January 28, 2015
If a single name could define the most profound evil of which humans are capable and do so in every known language, that name would be Auschwitz.
January 22, 2015
This month’s attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is shocking, but not surprising.
January 14, 2015
When you purchase a lottery ticket or enter a casino, the mantra from the OLG is ‘know your limit, play within it.’
January 07, 2015
It’s not all that uncommon to hear about coyotes snatching up smaller dogs left unattended. But the wild canines, now living so close to settled areas across the GTA, seem to be getting more brazen.
December 24, 2014
The newly established Ontario Liberal government may have had a demoralizing week last week, but it is the taxpayers who will suffer the full brunt of the government’s ineptitude.
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.