Education & Training

Barton-Tiffany Design Study

The Hamilton Chamber, through its Renew Hamilton project, has joined a group of local stakeholders helping to shape the future of one of Hamilton’s oldest neighbourhoods. The Barton-Tiffany area, bounded by Central Park to the south and the CN rail yards to the north,... More

Renewal Workshops

Hamilton is emerging as a hotspot in the renewal economy. Activities such as the adaptive reuse of older buildings, brownfield rehabilitation and the revitalization of heritage neighbourhoods have become more mainstream in a city blessed with restorable assets. Now it’s a matter of accelerating... More

Heritage Inventory Project Podcast

Listen to Victoria Angel provide an update on Hamilton’s Downtown Built Heritage Inventory Project (scroll down to access recording). Victoria is a senior planner with E.R.A. Architects Inc., the firm contracted by the City of Hamilton to implement this project. She spoke to a gathering of... More

Watch Update Video #5

In this, our fifth updater video, we detail the success of the inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum.   It was held on October 18, 2013 and focused on strengthening a growing community of local organizations and individuals dedicated to creating inspired urban environments in Hamilton.... More

Heritage Event Invitation

The Heritage Hamilton Foundation and Friends of Auchmar are hosting a special event titled “The Economics of Heritage Preservation” at The Hamilton Club on Wednesday November 20, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by a meet and greet. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, $20 per... More

Jeremy Freiburger Talks Vibrancy

Here is an audio recording of Jeremy Freiburger, head of Hamilton-based CoBALT Connects, sharing an overview of the Expressing Vibrancy project at the Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18, 2013. Listen to this dynamic, ten minute podcast and learn: Why dozens of communities across Ontario – including... More

Adam Spence Hive X Podcast

Adam Spence is the founder of the SVX and associate director, Venture and Capital Programs, at the Toronto-based MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. Below is a recording of a short talk he gave at the Hive X 2013 Conference titled Impact Investing and Economies... More

Bill Humber at Learning Forum

Bill Humber (third from left in photograph) is co-principal of the Regeneration Institute for the Great Lakes (ReIGL). Here is the audio recording of his talk on the Fundamentals of Urban Regeneration given at the inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18, 2013.... More

Martinus Geleynse at Learning Forum

Here is an audio recording of the keynote address by Martinus Geleynse at the inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum in downtown Hamilton on October 18, 2013.  Martinus is the principal of MGI Media and publisher of urbanicity magazine.  He spoke on the topic of... More

Bill Curran at Learning Forum

Here is the audio recording of Bill Curran’s remarks at this year’s Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18, 2013.  Bill, a principal with Hamilton-based Thier + Curran Architects Inc. and the forum’s closing presenter – spoke on the theme What’s Next?: 20 Ideas... More