Neighbours Working Together

BY Greg Tedesco As Hamilton continues to grow and change over time, residents remain catalysts for identifying the key issues that our communities face. Demonstrating a desire to gather together to continue to grow the dialogue around neighbourhood change, the Hamilton Neighbourhoods Discussion on Intensification was held on June 16, 2015. In previous years, the Beasley, Central and North End Neighbours Association held joint meetings … Continue reading Neighbours Working Together

Unfixing Imaginings of the City: Art, Gentrification, and Cultures of Surveillance

BY Phanuel Antwi and Amber Dean IMAGINING HAMILTON Hamilton is a city whose fate is decided in part by the ways it is imagined. When each of us first began telling people that we were thinking of moving to Hamilton – a city of approximately 500, 000 about an hour’s drive from Toronto – the reactions we received ranged from surprise to outright horror. Why … Continue reading Unfixing Imaginings of the City: Art, Gentrification, and Cultures of Surveillance