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Enjoy the newspaper feel of flipping through pages. Everything on the page in The Hamilton Spectator print edition is what you see in the ePaper edition. You also get the added bonus of interactive features including:

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Along with the newspaper-like feel of flipping through pages, you can access a variety of interactive features which enhance your reading experience.

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Back Issues

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Offer for Hamilton Spectator Home-Delivery Subscribers

The Hamilton Spectator subscribers with an active home-delivery account in good standing qualify for complimentary access to Hamilton Spectator ePaper edition. If you choose to cancel your home-delivery account, or your subscription is in arrears, your access to the ePaper edition will be discontinued. The Hamilton Spectator reserves the right to discontinue this offer at any time.

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Is my Hamilton Spectator ePaper subscription eligible for the digital news subscription tax credit?

Yes. Individuals who have a Hamilton Spectator ePaper subscription can claim the digital news subscription tax credit on their personal income tax return for the years 2020 to 2024. This is a non-refundable tax credit for amounts paid by individuals in the year to a qualified Canadian journalism organization (QCJO) for an eligible qualifying subscription. Click HERE to find out more about this tax credit and how to claim it.