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Victoria Fenner | Lyla Miklos, queer feminist activist and former chair of Hamilton Pride, shares her ideas about why there's a big problem with hate in Hamilton right now, and what needs to be done to solve it.
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Doreen Nicoll | With the research and information supplied by environmentalists and actionists from across Southern Ontario, Burlington city staff made changes to protect milkweed.
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Doreen Nicoll | Doreen Nicoll recently came home to a Notice of Violation stating she had to remove or destroy the milkweed plants in her garden.
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Scott Neigh | Jean Swanson and Aiden Sisler talk about anti-poverty activist Swanson’s movement-powered campaign for a seat on Vancouver city council.
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Braden Alexander, Sophia Reuss | Interviews with Jaggi Singh and Nigel Bariffe take a deeper look at the effectiveness of Sanctuary City motions and how they can be fixed.
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Rod Sykes
David J. Climenhaga | Sykes, known for his sharp tongue and hawk-eyed accountancy skills during his early 1970s mayoralty, is the subject of a new book by journalist Andy Marshall.
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Stephen Kimber | With this year's municipal elections history, the question becomes: what should our new-old council do first?
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Stephen Kimber | It goes without saying the Tilt-a-Whirl that is Halifax city council has too long tilted toward men, who traditionally also happen to be white, middle-aged and middle class.
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Stephen Kimber | If it's become acceptable for developers to apply to bend municipal planning strategy, should it not be just as possible for ordinary citizens to seek similar exceptions in the public interest?
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Stephen Kimber | How do you fairly determine how much elected officials should be paid? The short answer -- as evidenced by last week's emotional, confrontational three-hour city council debate -- is you can't.
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Tom Cooper | Hamilton City Council will be debating whether to make Hamilton a living wage municipality this spring and it seems many Ward 7 candidates are making the living wage a key part of their platforms.
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Stephen Kimber | Questions of fire service staffing matter, potentially in a life-and-death way. But there is no simple yes-or-no answer to any of them.