March 26, 2015
With distracted driving fatalities in Ontario on pace to surpass impaired driving deaths for the seventh consecutive year, it’s clear the punishment in this province for inattentive motorists is not proving to be an adequate deterrent.
March 12, 2015
It’s one thing for the power to go out during an especially extended period of sub-zero weather.
March 04, 2015
While parents – especially any who become incensed at the thought of anything of a sexual nature being discussed with their pre-adolescent aged child – have the right to be concerned about Ontario’s newly-unveiled sex-education curriculum, few should be surprised by its content.
February 26, 2015
The Hamilton Police Service responded to several calls in Flamborough over the past week.
February 26, 2015
Last Friday’s announcement that the Ontario Ministry of Education plans to kick in $10 million to build a new school in Beverly and upgrade the existing Spencer Valley School in Greensville – part of a $19-million funding commitment to the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board – was a welcome one indeed, and a natural follow-up to the comprehensive accommodation review process west Flamborough’s public school communities were engaged in at this time last year.
February 20, 2015
Last week, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) released statistics related to the hundreds of fatal motor vehicle crashes it has investigated province-wide over the last decade (2005-14).
February 11, 2015
A house divided against itself cannot stand, but some politicians and Hamiltonians want to bring the entire city structure crashing down.
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.