The participatory budgeting process is in full swing in Ward 2. Public assemblies on how to spend a million dollars on capital projects have already unleashed great civic vision, be it for a giant ferris wheel atop Jackson Square or a luge run down the Jolley Cut. But as weeks pass, a consensus seems to be forming around a controversial idea: placing a large soccer dome over Hess Village.
The “douche-dome”, as it has been called, would cover the space between Queen and Caroline, Main and King.
Residents in the Central and Durand neighbourhoods were instantly supportive. Joy Palloy of the Durand Association of Neighbours noted, “we get a lot of...
If there's one thing a bureaucrat is good at, it's coming up with a great name.
Ottawa's new CFL team, The Ottawa Tigercats, set to hit the turf in 2014, proudly bearing...read more
NASA has disciplined Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield over 'lurid' use of a space station telescope, Hammer in the News has learned.
A complaint from Helen Wasserman of Stoney Creek led...read more
This weeks’ list comes from Forbes.com where they have writers on staff making lists for their website. This is a professional list, my friends, so you know it’ll be heavily cited....read more
Wimp, dipshit, pansy, weakling, pantywaist, needle-dick, tub-o-lard, fatso, dimwit, tool. These are ten words Bob Bratina won't be uttering in council any time soon. In a...read more
After months of planning, Hamilton's bold new Marineland-style whale and dolphin display is ready to go in the harbour, and citizens are invited to come down to the brand-new state-of-the-art...read more
The debate over public funding for faith-based schools in Ontario has heated up once again, and a new voice has entered the debate. A small but growing religion called "Akimboism"...read more
Today's modern building is tomorrow's heritage site. Doors Open is a fabulous chance to see Hamilton as it was by touring heritage buildings still standing...read more
Terry Florence, an Italian immigrant with very little English, was a 1st year engineering student at McMaster out to buy his girlfriend a Christmas present, late 2009. “After...read more
36 residents of East 33rd street are feeling relief this morning. Early last morning, a costumed toy thief broke into their houses and took all the presents. Hamilton Police were...read more
On the tail of a controversial demolition permit for four Victorian buildings in Gore Park, the council has put forward a new bylaw. By-law 12-2 gives all new buildings...read more
“Too much confidence can lead to arrogance,” says the Principal of one of Hamilton’s biggest High Schools. “This is a one-of-a-kind program, in the sense that...read more
A Hamilton Policeman and his horse were on the scene for a heinous vandalism in Gore Park at 3:04 am, December 28th. “I was trotting by on my horse, Snuffles, when I noticed Queen...read more