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Why Electric Buses are Better than LRT

  Councillor Wilson’s recent article in the Hamilton Spectator uses nuanced language offering misleading information to justify the B-Line LRT. She explains that the B-Line route is the busiest in the city which is true but phrasing this as “9 million trips per year” sounds more impressive than it really is. When you break this [...]

By |2020-03-11T13:34:15-04:00March 11th, 2020|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Why Electric Buses are Better than LRT

What a Difference a Penny Can Make

The federal election is upon us. We can all look forward to more than 2 months of attack ads, debates, and candidates going door to door asking for our votes. While they are out I invite you to speak with them and their volunteers and tell them what you want to see come out of [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:16-04:00August 24th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on What a Difference a Penny Can Make

Letter to Canada Post

This afternoon I sent an email to Canada Post asking them to hold off on installing any new community mailboxes prior to the passing of our new by-law on Wednesday. Here is a copy of what was sent. Dear Mr Patterson, We are in receipt of your email stating that Canada Post intends to begin [...]

By |2015-04-13T15:18:26-04:00April 13th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Letter to Canada Post

2014 Tax Revenue Breakdown by Ward

A few weeks back a great discussion took place online and in the media in regards to taxation rates throughout the city.  As requested my office had the total taxation numbers sent over and we released them to contribute to the conversation.  Since that time the Hamilton media has engaged in a productive conversation in regards [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:18-04:00March 6th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on 2014 Tax Revenue Breakdown by Ward

Coldest Night of the Year 2015

This year my wife and I along with my Special Projects Coordinator Howard Rabb and my assistant Colleen joined people from all across the city, and across the country to participate and raise money for this year's Coldest Night of the Year walk. This year walkers helped raise more than $60,000 for Neighbour 2 Neighbour. [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:18-04:00February 23rd, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Coldest Night of the Year 2015

Sanatorium Neighbourhood Inquiry

My office has received several calls from concerned constituents residing on or around Sanatorium Road about the potential of a rehabilitation centre on Sanatorium. I am not aware of any plans for a halfway home on this road but can assure that City staff are in the process of investigating. I will keep the community [...]

By |2015-01-23T15:09:22-04:00May 22nd, 2014|Blog Posts|1 Comment

Constituency Day Mix Up

There was a mix up on our website calendar and by some error, a Constituency Day was booked on the Saturday during the Easter long weekend. Please accept my sincere apologies for any confusion or inconvenience this may have caused. My availability to listen to the concerns of my constituents is not limited to Constituency [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:18-04:00April 23rd, 2014|Blog Posts, Community Meetings|Comments Off on Constituency Day Mix Up

Seasons Greetings From Your Ward Councillor!

As 2013 comes to a close, I want to extend a big THANK YOU to each and every member of our Ward 8 community for making all of the progress possible over the last year in this great City. During the Holiday Season more than ever, our thoughts turn to those with less. Please keep [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:52:18-04:00December 18th, 2013|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Seasons Greetings From Your Ward Councillor!

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