City warning residents about door-to-door scams

This article, from June 1, has details on a recent report of an individual pretending to work for the City.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton issued a release after it received a report from a resident who was approached by someone pretending to work for the City under the guise of replacing lead water pipes or service lines, and ultimately asking the homeowner for banking information.

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Speed limit reduction on the RHVP starting May 17

This article, from May 13, includes a release from the City informing residents that the speed limit on the RHVP has been reduced to 80km/hr.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is informing residents that as of Monday, May 17, the City will reduce the speed limit on both sides of the Red Hill Valley Parkway (RHVP) between Dartnall Rd and Greenhill Ave to 80km/hr.

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Encampments in Ward 8

This article, from May 11, has details on the rise of encampments across Ward 8 and how the Encampment Response Team works with individuals to find them appropriate shelter or housing.

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Encampments have long been hidden from public view, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, encampments have become more publicly visible. This article has information on the City’s response to encampments.

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Project Rolston Round-Up in conjunction with Project Strong, leads to multiple arrests, seizures

This article, from April 10, has information on Project Rolston Round-Up which was created in response to a number of shootings in Ward 8 in late 2020.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

From October through December 2020, the West Mountain was one of the City’s “hotspots” when it came to gun and drug violence, especially in the Rolston neighbourhood. In response to concerns brought forth by residents and community leaders, Project Strong – and Project Rolston Round-Up – were created to respond to those concerns.

This past week, Detective Rodgers and the Hamilton Police shared the results of their months-long investigation with the community.

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New rules for Hamilton landlords aimed at keeping units cleaner and safer for renters

This article, from March 23, has details on new rules for landlords aimed to ensure the health and safety of their tenants.

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The City will be beefing up its property standards bylaw to make landlords more responsible for the health and safety issues of their rental properties.

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Speeding is Speeding

This March 4 article has details on an education campaign by the Hamilton Police targeting speeders in the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Throughout March, the City of Hamilton and Hamilton Police will be targeting motorists driving above the speed limit with a familiar education campaign: There’s no such thing as speeding a little – speeding is speeding.

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Help with the recruitment process of Hamilton’s next police chief

This article, from February 4, has details on a community survey to help appoint a new police chief.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Chief Eric Girt set to retire from the Hamilton Police Service this month, the Police Services Board has begun the various steps required to identify and select a new Chief of Police.  

To assist the Board in the selection process, the consulting firm Odgers Berndtson has been engaged. 

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Hamilton Police Offer Tips for the Holiday Season

This article, from December 10, has a number of tips for residents this holiday season.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Whether you are out shopping for gifts or shopping from home, the Hamilton Police Service is offering tips for residents, to protect yourself from potential fraud and theft.

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Ward 8 Community Safety Meeting Available Here

This article, from November 30, contains a recording of the Ward 8 Community Safety Meeting held on November 26, 2020.

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On November 26, Ward 8 residents from the Rolston neighbourhood took part in a virtual safety meeting with Councillor John-Paul Danko and Acting Sgt. Rodgers of the Hamilton Police.

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Community Safety Meeting this Thursday

This article, from November 24, contains details about an upcoming Community Safety Meeting hosted by the Ward 8 Office.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office, along with members of the Hamilton Police, will be hosting a virtual community meeting for residents of Ward 8, most notably the Rolston area, who have seen an increase in criminal activity over the past few months this coming Thursday.

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