My position has always been no to Casinos in Ontario. The fact is, they are here! The OLG is generating 2 Billion dollars annually from the casinos for the province of Ontario. I do not predict any radical change by the province on their position. There are over 57,000 people from Hamilton that gamble at [...]
Do you have strong opinions about the recent Casino debate? Now is your opportunity to express yourself. The City Of Hamilton will be hosting two Information Forums taking place on: Tonight, Wednesday January 16th, 2013 Waterdown District High School 215 Parkside Drive, Flamborough 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m Cogeco 23 will be televising Tomorrow, Thursday [...]
Back by popular demand, the Mountain News Christmas Lights Tour is set to dazzle the Mountain again with the festive display of good, old fashioned, holiday creativity. If you or your neighbour put up thousands of lights and dozens of decorations, be sure to enter our annual contest. There will be trophies and prizes for [...]
“One issue that concerns Ontarians greatly is that of the exponential rise in the cost of policing. The province and municipalities spend a total of $3.8 billion annually year on policing, and over the last decade costs have been rising by 5-7 percent a year driven by rising labour costs, increasing demands on police services [...]
The City of Hamilton is developing a Rental Housing Unit By-law that would require all owners (landlords) of rental units ranging from six (6) units of less in a building to be licensed. A draft By-law will be presented and recommended to the Planning Committee. The purpose of this Bylaw is to ensure the health [...]
The meeting is to be held on December 11 at 1:00 PM in Hamilton City Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 71 Main St. West. Pre-registered speakers may e-mail our office to place their name on the list of speakers. Once the list of pre-registecialis for salered speakers is exhausted, other members of the public will [...]
The Honourable Lincoln Alexander, Ontario's 24th Lieutenant Governor, former Hamilton West MP and beloved Hamiltonian passed away at the age of 90 on Friday, October 19, 2012. He is being honoured in a number of ways this week in Hamilton. Mr. Alexander will lie in repose in front of Council Chambers on the second floor [...]
Sometimes pictures speak louder than words. If you see something you would like to report in Ward 8, snap a picture and send it along with a description via email. We are working on implementing the changes you want to see in your neighbourhood and every bit of feedback from you helps.