Larry Di Ianni. Photo by Trey Shaughnessy, 2010 Creative Commons license via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Larry_DiIanni.jpg

Former Hamilton mayor Larry Di Ianni this week claimed Hamilton was facing a ‘left wing takeover’ by ‘university and other elites’. Roland and Joel tell him to get off their lawn. Then they look at the person the Toronto Star claims is an up and coming Conservative Party star of the 905, Melissa Lantsman, their candidate in Thornhill and do a search for substance.Continue Reading

Joel and Roland roll up their pant legs and wade into a political mire of floods, climate emergencies, enfeebled and unambitious politicians and government staff and the absurd decision to halt delivery of the Astra-Zeneca vaccine and risk prolonging pandemic by Canada’s two most science and evidence-resistant provincial governments. Along the way we give a demonstration of some important Anglo-Saxon verbs and nouns, because the CRTC can’t stop us. Yet.Continue Reading

Joey Coleman

Friend of the podcast Joey Coleman, editor of Hamilton’s crowdfunded The Public Record, returns to discuss the latest goings-on at Hamilton City Hall, including a potential Charter of Rights and Freedoms violation via a move to ban letters critical of councillor conduct. Continue Reading

Joel Roland Victorian Houses in Hamilton

Our previous episode gave us a lot to talk about, in terms of the housing and eviction crisis that is looming here in the 905 and the province as a whole.  Joel and Roland sit down to examine a possible solution to the supply and demand problem of housing in the province.   As well, they take a look at development as it currently stands and whether or not it truly meets the needs of our communities.   Thanks to those who help us put this together: Our founding patrons! You can join them at https://www.patreon.com/the905er. Supporting the 905er with a monthly donation enablesContinue Reading