CHCH Coverage of Hamilton’s Opioid Crisis

Almost lost in the shuffle of City Hall scandals is that Hamilton’s opioid crisis worsened in February, CHCH ran a two-and-a-half minute report on Friday in which CHCH reveals: “In the first few weeks of February, Hamilton had 61 opioid-related emergencies, more than any month since September 2017. “

New Hamilton City Manager to Be Announced on March 20

The hiring committee held two illegal meetings, in contravention of the Municipal Act, on February 9 and February 23rd to decide their pick.

The full of Council must ratify the pick, and it’s not clear how many of the four Councillors who are consistently voting for transparency, accountability, and reform will support the pick.

The name may also leak in advance of the meeting.

Ed Smith Heading to the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board

Smith, who lead the fight to expose and end questionable practices among the Old Guard of Niagara Regional Council – which was swept out of office in the October 2018 municipal election – was infamously sued by the NPCA for his 2016 report on the rampant problems and questionable practices under the rein of Carmen D’Angelo as Chief Administrative Officer of the NPCA.