2020 Order of Hamilton nominations are open

This article, from September 29, includes information on nomination details for the Order of Hamilton award.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The nomination period for the Order of Hamilton is now open. Between now and December 1, you can nominate someone whose exceptional volunteer contributions help to build and improve the City of Hamilton.

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Hamilton Police investigating shots fired in the Garth and Limeridge area

This article, from September 29, contains details of a recent targeted shooting in the Garth/Limeridge area.

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Hamilton Police have launched an investigation following a targeted shooting in the area of Garth Street and Limeridge Road West.

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Buchanan Park & Bruce Park Updates

This article, from September 28, contains updates on both Bruce Park and Buchanan Park

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Last week we brought you an update on a number of repairs/upgrades to the Westmount Recreation Centre, part of a Ward 8 priority maintenance list financed through the Ward 8 Area Rating Reserve.

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Introducing the City of Hamilton’s Road Condition Ratings

This article contains information about the City of Hamilton’s interactive Road Condition Index site.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Have you ever wondered how your street compares to the rest of the city when it comes to its condition? Do you ever wonder how the City assesses its roads? Well wonder no more, as we introduce you to the City of Hamilton’s Road Condition street index site, an interactive site showing your street condition in real time.

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Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer: 592 Upper James St.

This article, from September 27, includes details about a Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer at 592 Upper James St.

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The Public Notice period has started for a cannabis retailer looking to open a retail storefront at 592 Upper James St., Unit 1.

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Update on COVID-19 testing centres across the city

This article, from September 25, has up to date information on COVID-19 testing centres across the City as well as other pertinent and necessary information for residents.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With new COVID-19 cases rising across the province, there has been a high demand for testing services over the last few weeks.

Public Health has provided an update on the various testing centres, how to access them and other pertinent information for residents.

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Update: First confirmed case of COVID-19 at Mohawk College

This article, from September 25, includes press releases from the City of Hamilton and Mohawk College concerning the first positive COVID-19 test at the institution’s Stoney Creek campus.

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The first positive test associated with Mohawk College was announced by Hamilton Public Health officials today.

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City launches 12-month pilot of Automated Speed Enforcement in school zones and community safety zones

This article, from September 23, includes a media release about a 12-month pilot of Automated Speed Enforcement in school zones and community safety zones across the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Back in July, the Ward 8 Office brought you details about a pilot-project the City was working on, utilizing automated speed-enforcement cameras in certain hotspots across Hamilton.

Automated Speed Enforcement set to hit city streets

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Sam Lawrence Master Plan unveiled

This article, from September 21, includes the unveiling of the Sam Lawrence Park Master Plan.

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One of the most picturesque areas of the city is in line for major improvements, with better connecting trails for hikers, runners and cyclists while creating safer intersections for drivers, helping to revitalize one of the city’s oldest parks while adding to its escarpment allure.

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Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer: 870 Upper James St.

This article, from September 21, includes details about a Notice of Application for Cannabis Retailer at 870 Upper James St.

The Public Notice period has started for a cannabis retailer looking to open a retail storefront at 870 Upper James St., Unit 1.

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