All posts for the topic ‘Media’:

Maybe you heard me speak?

Posted on: December 2nd, 2011   No Comments

I speak up, out, loudly, angrily, brazenly and maybe for you, annoyingly. I did so today on CBC’s The Current, Special Edition:  We are the 10%. I do it because I truly believe we are [...]

Why the Occupy Movement?

Posted on: October 16th, 2011   1 Comment

I have been dismayed, amused and, sometimes, downright stupefied at the musings and reports surrounding the Occupy movement, expressed by reporters, politicians, financial sectors and yes, sometimes even the protestors themselves.  And although I am [...]

HRPR Twitter Challenge!

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

With 10 days left until the provincial election, the Poverty Roundtable has issued a challenge to all local provincial candidates. Today in Hamilton there are approximately 62,000 individuals – children, women and men – struggling [...]

Press Gallery a limit on citizen engagement

Posted on: June 1st, 2011   No Comments

Recent comments on CHML, by the Mayor’s Chief of Staff, Peggy Chapman has Hamilton alternative media in an uproar. “What I’m trying to bring in is a press gallery. What that means, and it’s going [...]

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 [...]