Community News

Full Day GO Service coming to West Harbour

This article, from July 27, has details on the province’s announcement of all day GO service coming to Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Starting Saturday, August 7th, all-day GO Service will finally become a reality for Hamiltonians, leading to greater transit connectivity for Ward 8 residents in their own backyard – and across the GTHA.

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Westmount Recreation Centre re-opening

This article, from July 26, has details on Westmount Recreation Centre reopening as of July 26th.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Westmount Recreation Centre, along Lynbrook Drive in the Rolston neighbourhood, is set to reopen the week of July 26th; with modified schedules and activities for all ages.

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Youth Strategy Re-Engagement Survey now online

This post, from July 25, has information on the City’s Youth Strategy Re-Engagement Survey for youth and parents of youth aged 14-29.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With young people playing such a crucial role in city building, the City of Hamilton is working on creating a Youth Strategy and is looking to capture the voices of youth aged 14-29, as well as parents and community partners that work with youth.

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Nominations are open for the Community in Motion Awards.

This article, from July 24, has information on the Community in Motion Awards.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Do you know someone who uses sustainable transportation to get to work or travel around town? Do you know someone who engages and promotes alternative methods of travel? If so, nominations are now open to celebrate those who go the extra mile to support sustainable modes of transportation with the Community in Motion Awards.

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City submits proposed remediation workplan for Cootes Paradise to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks

This post, from July 23, has an update on Chedoke Creek’s remediation.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton submitted its proposed remediation and mitigation workplan for work in Cootes Paradise and the Western Hamilton Harbour Area of Lake Ontario.

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$200M allocated to Hamilton Transit System

This post, from July 23, has information on the federal government’s announcement of an additional $200m towards Hamilton transit.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Minister of Infrastructure Catherine McKenna announced that the Federal government is infusing $200M into Hamilton’s public transit system, including Ward 8’s A-Line (Upper James corridor).

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Bonnington Betterment Community adopting Richwill Park

This post, from July 18, has details on the Bonnington Betterment Community’s adoption of Richwill Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Bonnington Betterment Community is sharing some exciting news about a park adoption, helping to keep Ward 8 clean and beautiful!

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Railings finished at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from July 18, has information on the newly completed railings at Captain Cornelius Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office is pleased to announce that the new railings along the concrete stairs connecting the Rolston Community Forest and Accessible Trail to Rolston Drive and Captain Cornelius Park is now complete.

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Step 3 Reopenings at the City of Hamilton

This post, from July 16, contains information on City, services, museums and recreational facilities as Hamilton enters Step 3 of the province’s reopening.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the City of Hamilton entering Step 3 of Ontario’s reopening, the City of Hamilton is providing residents with information on its own facilities, museums and services reopening to the public.

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Traffic impact at Rymal Road and Upper Wellington

This post, from July 16, has information on an upcoming construction project in the Up. Wellington and Rymal Road area.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

There will be some impacts to residents in the Rymal Road and Upper Wellington area as work begins to safely complete sewer by-pass installation.

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