December 18, 2014
For most people, the holidays bring joy, excitement and a chance to reconnect with family and friends.
December 11, 2014
The first snowfall and Christmas music reverberating through every retail establishment has brought to everyone’s attention that we have officially entered the holiday season.
December 05, 2014
One of the predominate themes Hamilton voters told their prospective politicians during the recent election was to be open and transparent on difficult and important decisions.
November 26, 2014
As the voice of the community, we are encouraging residents who are spending money this holiday season to make sure their dollars stay close to home.
November 24, 2014
The disturbingly low voter turnout levels for October’s municipal election – just a shade above 34 per cent, the lowest in the past four elections – have spawned a search for something that could result in more people taking the time to actually vote.
November 12, 2014
Kevin Vickers, the House of Commons sergeant-at-arms, has become an instant folk hero, and rightly so.
November 05, 2014
They are our sons and daughters, husbands and wives, friends and relatives.
October 29, 2014
Last week, as politicians and the press across the province clamoured towards the crescendo of activity that only happens the in the days leading up to an election, the world suddenly stopped.
October 23, 2014
Star quality doesn’t necessarily mean jet-setting with celebrities, or hogging the limelight.
October 16, 2014
In theory, anyone with the fortitude and the registration fee can sign up for the chance to represent their neighbours and colleagues, at the municipal level – even to lead as their mayor. It is grassroots democracy at its finest.
October 09, 2014
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, most of us have plenty to be grateful for, not the least of which is our health.
October 02, 2014
With a little more than three weeks left in Hamilton’s municipal election campaign, the mayoral race is shaping up to be a choice between bolstering what the former suburban areas have lost over the years versus limiting the continued babying of the urban areas of the pre-amalgamated city of Hamilton.
September 25, 2014
And they’re off! A total of 148 candidates have registered to challenge for 37 elected positions across Hamilton in the Oct. 27 municipal election.
September 18, 2014
Hamilton city council last week approved the city’s first compulsory lobbyist registry, to take effect in 2015.
September 15, 2014
Here we go. Mark your calendars as the municipal election is set for Oct. 27 and the candidates are busy vying for your support.
September 04, 2014
Last month’s serious local motorcycle crash is the latest to be investigated by the Ontario Provincial Police in what could become the worst year for motorcycle fatalities since 2007.
August 28, 2014
They say it takes a village to raise a child and now we have learned it takes a bucket of ice water to raise millions of dollars.
August 21, 2014
How well do you know your municipal government?