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Video From Rally, Roundtable

Posted August 08, 2010

Videos from the rally on August 7 and the roundtable on August 6 have been posted to Raise the Hammer.

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Federal Government Reverses Position: Stadium Funding "Not Contingent" On Location

Posted August 07, 2010

The federal Conservative government has reversed its position on the stadium location just 24 hours after shocking the Hamilton community with a pro-East Mountain veto, issuing a statement that says "Federal funding is not contingent upon the location of the stadium."

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Time To Stand Up For Rights Of Hamiltonians

Posted August 07, 2010

The federal government and the government of Ontario have delivered a clear and unmistakeable message to Hamilton: they don't respect us, they don't respect our local democracy, and they absolutely don't respect our right to make our own decisions about our city's future.

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Staff Report on Stadium Debate: East Mountain More Costly, More Risky, and Diverts Funds From Economic Development

Posted August 06, 2010

A staff report released for the August 10th, Committee of the Whole confirms media reports that the East Mountain stadium would costs tens of millions of dollars more than one built in the West Harbour location, even after factoring in a last minute offer by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to pay for 6,000 parking spots.

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West Harbour Best from Social Perspective: Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Posted August 06, 2010

An analysis issued by the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction concludes that the "West Harbour location provides a greater number of opportunities to promote social inclusion."

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Major League Soccer's Future: Not In the Suburbs

Posted August 05, 2010

If you look around the league where the crowds are strong they are all teams with stadiums in urban locations – Seattle, New York, Toronto, DC, and Los Angeles. The teams with disappointingly low attendance are almost all due to teams with stadiums in the suburbs.

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