Mayor & Council

Ward 2

Also known as the Downtown area, Ward 2 is an urban ward situated in the centre of the city below the Niagara Escarpment (often referred to as the Mountain). Bordered by the Escarpment to the south, Hamilton Harbour to the north, Queen Street to the west and  Wellington Street North to the east connecting to Claremount Access.

Ward 2 is considered the City’s downtown and is home to City Hall, Jackson Square, Gore Park, First Ontario Centre, the Hamilton Farmer’s Market, St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Place. It's Hamilton’s smallest ward and the north section of Ward 2includes the Harbourfront and Pier 4 Parks, as well as the Hamilton Waterfront Trail which links Wards 1 and 2.

Ward 2 is located within the Hamilton Conservation Authority watershed.

View the Ward 2 Profile

2018 Ward Boundary Adjustments
Decreased in area (-11%) and decreased in population (-9%)

Jason Farr 


Jason Farr
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 905-546-2711
Fax: 905-546-2535

Hamilton City Hall
2nd floor - 71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5


Executive Assistant: Maureen Scally
Phone: 905-546-4677
Email: [email protected]

Administrative Assistant: Mike Nabuurs
Phone: 905-546-3774
Email: [email protected]