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York Blvd-Cannon St W Construction Begins Monday, July 8, 2023

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Ward 1 Councillor's Newsletter - 2024-06-21

THIS EDITION OF THE WARD 1 NEWSLETTER INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
  • 2024-2025 York Blvd - Cannon St W Reconstruction 
  • Victoria Park Spray Pad Now Open
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day TODAY 
  • Engaging with Pride
  • Reuse Sheds
  • Annual Rainbarrel Sale
  • Events

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2024-2025 York-Cannon Reconstruction Information Meeting

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Ward 1 Councillor's Newsletter - 2024-05-05

  • We Must Solve the Housing Crisis While Also Protecting the Environment
  • LRT Vote - April 2024
  • Dundurn Play Ground Update
  • Cybersecurity Update
  • Becket Dr Lighting Work (Queen St Hill) Scheduled For This Month
  • Main St W(Ainslie Wood) Cycling Infrastructure Implementation & Upgrades
  • HSR 150!
  • Vacant Unit Tax Passed
  • Greener Ward 1
  • KNA Annual Compost Sale - Saturday, May 11th
  • Events
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LRT Vote - April 2024

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The Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada are funding a 14-kilometre Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project. Metrolinx is the provincial agency overseeing the project. Metrolinx indicated that they were open to input from the City of Hamilton regarding the role the City wanted to play in the LRT's operations. The final decision, however, rests with Metrolinx. Regardless, in all cases, Hamilton LRT will remain publicly owned.

City of Hamilton staff put forward several operating models for Council's consideration. I supported the staff recommendation, which called for the private operation of Hamilton LRT for a limited time. The purpose of this letter is to share why I took this position and to be accountable to Ward 1 residents for my vote.

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We must solve the housing crisis while also protecting the environment

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It seems everyone is talking about housing these days, and rightfully so.

Ontario’s housing crisis is on full display in big cities and small towns. But why a column about housing to mark Earth Day on Monday? Ontario’s fate and fortune depend on how we meet our housing needs without causing further harm to our wetlands, rivers, and forests, which are natural “infrastructures” vital to our individual and collective health and well-being.

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Ward 1 Councillor's Newsletter - 2024-04-17

  • Cybersecurity Incident Update
  • Resumption of Property Taxes Pre-Authorized Payment Plans
  • Upcoming Ward 1 Community Meetings
  • In case you missed it
    • People Over Parking
    • City of Hamilton 2024 Budget
  • Strathcona & Kirkendall Neighbourhoods Complete Safe Streets Study
  • Kirkendall Neighbourhood Association Annual General Meeting
  • Citizen Recruitment to the New Public Health Sub-Committee
  • Earth Day - Spring into Action for the Climate
  • Don't Toss Those Eclipse Glasses!
  • 2024/2025 Recycling and Waste Information Guide
  • Stories of Migration and Belonging Digital Exhibit
  • Hamilton Water Protective Plumbing Program
  • Lights Out
  • Festivals and Events Ontario Municipality of the Year
  • Practice Proper Petiquette
  • Events

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Ward 1 Infrastructure Projects Updates as of March 31, 2024

Projects in Ward 1

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Dundurn Playground Reconstruction Begins March 25, 2024

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Ward 1 Councillor's Newsletter - 2024-03-05

This edition of the Ward 1 newsletter includes:

  • Cybersecurity Incident
  • Affordable Housing Stalled - Explaining 5 and 13 Lake Avenue South, Hamilton
  • City of Hamilton 2024 Budget
  • ICYMI - recent Ward 1 meeting videos
  • 2024/25 Recycling and Waste Information Guide
  • Strathcona and Kirkendall Neighbourhoods Complete Streets Safety Report
  • Stories of Migration and Belonging Digital Exhibit
  • Celebrate International Women's Day with HSR
  • Hamilton Water Protective Plumbing Program
  • Solar Eclipse Glasses
  • Events

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