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Dave Serafini was born and raised in Hamilton. He lived in some other places, but returned to Hamilton for family and friends. Traditionally, his extracurricular activities have been sport related, but recently, he has been looking for ways to get involved with broader civic issues.
Gore Park: Our Piazza Under Attack - A recent trip to Italy highlighted the importance of public squares known as 'piazzas' and the built heritage within. Published August 15, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Another Sacrifice Zone: The Sanford School Area - As we grapple with a 20 percent poverty rate in Hamilton, and wonder why it is so concentrated in certain neighbourhoods, we have to question the way our School Boards and our Government operate. Published December 08, 2012 in Special Report: Education
Looking in a Mirror in Buffalo, NY - Hamilton, like Buffalo, should avoid being cynical because of past events and worrying about what other people think. Instead, we need to remain focused on our goals. Published September 10, 2010 in Commentary