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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Gourley Park youth baseball sign-up now available

This article, from July 7, has details and information for those interested in registering their youth in Gourley Park’s youth baseball/slo-pitch leagues.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Gourley Park, located in the centre of an area bounded by West 5th & Garth Streets and Limeridge and Stonechurch Roads, is now registering youth for this year’s baseball/slo-pitch leagues which will run until September 2.

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Grow a Row, Make an Impact!

This article, from July 6, has details on Green Venture’s “Grow a Row”

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With the growing season in full swing, Green Venture has partnered with a number of local gardeners who have committed to “Grow a Row” for their community, and more importantly those in need, this season.

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What you need to know to stay cool at a City pool this summer

This post, from July 5, has details on how to stay cool this summer by scheduling a swim time at a City pool.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the summer heat continuing to bring little relief, the City of Hamilton’s could be an option for you and your family to stay cool; while staying safe. Last year, the City implemented a “first come, first serve” basis for their pools – but this summer, reservations must be made for local pools.

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July 5: Heat warning in effect for Hamilton

This article, from July 5, has details on a heat warning notification for the City as of July 5.

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The City’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a heat warning for the City, as temperatures are expected to reach close to 40 degrees Monday and Tuesday.

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