Joey Coleman: As it happened: The Rockhammer, No Downtown Casino presentations and Council debate on February 6, 2013

As it happened: The Rockhammer, No Downtown Casino presentations and Council debate on February 6, 2013

Hamilton City Council held a marathon session today to discuss numerous issues, the highlight being the casino debate.

I livestreamed for over 8 hours and here’s some of the video highlights. (Note: this is under construction, so please check back for more)

RockHammer Presentation to Council

Councillor Sam Merulla questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Brad Clark questions to Rockhammer (1st time)

 
Councillor Terry Whitehead questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Jason Farr questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Scott Duvall questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Chad Collins questions to RockHammer (1st time)

Note: Dean Collett makes a comment on referendums at end of this segment that lead to a controversial counter by Sam Merulla later in the meeting.

Councillor Tom Jackson questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Brian McHattie questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Mayor Bob Bratina questions to RockHammer (1st time)

Note: you’ll see the Mayor exit as soon as it completes his question.

Councillor Lloyd Ferguson questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Rob Pasuta questions to RockHammer (1st time)
Councillor Sam Merulla questions to RockHammer (2nd time)

Note: This is the segment where Merulla controversially engages Dean Collett over earlier comments. Also goes after Mayor for not being in Chambers

Councillor Brad Clark questions to RockHammer (2nd time)