Archive for June, 2014

Steve Kulakowsky Wins Award

Hometown supporters, including Renew Hamilton, were in the crowd today to cheer on local developer Steve Kulakowsky, the recipient of the NextGEN Award at this year’s Urban Leadership Awards hosted by the Canadian Urban Institute. Kulakowsky was recognized at a national level for his... More

Detroit Future City Podcast

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Chris Murray at HES 2014

Hamilton city manager Chris Murray spoke on the theme of “plans, partnerships and progress” at this year’s 7th Hamilton Economic Summit held on June 5 in downtown Hamilton. Access Recording Below Murray used the opportunity to present a case for tackling local issues –... More

Glen Norton’s Renewal Recipe

Glen Norton, manager of Urban Renewal for the City of Hamilton, offered up a recipe for urban regeneration when he spoke at the sixth annual Transforming and Revitalizing Downtown Summit held this week in Toronto. The event, organized by the Strategy Institute, attracted more... More

Auchmar Estate Audio Recordings

Below are two audio recordings from a public meeting hosted by Friends of Auchmar and held at the Hamilton Club on April 24, 2014. The mission of Friends of Auchmar is to bring together people and organizations committed to the history, preservation, conservation, rehabilitation and continuing... More

McMaster President at Economic Summit

Citizenship, community engagement and youth were central themes in Dr. Patrick Deane’s talk at this year’s 7th Hamilton Economic Summit. The president of McMaster University spoke about the institution’s evolving role in the prosperity of Hamilton over time.  He highlighted McMaster’s well known contributions... More

HES Investment Panel Podcast

Here’s the full audio recording of the Ambitious City Investment Panel that concluded the 7th Hamilton Economic Summit held on June 5 in downtown Hamilton. The panel, which was moderated by AM900 CHML radio host Bill Kelly, featured eleven local business leaders and entrepreneurs... More

Summit Wrap Up on CHML

Key participants from this year’s Hamilton Economic Summit were on the Bill Kelly Show at AM900 CHML this morning recapping the major themes and messages from yesterday’s gathering. The topic of urban regeneration surfaced time and again. LISTEN NOW [Audio clip: view full post to listen] More