West Leg of Sherman Access closed beginning Monday

This article, from June 28, has information on the upcoming closure of the west leg of the Sherman Access starting July 5.

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The west leg of the Sherman Access (Charlton-bound) will be closed beginning on July 5 for approximately six weeks for rockfall protection work.

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City reminding residents about firework safety

This article, from June 28, has details on firework safety for those partaking this July 1.

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If you’ve decided that you’ll be taking part or hosting a Canada Day get together this week, the Hamilton Fire Department is reminding residents to set off and dispose of fireworks safely to minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries.

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Heat warning in effect for Hamilton

This article, from June 28, has details on the City issuing a heat warning as of June 28. The article also includes information and links to locate the nearest splash pad/rec pool.

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The City has issued a “heat warning” until further notice, with temperatures feeling close to 40 degrees celsius with the humidex. The City and participating community agencies are responding to the heat by offering “cool places” to go during all stages of a heat event.

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Cost of Canadian Open wrongly kept from public

This article, from June 27, calls for greater transparency as the City is set to host the 2024 Canadian Open.

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With Hamilton set to host the 2024 RBC Canadian Open at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club, Ward 8 councillor John-Paul Danko believes that details on the financials should be made public.

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COVID Vaccine update on accelerated 2nd doses for those 18+ and youth

This article, from June 25, has information on accelerated doses for those 18+, as well as youth aged 12-17.

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The City and its healthcare partners have announced that beginning on Monday, June 28; individuals aged 18 or older who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to book a second appointment – and as of June 26, youth aged 12-17 can have their accelerated second doses booked as well.

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Province conducting rabies control operations in Hamilton

This article, from June 22, has details on the ongoing rabies control being conducted in Hamilton by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

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Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has provided an update to the City, and will once again be conducting rabies control operations across the province; including in Hamilton over the next few months.

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Yeoville residents invited to take part in “Residents Discussion”

This post has details for Yeoville residents who wish to share their feedback on the 60 Caledon Ave. development.

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With several Public Information Sessions already held by developers, Councillor Danko and the Ward 8 office are reaching out to Yeoville residents to hear feedback on the proposed development at 60 Caledon Ave in a series of small public discussions.

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City celebrating Pollinator Week

This article, from June 22, has details on Hamilton becoming a “bee city”, as well as information for those looking to start their own pollinator garden.

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The City of Hamilton, in celebration of becoming the 39th Bee City in Canada during Pollinator Week, will be turning the Hamilton Sign yellow this week to encourage residents to join in on creating pollinator friendly habitats on their property.

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COVID-19 vaccination program update on accelerated second doses

This article, from June 18, has details on accelerated second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as Hamilton has recently been identified as a Delta variant hot spot.

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With the Ontario government including Hamilton as one of 10 public health units identified as a Delta variant hot spot, the City has provided new details on accelerated second doses for residents.

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Chedoke Creek Remediation update

This article, from June 18, has information on the recent approval by the Ministry of the Environment on Hamilton’s planned remediation of Chedoke Creek.

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The City of Hamilton has received word that the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks (MECP) approved the City’s remediation workplan for targeted dredging in Chedoke Creek.

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