Education & Training

April 23 HPYO Event

The Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra – our region’s foremost symphonic youth ensemble devoted to music education, performance and touring – is hosting a special community event. Tea and Symphony, a concert followed by a high tea reception, will take place on Saturday April 23,... More

Friends of Auchmar AGM

Be sure to attend the annual general meeting of Friends of Auchmar, 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday October 29 at the Scottish Rite, 4 Queen Street South in downtown Hamilton. The meeting with feature a presentation on the successful adaptive reuse of... More

Tax Production Study

The Chamber’s Renew Hamilton Project has teamed up with the Hamilton/Burlington Society of Architects to test support for a study to better understand the long term financial impact of development patterns citywide. The intent is to measure property tax revenues on a per hectare... More

Engaging Reluctant Landlords

Ryerson University graduate student Polina Bam (pictured) helped answer the question of how to engage reluctant landlords in a major research paper presented this spring in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Planning in Urban Development. Her research focused... More

Mohawk President at Rotary

The Rotary Club of Hamilton welcomed Ron McKerlie, president of Mohawk College, as its February 19 luncheon speaker. ACCESS AUDIO BELOW McKerlie used the opportunity to recognize Mohawk College leaders who have contributed to the success of the Rotary Club of Hamilton over the... More

We Are Cities Roundtable

The Hamilton Chamber, through its Renew Hamilton project and in cooperation with Evergreen CityWorks, will host a local We Are Cities roundtable event on March 11 from 7 pm to 9 pm at Hamilton Central Library in downtown Hamilton. SEE BELOW to REGISTER We... More

Feb 25 Renewal Event

Richard Allen, director of Renew Hamilton, will be among the guest speakers at a community event hosted by the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network. The event will focus on the theme of urban regeneration and touch on a range of topics from architectural design and... 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

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

Jason Thorne Debut Audio

Jason Thorne (centre in photo), the City of Hamilton’s recently-hired general manager of planning and economic development, was the keynote speaker at the Friends of Auchmar Annual General Meeting held last week at the Scottish Rite in downtown Hamilton. Friends of Auchmar is a... More