City Asking for Resident Input for Community Energy and Emissions Plan

This article, from January 18, has details about the City’s Community Energy and Emissions Plan – which is seeking resident input.

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The City of Hamilton is asking residents to voice their ideas on a Community Energy and Emissions Plan, a long-term plan to meet improve Hamilton’s energy efficiency and to reduce greenhouse gases.

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Now is Your Chance to Weigh In On the City’s Future Growth Planning

This article, from January 8, has details about the City of Hamilton’s Land Needs Assessment survey.

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The City is asking residents to weigh in on the future of their city by providing input and feedback on Hamilton’s future growth plans; where the city is expected to welcome over 230,000 new residents and 122,000 new jobs by the year 2051.

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GTHA Mayors Ready to Work with Province on Vaccine Rollout

This article, from January 4, contains a press release from the Mayors and Chairs of the GTHA.

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The City of Hamilton and the 10 other largest municipalities across the Greater Hamilton and Toronto Area recently held their weekly meeting, where they discussed the increasing COVID resurgence across the region as well as ways for municipalities to help with the rollout of the vaccine.

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Holiday Safety Tips from Hamilton Fire

This article, from December 15, contains fire safety tips for you and your family this holiday season.

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The Hamilton Fire Department is reminding Hamilton residents that the Holiday season can be one of the most dangerous times of the year for a house fire. This post contains tips from the HFD on how to protect your home this Holiday season.

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With the Holidays Approaching, Neighbour to Neighbour Could Use Some Support

This article, from November 23, contains information about how you can help Neighbour to Neighbour this holiday season.

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Neighbour to Neighbour Centre, Hamilton Mountain’s only social service and emergency food support organization, is seeking a little extra help as demand continues to rise for their services.

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“Catch-up clinics” now available for current Grade 7 & 8 students

This article, from November 12, contains information about catch-up clinics available for Grade 7 & 8 students across the city.

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Grade 7 school vaccine clinics that were scheduled to occur between April and June 2020 were cancelled by Hamilton Public Health Services.

This post contains information about important catch-up clinics being run for students.

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Let’s do our part to stop the spread with a flu shot this fall

This article, from October 13, has detailed information on how you can do your part to help stop the spread of the seasonal flu this Fall.

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With seasonal flu season upon us amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hamilton is encouraging all residents to get vaccinated this fall. This post will share some key takeaways from the City of Hamilton’s awareness campaign.

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First case of person with West Nile found in Hamilton

This article, from September 10, provides information about the first human case of West Nile in the Hamilton area, as well as information on precautions to take to reduce the risk of West Nile exposure.

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The first case of West Nile Virus infecting a Hamiltonian has been reported, prompting the local Medical Officer of Health to move the West Nile Virus risk in the city from moderate to high.

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Homeless Tent Encampments In Ward 8 Hamilton

Homeless encampments are here in Ward 8 and across the City.

This article reviews the current situation and what you can do to help if you see someone living in a tent in your neighbourhood.

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There have always been, and will continue to be, people who have resorted to living in a tent here in Ward 8 and across Hamilton.

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Friends of Century Manor created to save historic building

This article, from September 1, contains information about a new group working to save Century Manor.

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After news that the Provincial government is rezoning the lands it sits on to make residential development easier, a group of dedicated heritage advocates met on August 31 to launch a new group aimed at saving the historic piece of Hamilton architecture.

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