Issues: West Harbour

The city spent $8 million-plus buying out reluctant homeowners and knocking down homes along Barton and Tiffany Streets for The-Stadium-That-Wasn’t.

Issues: Bratina talks de-amalgamation

Mayor Bob Bratina says he’s resurrecting a three-year-old election vow to review Hamilton’s contentious 2001 merger to “heal the rifts that divide us” — but he won’t rule out the prospect of deamalgamation.

Issues: Casino or not?

A controversial pitch for a downtown casino managed to cast a shadow over the 2014 vote before the ball even dropped Jan. 1.

Issues: Light Rail

If a shaky provincial government hits the gas on big ticket transit projects, city politicians will finally have to decide if they’re aboard for light-rail in Hamilton.

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