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BAES 2015 Report Outs

Here’s a fast-paced, 25 minute raw recording that captures the report out segment of yesterday’s inaugural Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit at Royal Botanical Gardens. The purpose of the summit was to help strengthen intercity cooperation with a view to promoting regional... More

Evergreen Supports Economic Summit

John Brodhead, executive director of Evergreen CityWorks, joined Hamilton Chamber CEO Keanin Loomis today on AM900 CHML to talk about the June 2 Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit at Royal Botanical Gardens. Topics covered in the interview include Evergreen’s work across Canada... More

Waterfront Plan Update Audio

The Bay Area Restoration Council hosted a public meeting last month at Mills Hardware to discuss the redevelopment of Hamilton’s West Harbour. Chris Phillips (pictured), the City of Hamilton staff lead on waterfront renewal, was a featured speaker. ACCESS AUDIO RECORDING BELOW Phillips provided... More

Piers 7-8 Workshop Audio

Roughly 100 people attended a public meeting and workshop on May 12 to provide input on an urban design study focused on the future of Piers 7 and 8 located in the Hamilton West Harbour area. The study – led by the City of... More

2015 State of the City Address

Mayor Fred Eisenberger (left) presented his State of the City address at a breakfast event held today in Liuna Station and hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. The Mayor drew inspiration from the 2015 Juno Awards tagline – Turn It On – as... More

Bay Area Economic Summit

Organizers of the inaugural Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area Economic Summit met with municipal leaders yesterday to share a draft agenda and gather additional input. The regional summit, scheduled for June 2 at Royal Botanical Gardens, is a co-initiative of the Hamilton Chamber of... 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

Waterfront History Lesson

The Bay Area Restoration Council (BARC) hostedĀ a public eventĀ earlier this month focused on the future of Hamilton’s West Harbour, particularly the redevelopment of Piers 7 and 8. It was held at Mills Hardware on Gore Park and attracted a capacity audience of roughly 125... More

Bruce Wood at Rotary Audio

Investment, infrastructure renewal and job creation were the key messages shared by Hamilton Port Authority CEO Bruce Wood (pictured) in a luncheon address last week at the Rotary Club of Hamilton. “There’s a theme here,” he explained. “We plough money into the ground, we... More

Transportation Open House

The City of Hamilton wants to know what people think of our transportation network and how it can be improved. It’s part of a formal review and update of Hamilton’s citywide Transportation Master Plan (TMP), a comprehensive document to guide how, when and where... More