National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
Join us on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 as we celebrate Hamilton’s newest piece of public art, led by local Indigenous artist, Angela DeMontigny at the Hamilton West Harbour from 10:30am to 4pm.
The event will celebrate the installation of this striking and culturally significant public artwork while honouring the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation with remarks by Indigenous leaders, City leadership, and Angela DeMontigny. The day will also feature Indigenous music, food and ceremony.
NEWS & NOTICES
HAMILTON, ON – The City of Hamilton Fire Department, a leading advocate for community safety, is calling on all residents of the City of Hamilton to test their smoke alarms on September 28 as part of “Test Your Smoke Alarm Day”. Be prepared to be “Saved by the Beep” with a working smoke alarm – it
Hamilton Public Health Services is notifying healthcare providers of a significant increase in the rate of infectious syphilis among females of childbearing age. While syphilis continues to disproportionately impact men who have sex with men (MSM), local data suggests the rate of infectious syphilis
Hamilton, ON - The City of Hamilton will seek a formal no-board notice from the Minister of Labour in negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU). Once received, a no-board notice from Ontario's Minister of Labour indicates that no board of conciliation would be appointed in the
Hamilton, ON - The City of Hamilton is initiating a review of safety procedures for public consultation meetings following incidents of aggressive and unacceptable behaviour that led to the cancellation of a public open house on September 11, 2023. The City Manager’s Office will lead the review that
The City of Hamilton is situated upon the traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas. This land is covered by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, which was an agreement between the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabek to share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. We further acknowledge that this land is covered by the Between the Lakes Purchase, 1792, between the Crown and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Today, the City of Hamilton is home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island (North America) and we recognize that we must do more to learn about the rich history of this land so that we can better understand our roles as residents, neighbours, partners and caretakers.