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The race is on
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.
Give thanks – and the gift of life
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, most of us have plenty to be grateful for, not the least of which is our health.
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Wednesday, October, 15, 2014 - 10:10:23 PM
Parent's wish list for school board trustee candidates "Well written Mr. Powell! I would like to add: Keep in mind that country kids are tired of being on a school bus for longer than one hour (good weather doesn't happen everyday). That is two hours (minimum) of their lives on a bus each day. Standing in"
Comment by scooter
Saturday, October, 04, 2014 - 3:03:01 AM
Traffic calming measures proposed for Sealey Park neighbourhood "Closing, redirecting and impeding traffic is not the answer. This is not fair to the residents of this area or those of Waterdown. They all deserve the rite to travel through their town/neighbourhood as they wish and require. No one should be enti"
Comment by forall
Tuesday, September, 30, 2014 - 2:02:08 PM
Traffic calming measures proposed for Sealey Park neighbourhood "As a resident of the core, I hate all of these ideas. Any such restrictions would stop me from navigating my own neighbourhood efficiently trying to get home from work, or just getting around for errands. It is a trade-off for us to be living in the "
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The campaign trail(s)
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.
What will your role be on Oct. 27?
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.
Loopholes may sink lobbyist bylaw
Hamilton city council last week approved the city’s first compulsory lobbyist registry, to take effect in 2015.
Election a chance to get to know Flamborough
Here we go. Mark your calendars as the municipal election is set for Oct. 27 and the candidates are busy vying for your support.
Bike crash fact and fiction
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.
It took a bucket...
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.
Know your government
How well do you know your municipal government?
Time to really talk about mental health
When someone is treated for cancer we often say they fight it bravely or valiantly. Our language includes words like “journey,” “grace” and “dignity” when we describe recovery from a serious ailment such as a heart attack or stroke.
Information to act on
Last week, residents in Stoney Creek came face-to-face with the reality of having important community information dropped into their laps but with limited means to act on it.
Safe in the sun
Frequently in this space, the Flamborough Review offers safety reminders to residents who are busy planning their leisure time.
Treading a fine line in downtown Hamilton core
Despite stories in the press trumpeting the success of Hamilton’s downtown, there remains a constant fear on the part of residents, especially in the suburban areas, that if they take in a show at Theatre Aquarius, or eat in a nice restaurant on James Street, they’ll be walking through a dangerous concrete jungle.
Nikki Wesley, MWMG
MY VIEW: Filling up on food
I recently had the good fortune of judging at Waterdown’s Ribfest, sampling the best saucy and smoked delights the vendors had to offer.
There's no place for rage on our roads
Take a deep breath — and drive on.
Bumbling and stumbling to the finish line
If anybody in Hamilton was surprised that Infrastructure Ontario and Ontario Sports Solutions, the consortium building the new Tim Hortons Field, won’t be finished the stadium until, at the earliest, August, then they must have been living in a cave somewhere.
Have fun, be safe on water
It’s finally time to enjoy all that a Canadian summer has to offer, which for many families means a trip to the lakeside cottage
Going down the road – together
With an extended Canada Day long weekend launching the summer of 2014, many residents are switching to bicycles to get from point A to point B.
 
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