Community News

It’s time for the second Southam Park Master Plan Survey

This article, from May 11, has details on the second community survey regarding ongoing upgrades to Southam Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City is inviting residents yet again to participate in the ongoing Southam Park Master Plan, whose focus is a re-designed concept to re-invigorate the historic site.

Ward 8 residents provided great input the first time around, and we sure hope you’ll continue to help the City meet your recreational and community needs.

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Caledon Community Collaborative to host virtual community consultation session May 27

This article, from May 11, has details on the next virtual community consultation regarding the future of 60 Caledon Ave, taking place May 27 @ 7PM.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Caledon Community Collaborative will be hosting a virtual community consultation on the 60 Caledon Ave. development on May 27th at 7PM.

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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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Hamilton COVID-19 vaccination program to expand once again

This article, from May 10, has details on the expansion of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccination program is expanding to include individuals with at-risk health conditions, individuals from “Cannot Work from Home – Group 2” category (details below), and individuals ages 40+

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Reminder – Free Shade Trees for Ward 8 Residents!

134 of 200 native shade trees available for free to Ward 8 residents have been spoken for. Don’t miss your last chance to receive your tree – just in time for spring planting!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office has given away 134 of 200 native shade trees made available to Ward 8 residents, just in time for spring planting – now is your last chance to reserve yours while quantities last.

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Slower speeds, safer communities: City of Hamilton reminding motorists to slow down in community safety zones

This article, from May 6, details this month’s Community Safety Zone initiative taking place across the City this month.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

 This month, the City of Hamilton is launching a Community Safety Zone education campaign to encourage motorists to drive safely through all areas of the City, especially those designated as a Community Safety Zone in order to increase the safety of vulnerable road users.

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Upcoming closure on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway

This article, from May 6, has information on upcoming traffic disruptions which will affect the LINC this coming weekend.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will be completing maintenance in both directions on the LINC starting this Friday, May 14.

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Making the Connection: Women in Transit Virtual Information Session

This article, from May 4, has information on “Making the Connection: Women in Transit”, a virtual information session for women who may want to explore a career as an HSR operator.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The HSR will soon be looking to recruit new bus operators to join its team. With a focus on women, who remain under-represented in the industry, the HSR will be hosting a special virtual information session to encourage more women to consider a career in transit.

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COVID-19 vaccination program to include those aged 18+ in “hot spots”

This article, from May 3, has details on the expansion of the COVID vaccination program in “hot spots”, including the L9C postal area of Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton healthcare partners have announced – effective Monday, May 3 – that all residents 18+ in designated community “hot spots” will be eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine, including those who reside in the L9C postal code area of Ward 8.

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Public Health Services issues Class Order to identify and manage COVID-19 outbreaks in workplaces

This article, from May 3, has information on how Public Health will identify and manage COVID-19 outbreaks in Hamilton workplaces.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

City of Hamilton Public Health Services has issued a Health Promotion and Protection Act Section 22 Class Order, to break the chain of transmission within local workplaces where COVID-19 or its variants are determined to be spreading.

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