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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Hamilton’s Seedy Saturday Back for Another Year

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Green Venture‘s Seedy Saturday, a staple of the Hamilton community since 2002, is back for another year of workshops, educational opportunities and fun for young and old! Gardening is a wonderful hobby which gets you out in the sun and active…not to mention it also brings calmness and beauty to your home!

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New Traffic Signals a Welcome Addition on Blossom Lane

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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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Monitoring Wastewater Overflows and Bypasses

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With the Chedoke Creek spill reminding us how precious our Hamilton Harbour and Cootes Paradise watersheds are, and with residents voicing their frustration at the lack of information available, the City of Hamilton has introduced a monitoring site  to inform the public of when a bypass is required and has happened.

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Photo Radar Coming to Hamilton

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton city council is taking another step to address aggressive drivers and speeding across the city this year.

At the January 13 Public Works meeting, councillors voted in favour of a photo radar pilot project in school zones, to help curb a growing trend of speeding in certain neighbourhoods.

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Calling all Artists!

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Are you an artist? Do you know someone who has a love and passion for public art? Do you believe that art enhances your city’s beauty? Well, the City of Hamilton is looking for you!

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Introducing the Hamilton Master Parking Plan

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The City of Hamilton has initiated the Hamilton Parking Master Plan to examine existing public parking operations and provide direction for future policy, planning, and enforcement that align with other city-wide transportation and planning policies.

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Let’s Talk About Waste!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

From January 7 to February 7, the City of Hamilton is hosting an online survey to gather your opinion on the City’s current Waste Management Program as well as your input on the future direction of waste minimization over the next 25 years.

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Hamilton Climate Change Event with Diane Saxe

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As part of a commitment to lead the fight against Climate Change, Councillors from Wards 1, 2, 3 & 8 hosted Dianne Saxe on November 5, 2019. Dianne, an International Lawyer and former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario spoke about best practices in Canadian cities and the steps municipalities must take in order to deal with the climate emergency.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko