FEATURE: Jeff Mahoney takes on Rob Ford, school gyms & other election peculiarities

Columnist Jeff Mahoney takes on the idiosyncracies of municipal elections, from the odds of Hamilton ever facing a local version of Rob Ford, to the gyms and halls we all end up in. 

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. 

Jim Poling: On our democratic obligation

 * * * My wife and I have long held the belief the most important thing we could do as parents is ensure our children received the gift of education.

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