Issues: Hamilton’s Suburban-Urban Divide

De-amalgamation is a potentially hot topic for this year’s municipal election. Spectator reporters Jon Wells and Teviah Moro looked into how the community’s split between rural, urban and suburban could play out in the October vote. 

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.

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