Proposed Encampment Protocol Public Engagement
As a community, it is important that we have a response to encampments, as, encampments will continue to exist in Hamilton as well as other cities across Canada in the short-term until more housing is built and much needed investments in health and social services are made by the Provincial and Federal governments.
We are asking members of the public to review and comment on the proposals being considered by City Council to inform the materials that will be presented to Council in August 2023.
NEWS & NOTICES
The City is undertaking the Beach Boulevard Community Flood Remediation Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to examine the recommendations of the 2019 Study; evaluate additional viable alternatives; consult with the public, Indigenous Nations, and Regulatory Agencies; and identify preferred
HAMILTON, ON – Hamilton Public Health Services received recent confirmation of two positive rabid bats, the first positive results in the city since August 2022. While there were no human contact with these bats, this serves as an important reminder to stay away from bats and other animals that can
Hamilton City Council wishes to advise members of the public that it intends to consider a change to the method used to recover costs for storm water management services, on Wednesday June 28, 2023 at the General Issues Committee meeting commencing at 9:30 a.m. The proposed changes would affect most
HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Fire Department continually monitors and evaluates climatic and environmental conditions that could pose an elevated risk to fire and life-safety. Currently, weather indicators are suggesting an elevated risk of wildland and grass fires. This, combined with the migration
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.