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.

SpecVotes is the 2014 Election blog of The Hamilton Spectator, 44 Frid St., Hamilton, ON L8N 3G3
Accessible Customer Service
Commitment to Accessibility
Corporate Privacy Policy
Corporate Terms & Conditions
@ Copyright 2014 Metroland Media Group Ltd. All rights reserved.