Vaccine verification requirements for recreational services

This post, from September 20, has details on vaccine verification requirements for municipal services, as well as how the HPL can help you print and laminate your proof of vaccination.

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As of 12:01 AM on September 22, Ontario residents will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in recreational activities. Find out more about what is required, and how the Hamilton Public Library can be of service for printing/laminating of your proof of vaccination.

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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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City of Hamilton seeking community input on implementation of a vacant home tax

This article, from September 7, has details on an Engage Hamilton survey regarding the implementation of a Vacant Home Tax.

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This September, the City of Hamilton is inviting all community members to participate in a Vacant Home Tax Survey to understand how implementing a vacant home tax will impact residents and homeowners as well as determine what factors the City needs to consider upon implementation.

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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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