Top Letters to the Editor News

Send us your scoop More Letters to the Editor News

  • Twitter: Sept. 20

    09/20/2014 1:00 AM 0

    84.6% One way to unite today would be for every Scot to wear that number as a badge of ......

  • FP Comments, Sept. 19

    09/19/2014 1:00 AM 0

    A palate for politics Re: Candidates offer food for thought (Sept. 17). I've been to some developing nations and what I ...

  • Twitter: Sept. 19

    09/19/2014 10:50 AM 0

    Campaign trail heats up David Sanders' "Take down my opponents 1 by 1" tactic will fail. Making ppl dislike your opponents ...

  • false

    Letters, Sept. 19

    09/19/2014 1:00 AM 0
  • FP comments: Sept. 18

    09/18/2014 1:00 AM 0

    Wyatt's electoral flip-flop Re: Wyatt back to running for council seat (Sept. 16). The Liberal brass in Ottawa likely put ...

  • By Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator - Wednesday September 17, 2014

There�s a pothole in Hamilton's roads budget

The city has run out of money to repair local roads.

The annual capital roads budget for Hamilton is close to $70 million, but most of that cash is used to fix highways, arterial roads, bus routes and bridges.

The city relied for several years on $25 million left over from a provincial grant to deal with neighbourhood streets � but that money has been used up.

That means local roads will not be rebuilt unless they're dug up for sewer work or already identified on a four-year-old council priority list, said engineering director Gary Moore.

Residents in Wards 1 through 8 can also lobby councillors to use area rating cash. Each of those wards has a $1.6-million annual budget, but fewer than a dozen repaving projects have used that discretionary money so far.

Moore said relying on

    Have your say

    09/18/2014 8:12 AM 0
  • Twitter: Sept. 18

    09/18/2014 1:00 AM 0

    Life in the fast lane Who is in the ridiculous group of people who want to speed so badly that Steeves ...

  • FP comments: Sept. 17

    09/17/2014 1:00 AM 0

    Hitting the jackpot Re: Amalgamation of two Crowns brings windfall (Sept. 15). "I don't think it was a consideration when the ...

  • Twitter, Sept. 17

    09/17/2014 7:33 AM 0

    Wyatt out, then back in You would need a Family Circus-style map to make sense of Russ Wyatt's political trajectory. I ...


September 21, 2014

Submit an Event

News Café Event Booking

People's Climate March - Winnipeg

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN Summit on Climate Change. On September 21st, millions of people will peacefully flood the streets in over 130 countries, calling for 100% ...

[ View Full Event information ]

Our Communities

Canstar Community News

Click here to view all Community News

Roll over the region tabs at the top to see which neighbourhoods are included. Click on the map to view news specific to that region and its neighbourhoods.