Business Opportunities

W Booth School Fall Showcase

Companies seeking to recruit fresh talent are encouraged to attend this year’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice Fall Showcase. It’s being held to highlight the community-based project work of students who have just completed a rigorous master’s program focused on tackling significant engineering-related... 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

Where Cool Came From

Dave LeBlanc – host of Where Cool Came From (pictured here on the 22nd floor of the Stelco Tower) – was in town yesterday with his crew to find out what’s drawing people and investment to Hamilton. Where Cool Came From is a web series... 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

Barton Tiffany Study Adopted

Hamilton Council, in the closing days of its current term, adopted a bold and comprehensive planning document that over time will inform future development and redevelopment in the lower city neighbourhood of Barton-Tiffany. The Barton-Tiffany Urban Design Study, developed by City staff in cooperation... More

Bruce Wood HES Podcast

Here’s a brief audio recording captured at the 2014 Hamilton Economic Summit that features Hamilton Port Authority CEO Bruce Wood speaking on the future of the port employment lands in the context of jobs and prosperity. He encourages us to be open to new... 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

Audio of Chamber at Council

Here’s the May 7th audio recording of Hamilton Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Keanin Loomis addressing members of Hamilton City Council on the theme and content of this year’s Hamilton Economic Summit on June 5 at The Scottish Rite. Loomis’ remarks included references to the... More

Land Trust Launch Audio

Renew Hamilton was among a gathering of more than 200 people who participated in last night’s launch of the Hamilton Community Land Trust at LIUNA Station. Participants – many representing grassroots neighbourhood associations in lower city Hamilton – learned how a community-led land trust... More