All posts for the topic ‘Community’:

Ward Boundary Reform Petition for Hamilton

Posted on: April 18th, 2012   2 Comments

Just a small follow-up to Andrew Dreschel’s article today. As Advocacy Hamilton, I strive to ensure all voices in this city are heard.  This begins with a form of equal representation but not exclusively. Communities [...]

Hamilton Advanced Poll Locations

Posted on: September 21st, 2011   No Comments

Thanks to Joey Coleman for all his great work on this! Advanced polls now open: The map is licensed under the Open Database License 1.0.

Political Smoke & Mirrors

Posted on: September 21st, 2011   2 Comments

“High inequality can diminish economic growth if it means that the country is not fully using the skills and capabilities of all its citizens or if it undermines social cohesion, leading to increased social tensions. [...]

2cd Wave of Recession, Lessons Learned?

Posted on: August 22nd, 2011   No Comments

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released an article today stating reiterating the need for the federal government to invest in public services to fight the second wave of recession hitting Canadians.  Although I agree [...]

Business a Piece of the Puzzle too

Posted on: July 12th, 2011   No Comments

The past few months I have become been exposed to many business ideas which leverage social justice.  The initiatives span community revitalization to investment brokerage.  What has struck me this is not so much that [...]

Advocacy Hamilton, Inequity, Poverty, Social Assistance:
Serious Thinking & Real Reform

Ontario has a poverty problem. Hamilton is an intensified example of this. 18% percent of the population lives in poverty, almost 50% of them children. That is 1 In 7 children. 6.8% unemployment rate again [...]