On Monday, Vote #yesLRT

RTH Staff, Published October 20, 2018
There is only one way to stop the anti-LRT gang from derailing the biggest public infrastructure investment in the city's history.
Municipal Election 2018

With Love from Ottawa: Lessons on Challenges of Upgrading BRT to LRT

Fraser Pollock, Published October 19, 2018
One of the key issues with BRT is that you are forced to spend a lot more money to continuously upgrade the BRT right of way as passenger levels grow.
Special Report: Light Rail | 2 Comments

Uninspired, Unspecific and Uninformed: Vito Sgro's Mayoral Platform

Adrian Duyzer, Published October 15, 2018
Every serious mayoral candidate must put forward a detailed and thoughtful outline of their ideas, plans and objectives. By this measure, Vito Sgro's platform is woefully inadequate.
Municipal Election 2018 | 6 Comments

A Closer Look at the Jamesville Redevelopment Plan

Rob Fiedler and Shawn Selway, Published October 15, 2018
Are we, Hamiltonians, the owners of these properties, okay with this outcome, even with a National Housing Strategy that promises (but has not yet delivered many) more federal dollars for affordable housing?
Commentary | 1 Comment

Latest Climate Report Urges Cities to Do More

John Loukidelis, Published October 15, 2018
The latest IPCC Report shows that cities and the policies they pursue have an important role to play in addressing the crisis. We need to bear this in mind in Hamilton as we prepare to vote for new leadership on City Council.
Special Report: Climate Change

What My Candidacy Represents

Rich Gelder, Published October 11, 2018
With just over a week to go, Rich Gelder reflects on a challenging, yet rewarding experience.
Municipal Election 2018

Support the #yesLRT Campaign

RTH Staff, Published October 10, 2018
A broad coalition of LRT supporters including Hamilton Light Rail has come together with a new campaign called #yesLRT to make sure this project stays on the rails through the upcoming municipal election.
Municipal Election 2018 | 2 Comments

#MacVotes - Student Voices in the Municipal Election

Stephanie Bertolo, Published October 09, 2018
Students are active members of the community who care about the issues at play in municipal politics.
Municipal Election 2018 | 1 Comment

Provincial Position on Hamilton LRT Funding Has Not Changed at All

Nicholas Kevlahan, Published October 05, 2018
The PC Government's stance is essentially identical to the previous Liberal government, except the Liberals were explicit about the process for reviewing alternative transit infrastructure proposals.
Ontario Election 2018 | 1 Comment

Sgro Joined by Bratina, Skelly in Anti-LRT Conference Call

Ryan McGreal, Published October 04, 2018
Character matters. Any mayoral candidate who embraces the backing of such unprincipled, obstructionist, visionless politicians should be viewed with concern.
Municipal Election 2018

Remembering Herman Ohrt

Ryan McGreal, Published October 04, 2018
Herman deserved better. His family deserves better. His community deserves better. No one should have to go through this. So what are we going to do about it?
People | 1 Comment

Brad Clark Flip-Flops on LRT ... Yet Again

Ryan McGreal, Published October 02, 2018
In what is becoming a habitual act of pure cynicism, the Ward 9 candidate keeps reversing his LRT position.
Municipal Election 2018 | 9 Comments

Vito Sgro's Platform is a Stack of Falsehoods

Ryan McGreal, Published October 02, 2018
His plan sacrifices the most transformative opportunity this city has had in decades on the altar of anti-urban resentment and cynicism.
Municipal Election 2018 | 8 Comments

A Different Kind of Job Talks about Consent Education - And We Really Need to Talk about Consent Education

Liz Buchanan, Published October 02, 2018
Building a consent culture is vital in creating a safer society, particularly for women. This play has the opportunity to open up some dialogue about this topic.
Arts and Music

No-Sign Policy a Sign of Change

Ute Schmid-Jones, Published October 02, 2018
By making a personal campaign NO SIGN policy in this election, I'm challenging the old paradigm marketing strategy 'status quo'.
Municipal Election 2018

Ontario, It's Time for the Resistance to Get Serious

Ryan McGreal, Published September 28, 2018
If there was ever a time for all Ontarians of good conscience to wake up, get organized, rise up and actively resist the ransacking of our most cherished civic values, that time is upon us now.
Commentary | 6 Comments

Two-Way Conversion of Park Street Between Cannon and Barton

Ryan McGreal, Published September 27, 2018
The piecemeal conversion of Hamilton streets continues today with another 650 metre section
Special Report: Walkable Streets | 1 Comment

Cyclist Seriously Injured on Street With No Cycling Facilities

Ryan McGreal, Published September 25, 2018
If we're going to talk about contributing factors in a collision, why would we not focus on the one factor that the City actually has the power to control?
Special Report: Cycling | 16 Comments

Hamilton Junior Hockey Team Wins Another Fierce Match

Jonathan Lambert, Published September 25, 2018
Fast skating and strong teamwork gave the Hamilton Kilty B's an exciting victory over the St. Catharines Falcons.
Entertainment and Sports

Premier Ford Secretly Meets Company Trying to Access Guelph-Eramosa Aquifer

Doreen Nicoll, Published September 19, 2018
Xinyi wants to extract 1.6 million litres of water a day from the aquifer under Guelph-Eramosa Township, which has experienced water shortages in recent years.
Healing Gaia | 1 Comment

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