Comment 33365

By Michelle Martin (registered) - website | Posted September 10, 2009 at 23:55:36

How about we get the downtown fixed up and made into an

"attractive, economically viable city centre - that people enjoy coming to, that's a destination for out of towners, that sets the image for the entire city and that doesn't make people go "ugh, Hamilton." One where there's competition for housing and we have a decent real estate market with appreciating property values,"

as Meredith has said above-- before we decide that it's a good place to house people on a fixed income. Why not increase the amount of affordable housing somewhere where it's actually safe for children to play outside, for example.

To develop the Connaught this way is pretty much saying to people on a fixed income that our crumbling downtown is where they belong...

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