2022 Heritage Classic to be held in Hamilton

This post, from September 18, contains information on the upcoming NHL Heritage Classic, which will be feature the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs at Tim Hortons Field.

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Some exciting news for hockey fans, as the City has been chosen by the National Hockey League to host the upcoming Heritage Classic at Tim Hortons Field on March 22nd, 2022.

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Council votes in favour of signing LRT Agreement

This post, from September 9, has information of Council’s decision to sign the LRT agreement with the province and Metrolinx.

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Hamilton is one step closer to breaking ground on the long-awaited Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, as council voted in favour of signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with both Metrolinx and the province.

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COVID mobile vaccine clinic updates

This post, from September 3, has information on mobile vaccination clinic schedules.

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The City of Hamilton has released details on upcoming mobile vaccine clinics, which can be found around the city over the next few weeks at specific locations, including a few in Ward 8.

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Hamilton Public Health Services introduces extra health and safety protections for local schools

This post, from September 3, has information on extra health and safety protections for local schools.

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With COVID-19 cases and outbreaks increasing locally, and students heading back to school this week, Hamilton Public Health Services has recommended enhanced health and safety measures for all local elementary and secondary schools.

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Increase of capacity at COVID testing centres to meet community needs

This post, from August 31, has information on increased capacity at COVID testing centres to ensure community needs are met.

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As we continue to see daily rises in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Hamilton, and with schools and post-secondary institutes in the area set to welcome students back, the City’s health care partners are anticipating an increase in demand for COVID testing.

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Hamilton film office nominated for international award

This post, from August 31, has details on the Hamilton Film Office’s nomination for an international award.

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The City’s Film Office has been nominated for the Location Managers Guild International Award for its help facilitating the filming of the second season of the popular Netflix show, the Umbrella Academy.

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Medical Officer of Health strongly recommends workplace vaccine policies

This release from Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health, dated August 30, strongly recommends all local employers to introduce a workplace vaccination policy.

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Speaking directly to local employers, Hamilton’s Medical of Officer of Health is urging the implementation of COVID-19 vaccine policies for businesses of all sizes to protect their employees and customers from the Delta variant.

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City Council approves Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Policy for all City employees

From August 26, this post details Hamilton City Council’s decision to approve a Mandatory Vaccination Verification Policy for all employees.

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In a special council session held on August 26th, councillors approved a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Policy for all employees.

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Have your say in the Recreation Master Plan

This August 24 post has details on the Recreation Master Plan, which will help identify needs and priorities for the next 10 to 20 years

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Are you interested in helping shape future recreation programs and services in our city? The City of Hamilton has launched a Recreation Master Plan, which will identify needs and priorities across the city over the next 10-20 years.

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Chedoke Creek Update: Ministry approves City’s remediation plan

This post, from August 24, has information on the Ministrys approval of the City’s remediation plan for Cootes Paradise

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The City of Hamilton has received Ministry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks approval to implement its remediation workplan for work in Cootes Paradise and the Western Hamilton Harbour Area of Lake Ontario. 

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