Archive for April, 2012

Fred Eisenberger Podcast

Fred Eisenberger – former mayor of Hamilton and current head of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) – spoke at the Rotary Club of Hamilton on the work of CUI and the state of our nation’s cities.  He highlighted the mega trends shaping urban life... More

David Miller Podcast

David Miller – former Mayor of Toronto and global champion of the green economy – spoke in Hamilton last week on the topic: We Can Fight Climate Change and Create Jobs ~ Here’s How. This talk is very pragmatic and filled with tangible examples... More

On the Cusp Event

What do we need to do today as citizens, business and government to ensure our city will reach its potential by 2026?  What happens if we don’t? Plan to attend an informal evening of discussion and learning focused on the renewal of downtown Hamilton. On... More

Doors Open Hamilton

Volunteers organizing this year’s Doors Open Hamilton – Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6 – were operating a booth at the new Tourism Hamilton Visitor Information Centre.  I dropped by last Friday night during the James Street North Art Crawl and picked up... More

Joseph Mancinelli Recognized

Fred Eisenberger, President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute, is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s David Crombie Award is Joseph S. Mancinelli, in recognition of his significant contribution to the public realm over many years in his role with... More

Five Questions with David Miller

Today’s Hamilton Spectator included a piece by Meredith MacLeod titled Five Questions with David Miller. Miller, the former mayor of Toronto and a global champion of the green economy, will speak at a luncheon event in Hamilton on April 12.  His topic: We can... More

Progress Report | Q1 2012

Below is a brief progress report focused on significant project accomplishments for the period January 2012 through March 2012 – Q1 of our startup year. Financial During this period, we raised an additional $44,000 earmarked for Year I deliverables (Video Case Studies | Speaker Series... More

Gore Pedestrian Pilot

Today’s Hamilton Spectator included an article announcing the green light for a pilot project to test the viability of a stroll area along the  south leg of King Street between James and Hughson. This is good news from a number of perspectives, including Renew... More