Education & Training

Learning Forum Coordinator

We’re pleased to welcome Andrew Wickham to our team.  Andrew is a native Hamiltonian, and a recent graduate of McMaster University (Geography) and Seneca College (Environmental Project Management). He will help coordinate the inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum that will take place this fall... More

Dr. John Schofield Podcast

Respect for people, places and perception. That’s the memorable takeaway from a talk by a world renowned archaeologist whose exploration of contemporary landscapes is helping redefine the meaning of heritage. It’s a human-centred view that sees importance and value in alternative “heritage communities,” including... More

Prince’s Foundation in Canada

The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community – an international charitable organization established by HRH The Prince of Wales – introduced its work to Canada with a symposium and public lecture held in Toronto, May 13-14, 2013. The Foundation focuses on transforming lives through engaging, educating... More

Urban Engagement Lecture

Andrew Emond (pictured below), a Toronto-based photographer who has spent years creating artistic images of underground sewer systems and water courses, surfaced in Hamilton on May 18 to share an illustrated talk titled Urban Exploration and The Power of Curiosity. He offered a lesson... More

Tour of Stinson School Lofts

Developer Harry Stinson (pictured at left) invited Renew Hamilton on a special guided tour last month of one of Hamilton’s signature regeneration projects: Stinson School Lofts. Harry’s been pushing this larger than life project forward with characteristic determination for the past four years.  Now... More

BIA Association Tours Hamilton

Today Hamilton hosted a regional meeting of the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA).  The meeting – organized in part by Kathy Drewitt, executive director of the Downtown Hamilton BIA – was held at the AGH Design Annex on James Street North in downtown...

Tour of Witton Lofts

Core Urban Inc. partner Steve Kulakowsky — pictured second from left — recently provided Renew Hamilton with a tour of the Witton Lofts condo currently under construction on Murray St. in Hamilton’s north end. This property is one of five signature developments being tracked...

Gore Park Tour

Robert Hamilton of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario led a walking tour of the Gore Park precinct in downtown Hamilton on January 6, 2013. The purpose of the tour was to increase citizens’ knowledge of the Gore and its remaining stock of historic buildings... More

Update Video #3

In 2012 – the startup year for Renew Hamilton – we produced three short update videos designed to share our progress and maintain momentum. Update Video #3 was released on November 21.  It focuses on the education component of our project and introduces the... More

Oct 10 Michael Shuman Event

Michael Shuman, one of the world’s top specialists in how to raise local finances to grow local businesses, will share his insights and strategies at a special lunch and learn session at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday October 10 from 12 noon... More