
Everybody's full of advice on how to combat global warming - so why should we at RTH be any different?
by Ben Bull
Published February 09, 2007 in Accidental Activist (1 comment)

Upcoming Apocalypse...Check!
A fun and easy-to-follow End Of The World Checklist to help cheer you up and perhaps even forestall our inevitable extinction.
by Ben Bull
Published February 09, 2007 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

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