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?
August 14, 2014
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.
August 07, 2014
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.
July 31, 2014
Frequently in this space, the Flamborough Review offers safety reminders to residents who are busy planning their leisure time.
July 24, 2014
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.
July 24, 2014
I recently had the good fortune of judging at Waterdown’s Ribfest, sampling the best saucy and smoked delights the vendors had to offer.
July 17, 2014
Take a deep breath — and drive on.
July 10, 2014
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.