City seeking Trillium Award nominations and Judges

This article, from April 1, has details on Trillium Awards nominations, as well as information for those interested in becoming volunteer judges.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you the type that takes great pride in your gardening skills and display? Have a green thumb? If so, this post is for you!

The City is now accepting nominations for this year’s Trillium Awards, as well as volunteers interested in becoming judges for this year’s awards.

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City of Hamilton hosting online rain barrel sale

This article, from March 29, has details on the 2021 Rain Barrel sale, happening strictly online this year.

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The City of Hamilton will continue its yearly tradition of offering rain barrels for sale online this year due to COVID. Orders can be made between now until May 15, 2021.

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Have your say in the development of a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan for Hamilton

This article, from March 28, contains details about how you can provide feedback to help inform the development of a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is continuing to engage with residents around the Community Safety and Well-Being Plan, looking for honest input on Hamiltonians’ needs for education, healthcare, and housing, among other topics of interest.

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City accelerates Outdoor Dining Program

This article, from March 27, has details on the acceleration of the City’s Outdoor Dining District program.

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In advance of the Grey – Lockdown designation and to provide relief for local restaurants, the City has accelerated the start of the Outdoor Dining District program effective immediately.

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Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget

This article, from March 25, has details on proposed multi-modal transportation investments in the 2021 budget.

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The City of Hamilton is making increased investments to multi-modal transportation infrastructure around the city, with an investment of $2.74 million in cycling infrastructure and an increased investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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Ward 8 Complete Streets Survey Now Live!

This article, from March 11, has details on the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey, which is now live via Engage Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office is excited to announce that the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey is now live via Engage Hamilton portal.

This project is specifically focused on improving safety and operations along residential and collector streets in Ward 8 only – arterial roads will not be a part of this project since they are already under consideration as part of the ongoing Complete Livable Better Streets Design Manual Project.

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City of Hamilton to Fuel Ontario’s First Carbon-Negative Bus

This article, from March 5, has details on the first carbon-negative bus in the HSR fleet – as well as the first in Ontario.

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The City of Hamilton, in partnership with Enbridge Gas Partners, have announced that the first renewable natural gas (RNG) fuelled bus in Ontario has hit the streets.

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Speeding is Speeding

This March 4 article has details on an education campaign by the Hamilton Police targeting speeders in the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Throughout March, the City of Hamilton and Hamilton Police will be targeting motorists driving above the speed limit with a familiar education campaign: There’s no such thing as speeding a little – speeding is speeding.

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Nominations are online for the 2021 Senior of the Year Awards

This post, from March 2, has details on the 2021 Senior of the Year Awards nominations.

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Seniors play such a crucial role in our community. From volunteering at schools or food banks, to giving invaluable experience as mentors, seniors can be found out and about giving back to Hamiltonians of all walks of life and all generations.

With that in mind, it’s time to nominate Hamilton’s Senior of the Year.

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Council approves independent board for Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC)

This article, from February 24, has details on the relaunched Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre.

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City Council has recently approved the 13-member board of the relaunched Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC).

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