It is a tumultuous time in Hamilton, with major stories concerning the city’s present and future cropping up every week. Events such as the recent violence associated with the clearing of the homeless living in J. C. Beemer Park, the successful Stop Sprawl HamONT campaign to persuade council to vote against urban expansion, and the ongoing saga of the behaviour of some of the most longstanding councillors.
iElectHamilton, who we spoke to in the spring when their campaign for change at City Hall was launched, recently launched a survey of Hamilton residents and their views of the leadership at City Hall. The results of the survey appear to illustrate a city ready for change.
To discuss this trend and what is going on on the ground in Hamilton, we invited back Graham Crawford, one of the organizers of iElectHamilton, to the 905er, to discuss the survey, recent events, and the preparations for a 2022 municipal election that promises to be one with a clear choice for voters to make at the ballot box.
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