Beware the danger: it’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness week

This post, from October 29, has information on CO detection as the city enters Carbon Monoxide Awareness week.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In 2020, the Hamilton Fire Department received almost 900 calls for activated carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. This week, the Hamilton Fire Department is reminding residents on how to prevent injury or death from what has been dubbed the “silent killer”.

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Join Councillor Danko to discuss the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report

This article, from October 26, provides background on the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report, as well as an invite to get in touch with the office as we unveil its findings and discuss the report on November 4.

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On November 4, Councillor Danko will be hosting a community meeting to discuss the proposed safety improvements recommended as a result of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report.

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$145 million towards Affordable Housing Initiative announced

This post, from October 25, has information on a transformative $145.7 million deal for affordable housing in Hamilton.

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The City of Hamilton, CityHousing Hamilton (CHH) and the Federal government confirmed and finalized a $145.7 million investment towards renewal of CHH affordable housing properties city-wide, including energy efficiency upgrades.

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Some Halloween advice from Hamilton Public Health

This post, from October 24, has advice for those trick-or-treating, as well as handing out treats, as the city celebrates its second pandemic Halloween.

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As Hamilton enters its second pandemic Halloween, Public Health is offering some sage advice for parents and children as families prepare for trick-or-treating.

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City celebrates contribution of seniors at 26th annual Senior of the Year Awards virtual event

This post, from October 23, has details on the 26th annual Senior of the Year awards, given to those 65+ who contribute their time and talents in service of their community.

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The City of Hamilton recently recognized seniors for their outstanding volunteer contributions as it hosted the 26th Senior of the Year Awards.

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Which way should Hamilton grow?

This post, from October 22, contains the full segment from TVO’s The Agenda, where Cllr. Danko appeared to discuss the urban boundary review.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Council set to address the urban boundary expansion at a special General Issues Committee on November 9, Councillor Danko was recently on The Agenda with Steve Paikin along with a panel of guests to speak on the proposed expansion, its impacts and what that will mean for the future of Hamilton.

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Hamilton’s Musician Fair Payment Policy nominated for Music Cities Award

This post, from October 22, has information on the City’s Music Cities Award nomination.

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The City of Hamilton has been nominated in the category of “Best Initiative to Directly Support Musicians” by the Music Cities Awards, a global competition recognizing the most outstanding applications of music for economic, social, environmental, and cultural development.

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Annual Fall Garden & Mum Show starts this weekend

This post, from October 19, has details on the upcoming Fall Garden & Mum Show, opening this Friday.

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The annual Fall Garden & Mum show is kicking off this Friday, as the renowned floral exhibit will be hosting visitors from October 22 to October 31.

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Public Virtual Open House for proposed development at 11 Springside Drive taking place this Thursday

This post, originally published on October 12, is a reminder about the upcoming public virtual open house for 11 Springside Drive.

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A public virtual open house will be held on Thursday, October 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 PM with respect to the proposed development on the lands of 11 Springside Drive.

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Conceptual design for the Mountain Brow Multi-Use Pathway receives public works committee approval

This post, from October 18, has information regarding funding for the design of the Ward 8 section of the Mountain Brow Multi-Use Pathway.

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At the October 18 public works committee meeting, members approved funding for the conceptual design of a multi-use pathway which will link the Garth/Fennell area to the Jay Keddy Trail and Sam Lawrence Park.

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