Hamilton Spectator
The Swimmer And The Swim

The Swimmer And The Swim

September 19, 2019

The English Channel is often called the Mount Everest of long-distance swimming. Which doesn't sound like the place you'd expect to find a Hamilton professor. Especially as the weather turns sour and the suffering begins to set in.

Supercrawl 2019

Supercrawl 2019

September 10, 2019

Hamilton will be hosting Supercrawl from Sept. 13 to 15. It's a free festival featuring music, art, dance, poetry, fashion, fun and a whole host of other good vibes taking place on James Street North.

Lost rain forests of Hamilton

Lost rain forests of Hamilton

August 19, 2019

Logged out deserts and a decimated Niagara Escarpment sparked a McMaster University student's crusade that earned him the title "father of reforestation." 

Hamilton is a harbour town

Hamilton is a harbour town

August 14, 2019

Harbour town is a six-part series on thespec.com examining Hamilton's diverse and evolving waterfront, from its port industries to recreational west harbour. 

In this episode we touch on a little bit of everything that's going on down at Hamilton's Harbour. 

Hamilton man led oil industry

Hamilton man led oil industry

August 9, 2019

It wasn't Jed Clampett -- it was James Miller Williams who first successfully harnessed oil.

Yellow Vests Hamilton interview

Yellow Vests Hamilton interview

June 28, 2019

Guy Annable, the Ontario spokesperson for Yellow Vests Canada, spoke to Teviah Moro at The Spectator about the movement and frustrations about anti-fascist protesters.

LRT meets its Waterloo

LRT meets its Waterloo

June 27, 2019

As Hamilton clocks its own LRT progress, Insider checks in with therecord.com's Luisa D'Amato about the opening days of the LRT launch in Waterloo Region. 

WTF, Marc? Maron takes a cheap shot all over Hamilton

WTF, Marc? Maron takes a cheap shot all over Hamilton

June 27, 2019

Comic, garage podcaster and sometime actor Marc Maron is in Hamilton at a film shoot and held nothing back as he described his first impressions of the place.  

Death of the graveyard

Death of the graveyard

June 26, 2019

Insider talks with Hamilton Spectator writer Tom Hogue about the changing nature of the cemetery

MontHill eyes the Canadian Open with massive rebuild

MontHill eyes the Canadian Open with massive rebuild

June 23, 2019

The Spec's Scott Radley discusses what the ongoing renovation of the Monthill Golf and Country Club means for Hamilton. And whether or not the course can one day become the permanent home of the Canadian Open.  

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