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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

Jason Thorne at Bay Area Economic Summit

Jason Thorne, head of planning and economic development for the City of Hamilton, touched on core elements of our community’s proposed five year economic development strategy during a rapid fire, ten minute address at this year’s Bay Area Economic Summit. The strategy, set to... More

Frank McKeown at 2015 Bay Area Summit

Frank McKeown (pictured), executive director of the Burlington Economic Development Corporation, was a featured presenter at the inaugural Bay Area Economic Summit held earlier this year to help promote greater strategic cooperation between Hamilton and Burlington. ACCESS FULL RECORDING BELOW McKeown opened his remarks... 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

Take Transportation Survey

HELP SHAPE HAMILTON’S TRANSPORTATION BRAND You’re invited to participate in an online survey to tell the City of Hamilton how you get around our community and beyond. Your input will be used to help create a brand and marketing strategy to promote greater use... More

Helmut Pastrick at Summit

This is an audio recording of economist Helmut Pastrick speaking at the 2015 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit co-hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Burlington Chamber of Commerce. He provided insights on the importance of our two cities strengthening economic... More

Rod Phillips Summit Speech

Rod Phillips drew on his extensive leadership experiences in the corporate, political and civic arenas to deliver a compelling keynote address at this year’s Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit on June 2 at Royal Botanical Gardens. He encouraged delegates to “think big”... More

Intensification Dialogue Recordings

Below is a set of audio recordings from Neighbours Working Together: A Dialogue on Intensification. Co-hosted by local neighbourhood associations and community partners, the June 16 event explored a variety of topics related to new and emerging development patterns changing the face of lower... More

Complete Streets Report Released

The McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL) last week released a research study report intended to contribute to long-term transportation planning and implementation in Hamilton. It presents a picture of 21st century streets that are a more productive element of the overall built... More

Charles Sousa Summit Speech

Infrastructure renewal, transportation upgrades and investments in the creative economy were among the central themes in a brief address by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa at the June 2 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit. A special thanks to Max Cananzi, president and... More