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.
July 02, 2014
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
June 26, 2014
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.
June 19, 2014
The recent provincial election campaign dredged up the ghosts of premiers past.
June 05, 2014
We believe it is again time for Ontario to undergo a change of party in power.
May 29, 2014
Once again, David has stood up to Goliath – and managed to take down the giant. Or, as in the case of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board’s move this week to keep Millgrove Public School open, make him listen and make the decision.
May 22, 2014
Sometimes, as in the case of at least one letter-writer this week, making sense of the world of politics is a frustrating exercise. On that point, we agree.
May 16, 2014
With one of the worst winters seemingly just a couple of weeks behind us thanks to an extremely slow start to spring, it’s hard to believe the unofficial start to summer is right around the corner.
May 09, 2014
Election campaigns matter. And if those campaigns are even mildly interesting with a message that can captivate the public, they can also provide some hope to voters that they are not powerlessness in the game of government.
May 01, 2014
With the April showers out of the way, we’re hoping to see some fresh debate spring up around the key issues in this October’s municipal election.