Helmut Pastrick at Summit

This is an audio recording of economist Helmut Pastrick speaking at the 2015 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit co-hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Burlington Chamber of Commerce. He provided insights on the importance of our two cities strengthening economic... More

Rod Phillips Summit Speech

Rod Phillips drew on his extensive leadership experiences in the corporate, political and civic arenas to deliver a compelling keynote address at this year’s Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit on June 2 at Royal Botanical Gardens. He encouraged delegates to “think big”... More

Intensification Dialogue Recordings

Below is a set of audio recordings from Neighbours Working Together: A Dialogue on Intensification. Co-hosted by local neighbourhood associations and community partners, the June 16 event explored a variety of topics related to new and emerging development patterns changing the face of lower... More

Complete Streets Report Released

The McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL) last week released a research study report intended to contribute to long-term transportation planning and implementation in Hamilton. It presents a picture of 21st century streets that are a more productive element of the overall built... More

Charles Sousa Summit Speech

Infrastructure renewal, transportation upgrades and investments in the creative economy were among the central themes in a brief address by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa at the June 2 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit. A special thanks to Max Cananzi, president and... More

BAES 2015 Report Outs

Here’s a fast-paced, 25 minute raw recording that captures the report out segment of yesterday’s inaugural Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit at Royal Botanical Gardens. The purpose of the summit was to help strengthen intercity cooperation with a view to promoting regional... More

Evergreen Supports Economic Summit

John Brodhead, executive director of Evergreen CityWorks, joined Hamilton Chamber CEO Keanin Loomis today on AM900 CHML to talk about the June 2 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit at Royal Botanical Gardens. Topics covered in the interview include Evergreen’s work across Canada... More

Waterfront Plan Update Audio

The Bay Area Restoration Council hosted a public meeting last month at Mills Hardware to discuss the redevelopment of Hamilton’s West Harbour. Chris Phillips (pictured), the City of Hamilton staff lead on waterfront renewal, was a featured speaker. ACCESS AUDIO RECORDING BELOW Phillips provided... More

Piers 7-8 Workshop Audio

Roughly 100 people attended a public meeting and workshop on May 12 to provide input on an urban design study focused on the future of Piers 7 and 8 located in the Hamilton West Harbour area. The study – led by the City of... More

2015 State of the City Address

Mayor Fred Eisenberger (left) presented his State of the City address at a breakfast event held today in Liuna Station and hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. The Mayor drew inspiration from the 2015 Juno Awards tagline – Turn It On – as... More