Articles from June, 2017

Give Us Something to Celebrate
It's time to not only become an ally of the first inhabitants of this great land, but to work towards meaningful reconciliation with the true founding nations of this land. Then we will have something to celebrate.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published June 29, 2017 in Healing Gaia (5 comments)

'Taxation is Theft' is Painfully Simplistic
Taxation is only theft if you're really sure that your life would be better in a place that didn't have all the services you rely on that taxes collectively pay for.
by Michael Nabert
Published June 29, 2017 in Commentary (8 comments)

'Minor Variance' Would Remove 59 Family Apartments from Beasley
The BNA calls upon concerned Hamiltonians to write your Councillor to oppose the removal of family units from Hamilton's apartment buildings and the use of "minor variances" as a loophole.
by Alexandria Anderson and Michael Borrelli
Published June 28, 2017 in Downtown Bureau (14 comments)

Ghostkeeper: Spiritual Explorer and Benevolent Warrior
This is a loving Metis family to be reckoned with. Hear their message and spread the Ghostkeeper word.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published June 28, 2017 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Review: Tara Bursey and Aaron Murphy, Two-Person Show at you me gallery
Bursey is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is heavily rooted in nature, while Murphy builds digital montages from a large collection of images he has created and acquired.
by Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns
Published June 27, 2017 in Reviews (0 comments)

Storm Water Ponds Support Local Bird Life
Storm water ponds are home to a chorus of peepers and frogs, silent snakes, salamanders and many different species of bird.
by Timothy R. Trebilcock
Published June 27, 2017 in Commentary (1 comment)

Review: Canadada: Take Two
Released in time to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Constitution Act, this album tugs on the messy cultural threads that collectively make up the Canadian tapestry.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 26, 2017 in Reviews (4 comments)

It Takes a Village to Raise a Garden
This year is only the beginning of what might become another urban farm within the Hamilton landscape.
by Karl Andrus
Published June 26, 2017 in Commentary (1 comment)

Drive In The Drive-in Again
At a regular theatre, good manners preclude the kind of fun you can have at a drive-in.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 26, 2017 in Entertainment and Sports (1 comment)

Helping Make Change Happen in Stinson Neighbourhood
If we are ever going to turn around climate change, we need to be able to re-learn how to have fun with one another and derive fulfillment from simple experiences.
by Adam Chiaravalle
Published June 23, 2017 in Special Report: Climate Change (2 comments)

Durand Neighbourhood Association Celebrates 45th Anniversary with a Party in Durand Park on June 24
To celebrate what the the community has been able to accomplish over the past 45 years, the DNA is throwing a party in Durand Park to mark the occasion.
by Christopher Redmond
Published June 21, 2017 in Events (0 comments)

Let's Go Dutch Part IX: Intersections
Starting with Bay Street, let us use safe intersection design so that all people in Hamilton can also safely travel by bicycle.
by Kevin Love
Published June 21, 2017 in Special Report: Cycling (2 comments)

Meet Me at the Bell Tower
Michael Redhead Champagne shares a model of engagement and sharing that understands the need for empowerment through belonging, inclusion and mutual respect.
by Laura Farr
Published June 21, 2017 in Commentary (0 comments)

Let's go Dutch Part VIII: Busy Streets Do Not Have to be Unsafe
In a second Transportation Revolution, the people of The Netherlands took back their streets. They changed their city. Here in Hamilton, we can too!
by Kevin Love
Published June 13, 2017 in Special Report: Cycling (5 comments)

A Better Man
This remarkable documentary explores the damage caused to both the abused woman and her abusive partner by his acts of violence.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published June 08, 2017 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

You Can't Spell Streets Without Trees
As trees are known to reduce the negative impact of pollution on air quality, the city of Hamilton offers a free street tree to eligible properties that make a request for one. However this program is severely underused.
by Chelsea Lowes
Published June 07, 2017 in Events (1 comment)

The Burden to Prevent Needless Traffic Fatalities
When Council delays action on pedestrian safety, Council is accepting the burden of needless, preventable deaths.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published June 06, 2017 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (5 comments)

It's Not Just About How Much the Rings Cost
For far too long we've allowed toxic masculinity to persist at the expense of women and members of the queer community. The symbol of power that these rings hold and the pervasiveness of that power continues to go unchecked.
by Cameron Kroetsch
Published June 06, 2017 in Commentary (22 comments)

Everyone Deserves Safe Streets
It's great that Councillor Lloyd Ferguson recognizes the value of safe streets in Ancaster. He just needs to extend the same understanding to residents in the rest of the city.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 06, 2017 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (4 comments)

Crawl Into the Building
Architecture Crawl is back next Friday, featuring five exciting venues: The Boiler Room and the Foundry at Cannon Knitting Mills, the Empire Times Rooftop, and the Co-Motion Studio and Rooftop Patio.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 02, 2017 in Entertainment and Sports (4 comments)

Let's go Dutch part VII: Stop Killing Children!
In The Netherlands, the kind of rat-running that killed Jasmin Hanif has been systematically eliminated from almost every residential street in the entire country.
by Kevin Love
Published June 01, 2017 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (20 comments)

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