I would like to extend a warm congratulations to all the newly elected Hamilton MPs; Scott Duvall, Filomena Tassi, Bob Bratina, David Sweet and David Christopherson. All the best to each and every one of you, the volunteers, family & friends who took time to help in your successes. Thank you for all of your [...]
I just wanted to remind everyone that starting tomorrow every home with a fuel burning appliance (furnace, fireplace, gas water heater etc) or an attached garage must install a carbon monoxide detector. Here is a press release that was sent out to Councillor's this morning reminding everyone of this update. --- Carbon Monoxide Alarms Now Required [...]
Come to Westcliffe Mall this Saturday, February 23rd and meet your Ward 8 Councillor one-on-one to discuss your concerns and ideas. Your issues are important to me! I will be available at Westcliffe Mall from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Congratulations to Omar Sloan, awarded the Peacekeepers Medal of Honour. It was an absolute privilage [...]
Many people in the private sector have had their salaries frozen or have lost their jobs in the last number of years. Teachers' salaries are being frozen, hospital budgets have been capped at less than 3%, nursing staff salaries are being frozen, and yet the Police Services budget increase request is 4.75%. The police budget [...]
OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY Wednesday January 23, 2013 at 2:00pm Please join Members of Parliament, Members of Provincial Parliament, Mayor Bratina and Councillor Terry Whitehead for an official ribbon cutting ceremony. All welcome— Coffee and cake to follow. CLICK HERE FOR WESTMOUNT REC CENTRE BROCHURE [...]
A lot has been said in the last number of days regarding the Velodrome and process. I want to take this opportunity to provide some clarity on the issue. First of all, I would like to start off by indicating that in this term of Council, I believe this is one of the best Councils [...]
Our office has received many calls regarding the state of the infrastructure in Ward 8. It is an ongoing issue that is facing many municipalities. I have provided a link to a three-part series has been written by David Fleischer and Nicole Visschedyk at The Hamilton Spectator that speaks to the challenges municipalities are facing to meet their [...]
The memory of Nora Francis Henderson, the first woman to ever be elected to Hamilton City Council and our city's first female Controller, will forever live on with a series of signs that were put up around Juravinski Hospital. When the former Henderson Hospital was renamed in 2006, it was later decided that these memorable [...]
Earlier today, the City of Hamilton's Economic Development and Real Estate Division presented it's Annual Report to City Council.
The Home Depot and the City of Hamilton are partnering to retrofit Chedoke Twin Pad Arena with accommodations for those with special needs.