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To begin, it’s important to note that the Board of Health passed a motion that has several components and consequences. These components and consequences can be best summarised and explained as three parts. The first being the symbolic (but important) act of the declaration of the climate emergency. The second being what the City of Hamilton will be doing differently in light of this declaration, as outlined in the motion. Finally, the third part is far from guaranteed, but together we can ensure a broad collective action is taken by all Hamiltonians to respond to the emergency.
The City of Hamilton has recently declared a climate change emergency and to support action to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Phew! I sighed when hearing the news. Finally, our elected representatives are starting to take climate change seriously. But despite this declaration, there are still a lot of questions needing answers asRead more
Sometime last year, just as the cold weather set in, a new shop opened inconspicuously on Ottawa Street North called Crown Point Sandwich. I confess, I have had more than one sandwich there, and my best intentions to provide a review failed as the sandwich has not, until now, survived long enough for the obligatoryRead more
The Local Planning Appeal Support Centre (LPASC) was setup in 2018 in conjunction with the creation of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) which has replaced the role of the former OMB (Ontario Municipal Board). As its name suggests, LPASC is a support centre developed by the previous Liberal Government which, according to their website,Read more
A vacant parking lot overlooking a demolished building site was warmed on a very cold Tuesday morning by the announcement of almost $11 Million federal dollars for affordable housing on Ottawa Steet North. Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors and MP for Hamilton West Ancaster and Dundas, was on hand for the announcement made jointly, onRead more