City’s Largest Infrastructure Project Happening at Woodward Avenue Water Treatment Plant

With our office hosting the upcoming Speaking Volumes – The Chedoke Creek Spill event taking place soon on March 11, we thought it would be worthwhile to dig a little deeper into the largest single capital infrastructure investment in the City of Hamilton’s history.

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Bay Area Climate Change Council Forum

The Bay Area Climate Change Council recently updated the community on its activities, shared with the group its goals for 2020, and engaged the public in understanding climate change priorities of the Bay Area community.

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Electric Buses Will Not Replace LRT

With the cancellation of LRT and the Province’s offer to invest one billion dollars towards transportation in Hamilton, there has been increased discussion about electric buses as an alternative to rapid transit.
While I support a transition to an electric HSR bus fleet as a possible mitigation measure to help meet Hamilton’s Climate Change goals – it is important to note that electric buses on their own will not replace LRT.

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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!

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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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City Amends Idling By-Law

Last week, Hamilton City Council continued its commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by approving amendments to the City Idling Control By-Law to regulate the idling of vehicles.

Last week, Hamilton City Council continued its commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by approving amendments to the City Idling Control By-Law to regulate the idling of vehicles.

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Hamilton Paramedics Looking to Reduce Carbon Footprint

With City Council declaring our city is facing a climate emergency, various departments have been taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help reduce the city’s overall carbon footprint.
Hamilton Paramedic Service (HPS) will look at improving its carbon offset by outfitting two new ambulances with regenerative brake technology.

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With City Council declaring our city is facing a climate emergency, various departments have been taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help reduce the city’s overall carbon footprint.

Hamilton Paramedic Service (HPS) will look at improving its carbon offset by outfitting two new ambulances with regenerative brake technology.

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Hamilton Climate Change Event with Diane Saxe

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As part of a commitment to lead the fight against Climate Change, Councillors from Wards 1, 2, 3 & 8 hosted Dianne Saxe on November 5, 2019. Dianne, an International Lawyer and former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario spoke about best practices in Canadian cities and the steps municipalities must take in order to deal with the climate emergency.

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Hamilton Climate Change and Municipal Leadership Event November 4th

Hello, Ward 8 Neighbours!

As part of a commitment to lead the fight against Climate Change, Councillors from Wards 1, 2, 3 & 8 will host Dianne Saxe, International Lawyer and former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to speak about best practices in Canadian cities and the steps municipalities must take in order to deal with the climate emergency.

A panel discussion with Dr. Saxe, Councillors Wilson, Nann, Danko, Farr, and Environment Hamilton on the theme of the responsibility and scope of municipal leadership in a climate emergency will follow.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko Selected as Chair of Hamilton Renewable Power Inc. Board of Directors

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Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko is honoured to be selected as Chair of the Hamilton Renewable Power Inc. Board of Directors.

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