Complete Streets Dialogue

Here is an audio recording of Keanin Loomis, president and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, speaking at yesterday’s Complete Streets Dialogue organized by the Network for Community-Campus Partnerships at McMaster University. “We understand the social, health and environmental impacts of complete streets,”... More

Eisenberger Address to Rotary

Newly elected Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger presented highlights of his city building agenda for this term of Council at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Hamilton. LISTEN TO PODCAST BELOW Infrastructure upgrades and renewal – with a focus on integrated transportation, urban... More

Smart Cities Podcast

Here’s an audio recording of Dr. Martin P. Doble speaking at a smart cities workshop co-hosted by McMaster University Engineering and the City of Hamilton on November 18, 2014. Dr. Doble is the global managing director, Infrastructure, Hatch Ltd. and a local resident committed to... More

Building Permit Numbers Rise

Here’s short audio recording of Ed VanderWindt speaking with CHML’s Bill Kelly last month on Hamilton’s billion dollar building permit performance for 2014.  VanderWindt – the Chief Building Official for the City of Hamilton – noted the significant role of the residential component. LISTEN... More

HBSA Celebrate 2014 Podcast

Below is an audio recording that features highlights of the HBSA Celebrate 2014 Awards event held last night at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Biennially, the Hamilton/Burlington Society of Architects recognizes the exceptional work of local architects across a range of project types built in... More

Chris Phillips on Waterfront

Here’s an audio recording of Chris Phillips speaking yesterday at Recreating Spaces: Brown is the New Green, a business forum sponsored by the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association in partnership with MTE Consultants Inc. and RBC Royal Bank. Phillips – who heads up waterfront development... More

Investments in City Building

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce remains focused on increasing economic opportunity for our members and the broader community. This is a constant. What’s changed is our strategy. We’ve come to fully embrace the power of city building as the foundation for our work.  Rather... More

City Manager 2014 Talk Audio

Below is the full audio recording of Chris Murray’s remarks at the annual City Manager’s Breakfast hosted yesterday by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and sponsored in part by Union Gas and MTE Consultants Inc. Regarding the momentum now driving Hamilton’s renewal, Murray asks:... More

Rob MacIsaac at HES 2014

This 14-minute sound bite from the sixth Hamilton Economic Summit held in June 2014 features Rob MacIsaac, president and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences, speaking on a number of topics, including ways existing businesses and start ups can assist in the transformation of healthcare... More

Ambitious City Promo Interview

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (pictured) was the topic of conversation on the Bill Kelly Show earlier this week. Nenshi is coming to Hamilton on October 23 as the featured speaker at Ambitious City, a city-building event hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. In... More