Politics and its Discontents: Sure Sounds Like Union-Busting To Me

Call it what you will, anything that circumvents union rights is odious, and it appears to have happened to Hamilton, Ontario. Independent television station station CHCH, a mainstay of the community for over 60 years, summarily fired all of its employees on Friday and filed for bankruptcy, despite the fact that its parent company, Channel ...

Politics and its Discontents: Take Cuts Or Infrastructure Investments?

Mr. Harper has made his choice. Here is an example of where that kind of thinking can leave you. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: The Real Face Of Stephen Harper

As we embark upon a year-long election campaign, we will increasingly be exposed to propaganda from all parties vying for our vote. But the propaganda emanating from the Harper government will deserve special scrutiny. To be sure, we are constantly told how much better off we are under the compassionate ministrations of the cabal than ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Little Station That Could

Living as I do close to both Toronto and Hamilton, it is my practice at 6:00 P.M. each evening to flip back and forth between Hamilton’s independent station, CHCH, and the CTV Toronto for my local news. Sometimes, despite resources that are constrained compared to those of CTV, CHCH offers some insightful coverage. Friday night ...

Slap Upside The Head: Morning News Interrupted By Gay Porn

Television viewers in Hamilton, Ontario last week found their breakfast interrupted (enhanced?) by nearly three minutes of “eye-popping hardcore gay pornography.” The mihap, which happened around 9:30 a.m. Friday during the CHCH morning news show, is reportedly the result of severed cable lines outside of the station’s control that had been spliced back together incorrectly. ...