City investing $1 million towards Rent Ready Program

This article, from March 30, has a media release on the City’s $1 million investment towards the Rent Ready Program.

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The City will be investing $1 million towards the rapid repair of out of service social housing units and increase the 2021 Housing Stability Benefit to support those at risk of losing housing due to the impacts of the COVID pandemic.

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Hamilton’s COVID vaccination program expands to include those 70+

This article, from March 29, has details on the COVID vaccination program expansion, which now includes adults aged 70+.

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The City announced today an expansion of the COVID vaccination program, expanded to include those aged 70+. To date, 87,945 doses of the vaccine have been administered to eligible residents.

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City of Hamilton hosting online rain barrel sale

This article, from March 29, has details on the 2021 Rain Barrel sale, happening strictly online this year.

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The City of Hamilton will continue its yearly tradition of offering rain barrels for sale online this year due to COVID. Orders can be made between now until May 15, 2021.

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Have your say in the development of a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan for Hamilton

This article, from March 28, contains details about how you can provide feedback to help inform the development of a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan.

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The City of Hamilton is continuing to engage with residents around the Community Safety and Well-Being Plan, looking for honest input on Hamiltonians’ needs for education, healthcare, and housing, among other topics of interest.

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City moving in to the Grey – Lockdown category as of March 29

This article, from March 27, has details on Hamilton being moved into the Grey – Lockdown category as of Monday, March 29.

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The City of Hamilton will once again be moving into the Grey – Lockdown category of the province’s COVID Response Framework as of Monday, March 29 at 12:01 am.

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City accelerates Outdoor Dining Program

This article, from March 27, has details on the acceleration of the City’s Outdoor Dining District program.

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In advance of the Grey – Lockdown designation and to provide relief for local restaurants, the City has accelerated the start of the Outdoor Dining District program effective immediately.

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Caledon Community Collaborative holds 2nd information session

This article, from March 26, has a recorded video from the Caledon Community Collaborative’s second information session, held March 23.

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The Caledon Community Collaborative held its second information session this past week, with more details and updates on their site plan for the 60 Caledon Ave. property, which is slated to become a mixed-use, family friendly development.

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Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget

This article, from March 25, has details on proposed multi-modal transportation investments in the 2021 budget.

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The City of Hamilton is making increased investments to multi-modal transportation infrastructure around the city, with an investment of $2.74 million in cycling infrastructure and an increased investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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New Stair Railings To Improve Rolston Community Forest Access

New railings will be installed to improve access to the Captain Cornelius Community Forest thanks to collaboration with Ward 8 & 14 HWDSB Trustee Becky Buck.

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This summer new railings will be installed to improve the accessibility of the concrete steps connecting Rolston Drive to the Rolston Community Forest and Captain Cornelius Park adjacent to Westview Elementary School.

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Free Shade Trees for Ward 8 Residents!

The Ward 8 Office is giving away 200 free native shade trees to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting!

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The Ward 8 Office is giving away for free 200 native shade trees to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting!

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