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Regulating the Internet is an obsolete throwback plan

A recent study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives called for the CRTC to end the Digital Media Exemption Order (DMEO) and begin regulating over the top (OTT) video providers such as YouTube and Netflix. The author called for [...]

Hey deniers, why are you against clean air?

The story of our newly elected prime minister signing the new Paris climate treaty at the UN popped up in my Facebook feed recently. Ever since the change on Facebook that allows users to react in ways other than just [...]

Thank you Stan Tick for proving the point

About a week and a half ago a story ran in The Spec.  The story, which is really a non-story was about "offensive" comments made by Ward 8 Councillor (and Police Services Board Member) Terry Whitehead.  I was a little [...]

Latest Videos

In the winter of 2016 I ran in a municipal byelection for the Hamilton Central Mountain Ward 7.  During the election we knocked on over 11,000 doors and spoke with thousands of people.  Throughout the campaign we recorded some videos about what some of the concerns we heard at the door were all about.  I’ve included links to them below.  Congratulations to Donna Skelly who won the seat, and to all of the other candidates who worked so hard to help bring ward 7 resident’s voices to City Hall.