Community celebrates launch of two play structures in Ward 8

This post, from June 28, has details on recent community celebrations launching two newer Ward 8 play structures.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Community events at Ridgemount Park and Captain Cornelius Park were two years in the making as COVID delayed community launch parties.

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Party in the Park – This Weekend with Free Give-Aways

This post, from June 22, has details for this weekend’s Party in the Park events, Saturday 10am at Ridgemount and Sunday 10am at Captain Cornelius. Light refreshments and free give-aways.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton and Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko are hosting two park grand opening days this weekend: Saturday June 25th 10am at Ridgemount Park and Sunday June 26th 10am at Captain Cornelius Park.

Please bring the entire family to join us for light refreshments, free give-aways and meet Councillor Danko and the Ward 8 team.

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Terryberry Library to be closed for renovations

This post, from March 15, has details on a temporary closure at Terryberry Library beginning April 4, 2022.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Terryberry Library will be closed to the public for 2-3 months starting April 4, as renovations will be taking place at the West 5th and Mohawk location.

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Ward 8 Complete Streets Report Released

This article, from November 5, has background on the unveiling of the Ward 8 Complete Streets draft report and next steps for the community as we move towards safer, inclusive and family-friendly streets.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 4, members of the Ward 8 community joined Councillor Danko, WSP traffic consultants and City staff for the release of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report and recommended changes to residential roads in Ward 8 to help promote safety and reduce speed.

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Traffic Safety Meeting – November 4, 7pm

This article, from November 2, provides background on the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report and is an invitation for community meetings to further discuss traffic safety around Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At 7pm on Thursday November 4, Councillor Danko will be hosting a virtual community meeting to discuss the proposed safety improvements recommended as a result of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report as well as hear your suggestions and comments on road safety around Ward 8.

Please click here to register for the Zoom meeting.

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Join Councillor Danko to discuss the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report

This article, from October 26, provides background on the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report, as well as an invite to get in touch with the office as we unveil its findings and discuss the report on November 4.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 4, Councillor Danko will be hosting a community meeting to discuss the proposed safety improvements recommended as a result of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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Councillor John-Paul Danko