Pathway improvements slated for 3 Ward 8 parks

This article, from September 14, has information on a motion, which if passed, would provide much needed pathway improvements for 3 Ward 8 parks.

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Three Ward 8 parks will be receiving park pathway improvements thanks to the Ward 8 Special Capital ReInvestment Reserve Fund, ensuring the safety and connectivity of all pathway users.

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Floral planters to be added along section of Upper James St.

This article, from September 14, has information on the installation of planters along sections of Upper James St. north of Fennell Avenue.

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Sections of Upper James Street, north of Fennell Avenue, will see the installation of planters – helping to bring a little colour and a more pedestrian-friendly way of life along Upper James.

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COVID mobile vaccination program update

This post, from September 10, has information on upcoming mobile vaccine clinics.

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The City has provided an update regarding upcoming dates for those looking to be vaccinated before the provincial government’s implementation of proof of vaccine on September 22.

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Council votes in favour of signing LRT Agreement

This post, from September 9, has information of Council’s decision to sign the LRT agreement with the province and Metrolinx.

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Hamilton is one step closer to breaking ground on the long-awaited Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, as council voted in favour of signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with both Metrolinx and the province.

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City of Hamilton seeking community input on implementation of a vacant home tax

This article, from September 7, has details on an Engage Hamilton survey regarding the implementation of a Vacant Home Tax.

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This September, the City of Hamilton is inviting all community members to participate in a Vacant Home Tax Survey to understand how implementing a vacant home tax will impact residents and homeowners as well as determine what factors the City needs to consider upon implementation.

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COVID mobile vaccine clinic updates

This post, from September 3, has information on mobile vaccination clinic schedules.

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The City of Hamilton has released details on upcoming mobile vaccine clinics, which can be found around the city over the next few weeks at specific locations, including a few in Ward 8.

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Hamilton Public Health Services introduces extra health and safety protections for local schools

This post, from September 3, has information on extra health and safety protections for local schools.

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With COVID-19 cases and outbreaks increasing locally, and students heading back to school this week, Hamilton Public Health Services has recommended enhanced health and safety measures for all local elementary and secondary schools.

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Increase of capacity at COVID testing centres to meet community needs

This post, from August 31, has information on increased capacity at COVID testing centres to ensure community needs are met.

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As we continue to see daily rises in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Hamilton, and with schools and post-secondary institutes in the area set to welcome students back, the City’s health care partners are anticipating an increase in demand for COVID testing.

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Hamilton film office nominated for international award

This post, from August 31, has details on the Hamilton Film Office’s nomination for an international award.

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The City’s Film Office has been nominated for the Location Managers Guild International Award for its help facilitating the filming of the second season of the popular Netflix show, the Umbrella Academy.

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Medical Officer of Health strongly recommends workplace vaccine policies

This release from Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health, dated August 30, strongly recommends all local employers to introduce a workplace vaccination policy.

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Speaking directly to local employers, Hamilton’s Medical of Officer of Health is urging the implementation of COVID-19 vaccine policies for businesses of all sizes to protect their employees and customers from the Delta variant.

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