Heavy rainfall ahead: Tips on how residents can protect their homes

This post, from July 9, has information for homeowners on protection against potential flooding.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With heavy rain in the forecast, the City of Hamilton is preparing to respond to potential flooding and possibly hazardous conditions. The City is also reminding residents to take steps to prevent flooding in and around their homes, and be cautious around all bodies of water. 

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Reminder: Volta Charities Walk and Ride

This post, from July 9, has information on Luso Charities and its upcoming charitable walk, run or ride taking place on July 14.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Councillor Danko was recently invited to tour the Hamilton branch of Luso Canadian Charitable Society, a charitable organization that provides a safe, supportive and caring environment for individuals & families living with physical and/or developmental disabilities.

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Allison Park closed until August

This post, from July 1, has details on the new play structure slated for Allison Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Starting July 2nd, Allison Park – located at 51 Piano Drive in Ward 8, is scheduled to be closed until the August long weekend as its play structure is replaced.

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City opens outdoor pools, kicks off summer programming

This post, from June 26, has information on the City opening outdoor pools as of June 28th, 2024.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the summer heat finally arriving, there is no better time for families to visit one of Hamilton’s outdoor pools or visit a supie-centered park.

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Important reminders for safe fireworks fun

This post, from June 24, has information from the Hamilton Fire Department for those thinking of discharging fireworks on Canada Day.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With Canada Day approaching this weekend, the City is encouraging residents to handle fireworks in a safe manner to minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries.

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City of Hamilton hosting online rain barrel sale

This article, from June 24, has details on the annual Rain Barrel sale and how you can order yours online. Sale ends July 21st.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will continue its yearly tradition of offering rain barrels for sale online this year. Orders can be made between now until July 21, 2024.

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Youth can tap and save with the HSR all summer long

This post, from June 22, has information on the HSR’s Youth Summer Fare Discount.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As part of the HSR’s “Try Transit” , the HSR is offering the Youth Summer Fare Discount once again to help teens and young adults get to where they need to be.

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Cybersecurity Update – Release of Incident Impact Report

This post, from June 19th, has details on a recent report regarding the February cybersecurity incident.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At the most recent General Issues Committee, the City presented a report providing an operational and cost update related to February’s cybersecurity incident.

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Extended Heat Warning in effect

This post, from June 19th, has information on the extended Heat Warning initiated by the Medical Officer of Health.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has initiated an Extended Heat Warning beginning today.  The Extended Heat Warning stays in effect until a cancellation notice is sent. The original Heat Warning was initiated on June 16.

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First Pollinator Open House of 2024

This post, from June 18, has information on Butterflyway Hamilton’s first event of 2024, taking place this Sunday, June 23.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Butterflyway Hamilton will be hosting its first event this year, with locally native grown plants for sale to help raise funding for community polinator gardens across the community.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko