City Reminding Residents on the Dangers of Frozen Waters

This article, from January 18, is a reminder for residents to use caution around icy lakes, rivers and ponds in the area.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the cooler weather starting to freeze rivers, ponds, creeks and Princess Point, the City is issuing a reminder to would-be skaters that what looks frozen may not always be safe.

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Hamilton Urban Forest Strategy Released

This article, from January 16, has details on the Hamilton Urban Forest Strategy and ways you can improve canopy coverage in your neighbourhood.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In the past few weeks, a draft of the Hamilton Urban Forest Strategy was released on the City of Hamilton’s website. Compared to the rest of the City’s wards, Ward 8 falls into last place in terms of canopy coverage. This post will cover what exactly the Hamilton Urban Forest Strategy is, why it’s important, and what you can do to change that.

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Keeping the Fun Going this Winter at Bruce Park

This article, from December 21, salutes the man keeping the fun going all winter long at Bruce Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office recently brought you an article about a fundraiser taking place in the Centremount Neighbourhood, where residents are holding a GoFundMe to raise funds for a community snowblower.

That snowblower will help ease the workload for Ted, the volunteer who keeps the rink running at Bruce Park.

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City Seeking Input from Albion Falls Visitors

This article, from November 19, contains details about a City survey about Albion Falls and resident experiences visiting the site.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you an avid explorer? Do you love visiting the many waterfalls around the city? Bruce Trail addiction? The City of Hamilton is looking for individuals like you to participate in its Albion Falls survey, aimed at understanding your visiting experiences.

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Introducing the Southam Park Master Plan

This article, from November 17, has details on the Southam Park Master Plan as well as a brief overview of the historic property.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With work almost completed on the Claremount Access, as well as the long anticipated Jay Keddy Trail, the City of Hamilton is moving its focus to Southam Park.

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Buchanan Park & Bruce Park Updates

This article, from September 28, contains updates on both Bruce Park and Buchanan Park

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Last week we brought you an update on a number of repairs/upgrades to the Westmount Recreation Centre, part of a Ward 8 priority maintenance list financed through the Ward 8 Area Rating Reserve.

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Sam Lawrence Master Plan unveiled

This article, from September 21, includes the unveiling of the Sam Lawrence Park Master Plan.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

One of the most picturesque areas of the city is in line for major improvements, with better connecting trails for hikers, runners and cyclists while creating safer intersections for drivers, helping to revitalize one of the city’s oldest parks while adding to its escarpment allure.

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September 8: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from September 8, includes information regarding senior centre reopenings, public health vaccine clinics, registration for recreation programming and a safety reminder about social gatherings and visits from the City of Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has released an update today, regarding numerous topics of interest to Ward 8 residents.

Included in this latest update is information regarding senior centre reopenings, public health vaccine clinics, registration for recreation programming and a safety reminder about social gatherings and visits.

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Trieste Bocce Club closed for 2020 season

This article, from August 18, contains information and a letter to members about the remainder of the 2020 bocce ball season at Trieste Bocce Club.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many City services, parks, and recreation centres slowly re-opening, the Ward 8 office has received news from the Trieste Bocce Club about the remainder of their 2020 bocce season which has been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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William Connell and Captain Cornelius Updates

This article, from August 4, contains construction and amenity updates concerning William Connell and Captain Cornelius Parks.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We’ve received word from the folks at Public Works about some exciting developments relating to William Connell Park, in addition to some updates regarding Captain Cornelius Park from Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Development.

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