Community News

Take part in the Our City Survey

This post, from November 22, has information on the Our City Survey, open until December 9th.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton’s Our City Survey is being undertaken between now and December 9th, 2022.

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Burlington Street sewage spill

This post contains a press release from the City on a recently uncovered infrastructure issue causing environmental damage in Hamilton Harbour.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton’s water staff uncovered an environmental and infrastructure issue in the City’s north end, which has been discharging sewage into Hamilton Harbour.

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2022-2026 term of Council set to launch on November 16

This post, from November 15, has information on the swearing in of the newest term of council, scheduled for November 16.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The inaugural meeting of Hamilton’s newly elected City Council will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 6:30 pm at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

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Cardus officially takes over Chedoke Estate

This post, from November 14, has information on the planned restoration of the Chedoke Estate.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

One of the City’s oldest historical structures was officially handed over to Cardus on November 11 as the organization looks to implement its 200 page restoration plan.

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Hamilton Public Library launches Community Survey

This post, from November 8, has information on community-based survey as the HPL works towards its strategic plan.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Hamilton Public Library is developing a new strategic plan, and are asking for your input.

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Province orders Hamilton to expand land boundary

This post, from November 7, has details on the provincial government’s decision to expand Hamilton’s urban boundary after overwhelming public support to maintain its current state.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton received word from the Ford Government on Friday at 5pm that the province has unilaterally decided to expand the urban boundary by 2,200 hectares.

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City still seeking crossing guards in certain areas

This post, from October 25, has information for those interested in applying for one of four crossing guard positions which remain unfilled in Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As we focus as a community on road safety, there is a shortage of crossing guards at many key locations across Ward 8 and other parts of the City. Keeping our students safe is essential, and you can help.

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$2,000 grant provides Indigenous youth opportunity for land-based education

This post, from October 24, has information about a collaboration between Neighbour to Neighbour Centre and the HRIC.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

LeeAnne MacGregor, Community Garden Skills Coordinator at the Hamilton Community Food Centre , has some exciting news to share with the Ward 8 community about a collaboration between Neighbour to Neighbour Centre and the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre.

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Deadline Approaching | City Enrichment Fund 2023 Applications

This post has details on the City Enrichment Fund, which is open for nominations until November 2.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City Enrichment Fund is a wide ranging program that supports the City’s Strategic Plan and Community Vision and the deadline for nominations is quickly approaching.

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Planning Committee moving forward with nuisance by-law

This post, from September 6, has details on a nuisance by-law recently passed at Planning Committee.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

In response to an unsanctioned “homecoming” street party near McMaster University last fall as well as a St. Patrick’s party in March, a nuisance party bylaw is one step closer to becoming reality after councillors voted to move on suggestions made in a staff report.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko