• For The Record

    Realtor backs food banks with commissions. A local real estate agent is putting his money where the mouths of hungry local residents are. For the second year, realtor Jeff Bonner of Jag Realty Inc. will waive the listing portion of the commission on new Hamilton area listings, in exchange for a minimum donation of $500 […]

  • Common sense and reality sometimes butt heads

    My friend has three case workers assigned to him yet he still lives in the ravine. Spring has arrived! Although you wouldn’t know it from the weather. The winter of 2013-14 has been one of the roughest on record, well, at least as far as I can remember. I’m fairly sick of it by now. […]

  • BIA wants seed money for mobile farmers’ market

    A proposal to roll out a mobile farmers’ market is looking for traction with city funding. The Ottawa Street BIA wants to launch a two-year pilot that would stock a food truck with local fruits and vegetables to sell in neighbourhoods lacking easy access to fresh food. The BIA needs an estimated $216,000. “As a […]