Media Releases

Register for Nov 16 Ambitious City Event

What can Hamilton learn from Brooklyn NY, the international gold standard in creative urban renewal? Lessons span from developing a dynamic environment for innovation, entrepreneurship and small business to valuing street level arts, culture and heritage. There’s also the powerful concept of specialized branding... More

HBSA Celebrate 2014 Podcast

Below is an audio recording that features highlights of the HBSA Celebrate 2014 Awards event held last night at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Biennially, the Hamilton/Burlington Society of Architects recognizes the exceptional work of local architects across a range of project types built in... More

Councillor’s 10 Renewal Lessons

Here’s a unique audio recording that features veteran Toronto City Councillor Joe Mihevc – Ward 21 St. Paul’s West – sharing lessons learned from the front lines of two fierce renewal battles: The St. Clair Avenue street car right of way project and the... More

Gil Penalosa on CHML

Gil Penalosa, executive director of 8-80 Cities, was in Hamilton, Ontario CANADA last week with his team to facilitate a sustainable mobility workshop convened by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Hamilton HIVE and the City of Hamilton.  His core message: Enlightened... More

Renew Hamilton at Economic Summit

The Renew Hamilton Project — an initiative of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce — will perform an important role at the sixth annual Hamilton Economic Summit (HES) on May 9. “It’s a partnership that’s grown over time,” said project director Richard Allen.  “We’re an outcome... More

Media Release for Video Screening

The Renew Hamilton Project — an initiative of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the City of Hamilton and myriad other partners — today announced the premiere public screening of five video case studies that track the changing face of Hamilton’s urban...