Articles from May, 2018

Skelly Denounces Hate Website She Promoted at Christmas Event
White supremacist hate groups and their sympathizers on the alt-right are lining up to endorse Doug Ford and the PC Party, and rote statements of disavowal are not good enough.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 30, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (9 comments)

Speaking Out Against Non-State Torture: Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Sarson
Using NST language is imperative because naming perpetrators as torturers conveys the true gravity and irrefutable brutality of their crimes.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published May 30, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Donna Skelly's Shameless Trail of Broken Promises
Skelly's short, nasty political career is characterized by empty demagoguery, lack of basic preparation, backroom dealing, interfering in other wards, undermining professional staff and using voters as a stepping stone.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Bush Lady by Alanis Obomsawin to be Re-Issued
The rare, long out-of-print album has been remastered and is being released on 180-gram vinyl and CD with updated artwork and liner notes on June 15
by Doreen Nicoll
Published May 29, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Canada Could be the First Country to Eliminate Poverty
A guaranteed basic income could be a pathway to eliminate poverty in Canada.
by Nicole Smith
Published May 29, 2018 in Commentary (1 comment)

Skelly Thanked for 'Shout Out' to Hate Website
City Councillor and PC candidate promoted 'Free Bird Media' during a speech at a campus conservative function.
by RTH Staff
Published May 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (1 comment)

An Inconvenient Bollard
The poor beleagured knockdown bollard on the northeast corner of Herkimer and Queen has had quite a ride in a short time.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 25, 2018 in Special Report: Walkable Streets (4 comments)

An Important Anniversary for Human Rights in Ontario
The approach of the anniversary of the Ontario Human Rights Code presents opportunities to better understand fundamental rights and responsibilities.
by Jonathan Lambert
Published May 22, 2018 in Commentary (4 comments)

Privatization a Bigger Risk than Service Cuts Under Doug Ford
A Doug Ford Government is extremely likely to cut public services - but it is even more likely to privatize them.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 22, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

Horwath Opens Door to Reallocating LRT Funding, then Backpedals
The Ontario NDP leader said Hamilton could use the $1 billion LRT funding on another transit-related project, triggering a sharp backlash from Hamilton LRT supporters.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 18, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

Self-Defence Program for Women with Lived Experience of Abuse
Jujitsu program to enable women who have experienced trauma to learn how to defend themselves and feel empowered.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published May 17, 2018 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)

Stop Grading Doug Ford on a Curve
Doug Ford is historically unqualified for the job he seeks, but the media keep applying a lower standard to his performances.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 11, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (4 comments)

Implementing a Safe Injection Site for Hamilton
The City has a responsibility to work through the challenges and ensure that a safe injection site is established in Hamilton.
by Nicole Smith
Published May 07, 2018 in Municipal Election 2018 (2 comments)

Petition to Name New Claremont Multi-Use Trail after Jay Keddy
The Province and City have fully funded a new protected Cycle Track on the Claremont Access. This petition seeks to honour the memory of Jay Keddy by naming it after him.
by Mark Rejhon
Published May 04, 2018 in Special Report: Cycling (11 comments)

Doug Ford is a Dignity Wraith
For as long as Doug Ford remains leader the PC Party, we can expect the sad, inexorable humiliation of formerly-respectable party members to continue.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 04, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (4 comments)

Friendly Streets Joins Downtown-to-Hospital Jane's Ride
Kevin Love's Jane's Ride on Saturday will also include Friendly Streets Hamilton and laneway housing expert Emma Cubitt.
by Elise Desjardins and Kevin Love
Published May 02, 2018 in Events (0 comments)

Much a-Dough about Nothing? Donuts, Gentrification and the Loss of the Commons in Hamilton
The recent vandalism on Locke Street, and the responses to it, are symptoms of the loss spaces and relationships that are not governed by market logics and gentrification.
by Simon Orpana
Published May 01, 2018 in Commentary (2 comments)

Dangerous Populism Depends on Irresponsible Journalism
It's pretty simple to figure out why Doug Ford's $1 billion pledge is a non-starter, and any journalist writing about it should explore whether this promise is even feasible.
by Maureen Wilson
Published May 01, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

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