Tuesday , 7 February 2023

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Opinion: Hamilton Council has a role to play post-LRT…or not

The majority on Hamilton City Council who were never onside with LRT but sat by and let the project spiral out of control...

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Opinion: Good news that Auditor-General will probe LRT estimates

Ontario’s Auditor-General Bonnie Lysyk says she is going to examine the cost estimates that Metrolinx and the government have put forward for several...

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Nation or Notion?

How might we best bid farewell to 2019, as its days dwindle?  A retrospective? Oh sure, we might examine the national election which...

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Time for independent scrutiny at City Hall

Vito Sgro CPA I made a personal decision after the last municipal election not to comment on city issues for a period of...

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Stop the Tax Insanity

David Borsellino      Consider the following sobering statistics Below is a chart of residential taxes in six cities per million dollars of assessment....

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Minister of what???

Years ago the late Hamilton MPP Eric Cunningham, surveying what he saw as a worrying trend towards creating Cabinet Ministers with no real...

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The Beat Goes On…

It started with a gate on a sewage holding tank somehow staying slightly ajar, and the system that should have detected the breach...

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And, now what?

October 21 resolved nothing.  In fact Canada’s federal election confirmed, in the grand scheme of governance, that history may be in the early...

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On Trump’s tweets and other random thoughts

The New York Times devoted a pull-out section in the Sunday Times to an analysis of Donald Trump’s tweets. Here’s what the Times...

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“Pearson” minority not likely

Some political observers, analyzing the recent federal election point to Lester Pearson as a Prime Minister that made minority government work. Looking back,...