The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity By Richard Florida Random House Canada $32 Welcome to Hamilton, forever a city of the future. The keynote speaker at last week’s economic summit made the crack and got a laugh from the convention centre crowd.  But the joke’s on us ifContinue reading

Poverty to prosperity solutions for Hamilton’s lower city

The following op-ed "Breaking down economic segregation: Is moving poor people out of the lower city an acceptable anti-poverty strategy?" ran in The Hamilton Spectator May 15th. The op-ed was in response to The Spectator's Code Red series that highlighted concentrated poverty and 3rd world health outcomes in some of Hamilton's lower city neighbourhoods. Hamilton needs someContinue reading “Poverty to prosperity solutions for Hamilton’s lower city”