March 26: Watch the City of Hamilton’s Virtual Town Hall Here

On March 25, 2020 the City of Hamilton held a virtual town hall to answer questions Hamiltonians have about COVID-19 as well as outline steps taken by the City, Public Health, and other needed information.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton held its second virtual town hall yesterday evening, once again to answer questions Hamiltonians have about COVID-19 and stressed the importance of staying home if you can and self-distancing from others.

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City Seeking Volunteers for Everyone Counts

The City of Hamilton is putting out a call for 150 volunteers to help facilitate and participate in Everyone Counts 2020, a nationally coordinated effort to identify how many people in different communities experience homelessness across Canada at any given time taking place from April 19 to April 23.

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Redevelopment Proposals Presented for Downtown Arena

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

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Information Update – Novel Coronavirus

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Public health officials in Hamilton and around the world are keeping a close eye on developments with respect to the ongoing outbreak caused by a Novel (new) Coronavirus first identified in pneumonia patients in Wuhan, China.

Additional cases have been reported in other countries, including Canada.

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New Traffic Signals a Welcome Addition on Blossom Lane

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

You may have noticed recently along your travels on Upper James that the intersection at Blossom Lane/Chapman Avenue has been undergoing some modest changes to improve the safety of pedestrians and drivers alike.

We’re happy to report that the lights at Blossom Lane/Chapman Avenue and Upper James (south of the LINC) have been fully functional since January 15 and will hopefully add a sense of safety for the many residents in this growing area of our ward.

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City of Hamilton advising of potential privacy breach by Alectra Utilities

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has learned that there may have been a potential privacy breach where some of Alectra’s third party vendors may have had access to personal and confidential information without Alectra’s consent.

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Police ID victim in “targeted” West Mountain Shooting

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Police have recently updated the public following the death of a 39-year-old West 4th street resident.

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