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Sarah Wayland is a Hamiltonian, mother, and part-time civil servant. She moved to Canada to marry her husband John, whom she met at the University of Maryland while pursuing a PhD in political science.
City of Hamilton participates in Internet Performance Testing - The City of Hamilton has partnered with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority to launch an Internet performance test for city residents. Published April 24, 2017 in Special Report: Creative City
Reflections on The Women's March on Washington - The WMW made a powerful statement, but it is only the beginning. Published January 27, 2017 in Commentary
Casinos and Low-Income Households: Research Review - If a casino is built downtown, Hamilton's low income households are likely to bear significant social, economic, and other costs, in exchange for an increase in mostly lower-paying jobs. Published November 16, 2012 in Special Report: Casino
The Impact of Street Traffic on Residents: Some Research Findings - Research from Denver and San Francisco indicate that traffic on one-way streets is more intimidating than on two-way streets, and that neighbourhood interaction declines as traffic increases. Published June 07, 2012 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
A Business Case for Conversion from One-Way to Two-Way Streets - Today, we have a better understanding of what ingredients can contribute to a vibrant and prosperous city, and it is not limited to traffic flow. Published May 24, 2012 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
The Impact of Light Rail Transit on Low-Income Households and Neighbourhoods - Research indicates that new LRT lines can improve access to jobs, increase sense of attachment to a neighbourhood, and even reduce obesity rates. These are all highly relevant to low-income households. Published October 12, 2011 in Special Report: Light Rail
Highlights from Affordable Housing Workshop - As the City develops a housing and homelessness strategy, yesterday's affordable housing workshop highlighted opportunities for the public and private sectors to work together to ensure housing for everyone. Published March 22, 2011 in Commentary
Social Inclusion and Hamilton's 2015 Pan Am Games - The City can significantly improve inclusion for residents around Ivor Wynne Stadium by focusing on urban renewal and access to green space and recreational facilities in its renovation. Published January 21, 2011 in Special Report: Pan Am
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