Full Day GO Service coming to West Harbour

This article, from July 27, has details on the province’s announcement of all day GO service coming to Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Starting Saturday, August 7th, all-day GO Service will finally become a reality for Hamiltonians, leading to greater transit connectivity for Ward 8 residents in their own backyard – and across the GTHA.

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Youth Strategy Re-Engagement Survey now online

This post, from July 25, has information on the City’s Youth Strategy Re-Engagement Survey for youth and parents of youth aged 14-29.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With young people playing such a crucial role in city building, the City of Hamilton is working on creating a Youth Strategy and is looking to capture the voices of youth aged 14-29, as well as parents and community partners that work with youth.

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Nominations are open for the Community in Motion Awards.

This article, from July 24, has information on the Community in Motion Awards.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Do you know someone who uses sustainable transportation to get to work or travel around town? Do you know someone who engages and promotes alternative methods of travel? If so, nominations are now open to celebrate those who go the extra mile to support sustainable modes of transportation with the Community in Motion Awards.

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Railings finished at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from July 18, has information on the newly completed railings at Captain Cornelius Park.

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The Ward 8 office is pleased to announce that the new railings along the concrete stairs connecting the Rolston Community Forest and Accessible Trail to Rolston Drive and Captain Cornelius Park is now complete.

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Step 3 Reopenings at the City of Hamilton

This post, from July 16, contains information on City, services, museums and recreational facilities as Hamilton enters Step 3 of the province’s reopening.

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With the City of Hamilton entering Step 3 of Ontario’s reopening, the City of Hamilton is providing residents with information on its own facilities, museums and services reopening to the public.

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Grow a Row, Make an Impact!

This article, from July 6, has details on Green Venture’s “Grow a Row”

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With the growing season in full swing, Green Venture has partnered with a number of local gardeners who have committed to “Grow a Row” for their community, and more importantly those in need, this season.

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What you need to know to stay cool at a City pool this summer

This post, from July 5, has details on how to stay cool this summer by scheduling a swim time at a City pool.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the summer heat continuing to bring little relief, the City of Hamilton’s could be an option for you and your family to stay cool; while staying safe. Last year, the City implemented a “first come, first serve” basis for their pools – but this summer, reservations must be made for local pools.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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Hamilton celebrates Seniors Month

This article, from June 11, has details on Seniors Month, including Aging Well in Hamilton – a virtual series you can catch this week on Cable 14.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

June is Seniors Month, and the City of Hamilton will be celebrating the important contributions older adults have made and continue to make within our community, and the City will be celebrating those achievements, virtually, this week with Aging Well in Hamilton.

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Agreement approved on downtown entertainment precinct

This article, from June 10, has information on the recent agreement between the City and the Hamilton Urban Precinct Group for a period of 49 years.

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Hamilton City Council has recently approved an agreement which will pave the way for millions of dollars in investment in the downtown core.

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