Ward 8 Tree Giveaway

This article, from April 20, has updated information on the Ward 8 free tree giveaway – available until supplies last.

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The Ward 8 office is happy to report that 300 trees are available; on a first come, first served basis, to residents who want to both beautify their household – and help the environment.

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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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New Stair Railings To Improve Rolston Community Forest Access

New railings will be installed to improve access to the Captain Cornelius Community Forest thanks to collaboration with Ward 8 & 14 HWDSB Trustee Becky Buck.

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This summer new railings will be installed to improve the accessibility of the concrete steps connecting Rolston Drive to the Rolston Community Forest and Captain Cornelius Park adjacent to Westview Elementary School.

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Free Shade Trees for Ward 8 Residents!

The Ward 8 Office is giving away 200 free native shade trees to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting!

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The Ward 8 Office is giving away for free 200 native shade trees to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting!

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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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Rising temperatures creating flooding risks

This article, from February 26, has details about what you can do to prevent flooding in your home and what to watch out for when out on trails near bodies of water.

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With the recent spurt of warm and rainy weather, following a few weeks of above average snow accumulation, the City of Hamilton is reminding residents to take preventative steps to stem flooding in or around your home and to be cautious should you be near the City’s various bodies of water.

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Upper Wellington St. Environmental Assessment taking shape

This article, from February 9, has details about an upcoming environmental assessment to be conducted on a stretch of U. Wellington b/t Stone Church and Limeridge.

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The last remaining section of Upper Wellington Street that has not been upgraded or urbanized will be undergoing an environmental assessment looking for improvements between Limeridge Road West & Stone Church Road East.

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Ice safe for use at Princess Point

This article, from February 2, contains details about skating at Princess Point this winter.

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Those seeking a local “escape” from their neighbourhood this winter can now head for a skate at Princess Point, with the Royal Botanical Gardens deeming a large portion of it safe to skate as of Monday.

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Hamilton Urban Forest Strategy seeking public engagement

This post, from February 1, contains details about the upcoming virtual meeting for the Urban Forest Strategy.

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Engage Hamilton is launching the Urban Forest Strategy, a plan to ensure the long-term health of Hamilton’s urban forest. It will be a community-developed vision and actions in maintaining and growing the urban forest.

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