Keeping the Fun Going this Winter at Bruce Park

This article, from December 21, salutes the man keeping the fun going all winter long at Bruce Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office recently brought you an article about a fundraiser taking place in the Centremount Neighbourhood, where residents are holding a GoFundMe to raise funds for a community snowblower.

That snowblower will help ease the workload for Ted, the volunteer who keeps the rink running at Bruce Park.

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Centremount Residents Fundraising for Community Snowblower

This article, from December 14, contains details about a GoFundMe set-up to help maintain the Bruce Park ice skating rink run by volunteers.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

One of the ways residents can enjoy the outdoors during winter time is to skate outdoors on your local rink. From first memories of skating as a family to impromptu shinny, the local rink offers plenty of joy for community members of all ages.

And for residents of Centremount, that rink has been found year after year at Bruce Park.

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Congratulations to Ward 8’s Trillium Award Winners

This article, from October 13, celebrates the 10 2020 Trillium Award winners from Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Trillium Awards were run a little different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although we cannot celebrate the award winners with a ceremony or presentation, the Ward 8 office would like to salute all those who took the time to participate in the 2020 Trillium Awards program and we’d like to salute the winners in this space.

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Multiple Ward 8 facilities to receive some much-needed TLC

This article contains information about upcoming priority maintenance work being done on Ward 8 parks and facilities.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A number of months ago, the Ward 8 office received an email from a constituent concerned about the tired state of the Skating Centre attached to Dave Andreychuk Arena.

Thanks to that email, the office engaged with facilities staff about this issue, and with a funding commitment facilitated through the Ward 8 area rating reserve, came up with a Ward 8 maintenance priority list.

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Love your pet, but please remember to pick up after them.

This article details information about responsible pet ownership and a reminder to residents to pick up after one’s pet.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many of us being around the house more, we know that Max, Yogi, or Molly may be getting a little more love, affection, and attention as we all deal with the new realities of being at home.

Although our dogs may love the extra time together, it’s important to remember that some neighbours don’t enjoy stepping on Max’s leftovers in the park, something we’ve been hearing about at the Ward 8 office.

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Clean & Green Neighbourhood Grant Program

Are you a part of a Neighbourhood Association looking to do something positive for your community’s environment? Looking to fund a community initiative? Thanks to the Keep Hamilton Clean & Green Committee, now is your chance!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you a part of a Neighbourhood Association looking to do something positive for your community’s environment? Looking to fund a community initiative? Thanks to the Keep Hamilton Clean & Green Committee, now is your chance!

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Community Members Needed for Truck Advisory Group

The City’s Transportation Planning team is searching for two community members from Wards 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 14 to represent their neighbours at the Truck Advisory Focus Group, a part of the Truck Route Master Plan Study Update.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City’s Transportation Planning team is searching for two community members from Wards 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 14 to represent their neighbours at the Truck Advisory Focus Group, a part of the Truck Route Master Plan Study Update.

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Ward 8 Jane’s Walk Tours of Auchmar and Sam Lawrence Park – This Weekend

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours!

This weekend Ward 8 will be hosting two Jane’s Walk tours as part of a City wide festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs.

This year there will be walks at both Auchmar and Sam Lawrence Park in Ward 8.

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