March 27: City initiatives focus on economic recovery for Hamilton’s business community

This article contains a press release from the City of Hamilton dated March 27, 2020 on initiatives for economic recovery for Hamilton’s business community.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton issued a press release today, committing itself to supporting local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic, with City Council directing staff to review opportunities for relief from some taxes and fees, with staff to report back by early April.

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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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Do the Math: LRT vs Tax! (video)

EVENT VIDEO! On February 11, Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko, Ward 1 Councillor Maureen Wilson and Ward 3 Councillor Nrinder Nann hosted Joe Minicozzi, one of the world’s most respected urban planners to talk about cities, community wealth, economics, and what it means to you!

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New Life for the Historic Balfour Estate

One of Hamilton’s oldest historical structures looks to finally have some new life (and investment) breathed into it as the picturesque Balfour Estate has potentially found a new tenant.

Pending approval by the Ontario Heritage Trust (OHT), Cardus will lease the property from the City after Council recently voted in favour of moving forward pending the OHT’s approval for “intensity of use” and “adaptive reuse” plans.

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Community Open House for Proposed Development on Stone Church Rd. E.

This is a reminder that the proposed Nova Development, situated at 15-21 Stone Church Road East (at Upper James) will be holding at community open house on February 19, 2020 from 5 PM – 730 PM at Barton Stone United Church located at 21 Stone Church Road West.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

This is a reminder that the proposed Nova Development, situated at 15-21 Stone Church Road East (at Upper James) will be holding at community open house on February 19, 2020 from 5 PM – 730 PM at Barton Stone United Church located at 21 Stone Church Road West.

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Hamilton Transportation Task Force Update

Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney recently announced the naming of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force.

The Task Force will provide recommendations to the government on how the $1 billion dollars originally slated for LRT development will be used after the cancellation of the project by Minister Mulroney.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney recently announced the naming of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force.

The Task Force will provide recommendations to the government on how the $1 billion dollars originally slated for LRT development will be used after the cancellation of the project by Minister Mulroney.

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Redevelopment Proposals Presented for Downtown Arena

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

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$400 Million Investment into Hamilton’s Digital Infrastructure

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The largest digital investment in the City of Hamilton’s history by Bell Canada will bring with it expanded broadband access in urban and rural areas of the city.

Bell announced on January 23 that the company will invest $400 million dollars over a period of 5 years, including the installation of fibre network connections in 200,000 homes and businesses throughout the city, including business parks and commercial areas.

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Calling all Artists!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you an artist? Do you know someone who has a love and passion for public art? Do you believe that art enhances your city’s beauty? Well, the City of Hamilton is looking for you!

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