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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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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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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Update: 30 & 36 Stone Church Road East

This post, from June 12, has follow-up information on the proposed 30 & 36 Stone Church Rd E development.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

For those who could not make the open house hosted by the GSP Group on May 29th, a website is being hosted for those who are interested in learning more about the project.

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Free Tree Giveaway 2024: Mohawk College Pick-Up

This post, from May 21, has information on an upcoming tree giveaway taking place May 25th and June 1st at Mohawk College.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton and the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club have partnered together to host the 2024 Free Tree Giveaway for Hamilton residents.

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Swing and a drive: Gourley Park baseball registration is now open

This article, from May 18, has information for parents interested in registering their kids for baseball this year.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Gourley Park, an area of Ward 8 stretching from West 5th to Garth and Limeridge to Stone Church Road, has now opened registration for this year’s baseball/slo-pitch leagues. The league is slated to run until end of August.

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Open house invitation re: 30 & 36 Stone Church Road East

This post, from May 15, has information on an upcoming community meeting taking place on May 29th at Helen Detwiler Elementary School.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A community information session on the proposed development of the lands known as 30 & 36 Stone Church Road East, will be hosted by the GSP Group on May 29th.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko