City of Hamilton wins Technical Achievement Awards for Vision Zero Action Plan and Keddy Access Trail

This article, from May 27, contains details on the City of Hamilton being recognized with two awards by the Transportation Association of Canada

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Each year, the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) recognizes exceptional contributions made by its member organizations across Canada through its Technical Achievement Awards – with the City receiving two awards including those for Road Safety Engineering and Sustainable Mobility.

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Notice of application of larvicides to City of Hamilton for West Nile Virus control

This article, from May 26, has details on the City’s ongoing monitoring of mosquito larvae and possible control measures to help prevent the spread of West Nile Virus.

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The City’s Public Health Services is monitoring mosquito larvae (immature mosquitoes) in standing surface water on City land within the municipality’s boundaries, if if control measures dictate, will apply larvicide in order to prevent the development of the West Nile Virus.

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2021 Arts Awards virtual presentations taking place in June

This article from May 26 has details on Hamilton Arts Week and the 2021 Awards Program.

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As part of Hamilton Arts Week and its 2021 Arts Awards program, the City of Hamilton will be announcing and profiling the award recipients this year in a series of online podcast-style episodes, running from June 3 to June 12, 2021.

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Mohawk College Terminal to be closed for one week

This article, from May 25, has information on upcoming HSR detours affected lines 20, 21, 33, and 35.

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The HSR is informing transit riders who utilize the Mohawk College Terminal while on their trip may experience slight delays due to detours starting May 31. The lines affected are routes 20, 21, 33, and 35.

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City looking into home energy retrofit program

This article, from May 24, has details on a potential energy retrofit program for the City of Hamilton and its potential cost savings to homeowners while benefiting the climate.

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The City will be looking at  home energy retrofit program, as long as it receives funding to cover most of the costs. 

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Reminder: Caledon Community Collaborative to host virtual community consultation session May 27

This article, from May 11, has details on the next virtual community consultation regarding the future of 60 Caledon Ave, taking place May 27 @ 7PM.

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The Caledon Community Collaborative will be hosting a virtual community consultation on the 60 Caledon Ave. development on May 27th at 7PM.

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City splash pads are now open

This article, from May 22, has details on the opening of spray pads in accordance with the province’s recent announcement.

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The province announced late this afternoon that along with outdoor recreational sports and activities, spray/splash pads will be allowed to open, and just in time with the heat wave we are set to experience this week.

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Local COVID vaccination program expands to include youth aged 12+

This article, from May 22, has details on the expansion of the City’s COVID vaccine program; which now includes those aged 12+.

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The City’s healthcare partners have announced that, effective May 23, youth aged 12 and older at time of vaccination are now eligible for their vaccine.

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Spring cleanup tips from the City

This article, from May 20, has details and tips for those who will be spring cleaning over the next few weeks.

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For those looking to get busy this long weekend – or in a few weeks time – the City has some helpful tips and reminders on what to do with your yard waste, plant pots and trays, and other recyclable/non-recyclable items.

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Hamilton Remembers

This article, from May 20, has details on the Covid Virtual Memorial, launched by the City this past week to remember those lost during the pandemic.

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Hamilton Remembers, a COVID-19 virtual memorial, will allow families to remember and pay tribute to loved ones lost during the pandemic.

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