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City honours Hamilton’s seniors at 23rd Annual Gala Event

HAMILTON, ON – Last night, Hamilton’s seniors were recognized for their outstanding volunteer contributions to the community at the City of Hamilton’s 23rd Annual Senior of the Year Awards at Michelangelo’s Events and Conference Centre. Hosted by local media personality Linda Rourke, this annual award program celebrates seniors who are 65 and older and contribute their time and talents in service to others or the community. 

For a complete listing of this year’s winners, visit

Quick facts

  • The Age Friendly Hamilton 2017 Community Progress Report outlines the achievements of key objectives made to date with 39 actions completed, 51 in the planning or implementation stages, and the remaining 11 pending completion by 2019.
  • Hamilton’s award-winning Age-Friendly Plan aligns with the City’s 10-year Strategic Plan, with two priorities especially – Healthy & Safe Communities and Community Engagement & Participation.

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