Welfare Hamilton Style
From: Their Town
Looks at the broad pattern of city government policies over the last 150 years in Hamilton, and compares the use made of municipal funds and resources to assist business to the help provided to the city’s poor.
BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his other books are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, recipient of the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local.