Category Archives: Hamilton

Dear Guelph

Dear Guelph, We’re sorry. We’re sorry for all the horrible things that are about to happen to your nice little city and university.  We’re sorry for the Ticat fans.   Oh sure, many will come to town, buy dinner and … Continue reading

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The James North GO Station

When asking questions about public projects, every now and then I seem to need a little reminder that political answers and practical answers are often very different.  Like many Hamiltonians, I have been looking forward to all-day GO service for … Continue reading

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Christie Lake – Spring 2013

A few spring photos of Christie Lake.. before it gets cluttered with annoying humans 😉  

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Whitehead vs. the ACTION Team

Like any major urban centre recovering from rough times, one of downtown Hamilton’s biggest problems has been overcoming street crime and its effects.  King and James and the blocks surrounding it were long avoided by many Hamiltonians. While the situation … Continue reading

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Casino Decision Time

On Friday afternoon, in the midst of a snow storm that would later be declared a snow emergency by the City of Hamilton, Mayor Bratina sent out an email to Councillors that by all accounts caught them by surprise. It seems that the … Continue reading

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The Happy Accident

As any one who knows me even a little, or follows me online would be able to tell you, I regularly attend Hamilton City Council meetings in person, or watch them online, and I have never been shy about expressing … Continue reading

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Code Red

Went to a presentation tonight given by Steve Buist, author of the Hamilton Spectator’s Code Red series. If you haven’t read it, I encourage you to go back and give it a look (it’s on the Spec’s website, if you … Continue reading

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