The Hamilton Spectator 4+

Designed for iPad

    • 4.4 • 510 Ratings
    • Free



The Spectator’s news app is free to download and read.

From community and local coverage to global issues and breaking news, the Hamilton Spectator reports on topics that matter and affect the day-to-day lives of our readers. Download the Hamilton Spectator app now to receive the best features of the Spectator’s website, all within the palm of your hand.

What you’ll experience:
- Complete breaking and up-to-the-minute news and story coverage
- New MyLocal tab – select up to seven communities to receive coverage on local news, issues, and events specific to your chosen communities*
- Personalized “For You” section – Save articles to read later
- In-depth reporting from our investigations team
- Provincial, national and international stories and feature articles
- The latest in sports, business and entertainment news
- Opinions and commentary from our columnists

Questions or feedback? Contact us at


By installing and using the App, you agree to our Privacy and Anti-Spam Notice (available at, our Privacy Policy (available at and our Terms of Use (available at, each of which is accessible with the App's settings menu.

This App (including any updates or upgrades) may (i) automatically communicate with The Hamilton Spectator's or its third party service providers' servers and record usage and browsing pattern metrics, (ii) manage App-related preferences or data stored on your device, and (iii) collect personal information, all as more particularly set out in our Privacy and Anti-Spam Notice and our Privacy Policy. You may withdraw your consent to the above at any time by removing or disabling the App.

The Spec mobile application, an application offered by Metroland Media Group Ltd., 8 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5V 0S8
For assistance, please contact us at

What’s New

Version 9.9.0

- New design template for articles

- Bug fixes, enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
510 Ratings

510 Ratings

Mc5812 ,

Prefer Old Access

I like this view , however I preferred having access to former papers I may have missed .

PetrakiM ,

What did you do to this App?

Used to be great, changes made are terrible

Finkov ,

Pay to read

Was not a bad app for local stories for awhile but now have to pay to read articles, im out

App Privacy

The developer,, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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