Wesley Urban knapsack drive seeking support

This article, from August 11, includes a message from Wesley Urban about their upcoming back to school knapsack drive.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With many families starting to sort out their back to school needs, there are many across Ward 8 and the City of Hamilton who may not be as lucky this year.

The staff and volunteers of Wesley Urban have put out a call for help with back to school supplies for families who cannot afford those luxuries.

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Take part in Green Venture’s Waste 101 contest

This article, from August 9, contains details about Green Venture’s Hamilton Waste 101 Giveaway challenge.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Green Venture, an organization founded in 1994 whose mandate is to empower Hamiltonians to implement greener practices in their homes and communities to make our city a climate champion, is holding a contest during the month of August and wants you to join in on the fun.

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Municipal Service Centres set to reopen August 17

This article, from August 1, contains details about the reopening of Municipal Service centres around the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Hamilton firmly entrenched in phase 3 of the province of Ontario’s re-opening, a number of Municipal Service Centres will be reopening around the City the week of August 17.

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July 14: Phase Two updates and City Hall reopening

This article, from July 14, includes information related to City Hall’s limited reopening and other updates from the City of Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton notified residents in its past update that City Hall will be reopening to the public in a limited capacity as of July 20, 2020. The City also updated residents of other details, such as numerous park and waterfall openings.

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Ontario Mayors and Chairs issue emergency call for financial support

This article, from July 9, includes a statement from Ontario Mayors and Regional Chairs calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments for more financial support as municipalities continue to face shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Mayors and Regional Chairs from across Ontario recently met to discuss the financial emergency affecting municipalities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 7: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from July 7, contains a public information update from the City of Hamilton about items such as pool reopenings, COVID-19 testing and assessment centres, and city waterfalls.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton released information today about COVID-19 testing and assessment centres, pool reopenings, and event bookings at city facilities going forward.

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April 17: Updates from the City of Hamilton (including Leaf and Yard Waste)

This article, from April 17, includes a press release from the City of Hamilton with important information regarding the new bi-weekly leaf and yard waste pick-up schedule.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton issued a press release today, updating the public on why the City issued a State of Emergency, staffing impacts due to the COVID-19 crisis as well as important information regarding bi-weekly leaf and yard waste pick-up.

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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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Police ID victim in “targeted” West Mountain Shooting

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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

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