Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 8

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

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COVID-19 Physical Distancing & Self Isolation (March 31): A Message From Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko

A message from Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko about the COVID-19 pandemic in Hamilton – new physical distancing and self isolation information, use of public spaces, support for local business, staying connected and ways to help out.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At the time of writing (9:00pm March 31, 2020), it’s been nearly three weeks since the City of Hamilton activated our Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), and there are now 101 confirmed cases of COVID-19, nineteen hospitalizations (1 in 5) and one death in Hamilton.

A new epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in Canada released by the federal government indicates that 62% of all COVID-19 cases were related to community transmission – and it is important to remember that test results lag current trends and many who are sick are never tested.

In fact, Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health stated today that the actual number of COVID-19 infections in Hamilton is likely more than 1000.

Therefore, it is more critical than ever to stay home, stay safe, limit all non-essential activities and take care of each other – continue reading below…

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March 18: Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

This article includes a press release from the Government of Canada dated March 18, 2020 regarding Canada’s Economic Response Plan for COVID-19 supporting Canadians and business.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Today, (March 18th, 2020) the Government of Canada has announced a new economic response plan to help support Canadians, businesses and workers as we deal with deal with the novel coronavirus.

For more information, please continue reading below…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Message from Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko

A message from Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko about the COVID-19 pandemic in Hamilton – the City’s response, reliable sources of information and where we go from here.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We are sailing in uncharted waters.

At the time of writing (11:00pm March 17, 2020) there were 15 confirmed positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hamilton with an increasing number of travel-related cases from the USA emerging.

Further, Hamilton Public Health Services (PHS) has identified one new COVID-19 case that is not travel related and may indicate person to person transmission within the community.

The City of Hamilton is taking all necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of our community and ensure we’re prepared to respond to this situation as it evolves.

For more details, please continue reading below…

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City of Hamilton Virtual Town Hall – Novel Corona Virus Q&A March 18, 7:00pm

City of Hamilton COVID-19 Town Hall Q&A TONIGHT 7:00pm with Mayor Fred Eisenberger, Office of the Medical Officer of Health and Paul Johnson Director of the City’s Emergency Operations Centre.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will be hosting a virtual town hall on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in collaboration with Cable 14.

The town hall will be live on Cable 14 and streamed live on the City’s YouTube channel.

Residents are invited to submit questions for the town hall at www.hamilton.ca/covidquestions or via Twitter by tagging @cityofhamilton.

In order to promote social distancing, the town hall will only be presented virtually. In-person attendance is not available for residents or media.

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New Trespassing Bylaw Provides Better Enforcement Tools to Stop Hate In Hamilton

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On October 16, 2019 Hamilton City Council approved a new trespassing bylaw aimed at stopping hate related activities at the City Hall forecourt and other City properties.

For more details, please continue reading below.

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Buchanan Neighbourhood: 2019 Road Construction Spring Update

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours !

You may have noticed Coco Paving Inc. has commenced repairing concrete sidewalks, milling the roadway and hot-mix asphalt resurfacing in the Buchanan Neighbourhood. Continue reading “Buchanan Neighbourhood: 2019 Road Construction Spring Update”

Balfour Neighbourhood: 2019 Road Construction Spring Update

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours !

You may have noticed Associated Paving & Material Ltd. has commenced repairing concrete sidewalks, milling the roadway and hot-mix asphalt resurfacing in the Balfour Neighbourhood. Continue reading “Balfour Neighbourhood: 2019 Road Construction Spring Update”

Councillor John-Paul Danko