Education & Training

McMaster Students Go Local

Renew Hamilton has teamed up with the Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice at McMaster University to help design and deliver a new graduate course called Development of Local Sustainable Communities. The goal is to introduce students to community building practices using the... More

Building Spaces Event

A capacity audience attended Building Spaces: Intersections Between Architecture and Film on September 26 at the AGH Design Annex on James Street North in downtown Hamilton. The event was co-produced by Renew Hamilton and the Art Gallery of Hamilton as a component of this year’s... More

Chamber Talks Sustainability at MAC

David Adames, president and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, spoke last night at the Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice (SEP), McMaster University. He shared the Hamilton Chamber story with graduate students enrolled in a new course titled Developing Local Sustainable... More

Sept 26 Renewal Event

The Renew Hamilton Project, an initiative of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, has teamed up with the Art Gallery of Hamilton BMO World Film Festival 2012 to present a special event to help advance inspired urban environments in Hamilton. Building Spaces: Intersections Between Architecture... More
Eugene Roman, Senior Vice-President, Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited

Eugene Roman Podcast

Eugene Roman, the newly appointed chief technology officer at Canadian Tire Corporation and former head of technology at Open Text, spoke to incoming graduate students at the Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice, McMaster University on September 5. Renew Hamilton – which is helping...

Curriculum Team on Track

We met with the Renew Hamilton curriculum team earlier today at the McMaster University School of Engineering Practice.  The goal of the meeting was threefold: To discuss ways to further strengthen alignment between the customized curriculum and the story lines emerging in our video... More

Partnership with AGH Film Festival

The Renew Hamilton Project is pleased to be a Programming Partner for this year’s fourth annual Art Gallery of Hamilton World Film Festival, September 21 to 30, 2012. Renew Hamilton is assisting with a new festival series titled ‘Urban Revival Films: Explorations in City... More
Old meets new along James St. North in Hamilton | Photo courtesy of TCA Architects

Education Moves Forward

We’re moving forward with the next component of a comprehensive effort to regenerate the built and natural environments in our downtown and adjacent neighbourhoods. Work has begun on customized education and training resources designed to help advance best practices in urban renewal in Hamilton....

June 13 Cities for People Workshop

The Renew Hamilton Project is hosting Cities for People - a FREE urban design workshop to help promote quality developments in Hamilton – on June 13 from 9:00 am to 12 noon at Hamilton City Hall.  This event is ideally suited to leaders and practitioners... More

Doors Open Hamilton

Volunteers organizing this year’s Doors Open Hamilton – Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6 – were operating a booth at the new Tourism Hamilton Visitor Information Centre.  I dropped by last Friday night during the James Street North Art Crawl and picked up... More