HAMILTON, ON – Earlier this week, an Ontario Superior Court Judge ruled that the Integrity Commissioner for the City of Hamilton acted within its rights as part of an investigation into the chair of Hamilton’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee.
The application for judicial review, served to the City of Hamilton in October 2020 by the chair of Hamilton’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee alleging the Integrity Commissioner had acted without jurisdiction and without procedural fairness, was dismissed by the Court.
HAMILTON, ON - As one of the first steps in building a stronger relationship with members of Hamilton’s Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ communities, I appointed Deirdre Pike and Cole Gately as special volunteer advisors to help develop a community-wide action plan on how we move forward together toward a shared goal of equity and inclusion for all.
HAMILTON, ON – Beginning November 1, 2018, the cost of maintaining the crosswalks on Main Street West and Summers Lane will be sponsored by TD Canada Trust. In an effort to continuously lessen the tax burden on residents, the City of Hamilton has reached a 5-year sponsorship agreement with TD Canada Trust, totaling $10,000. These funds will offset the cost of paint and maintenance for both the LGBTQ rainbow and the Trans flag crosswalks in front of City Hall.
HAMILTON, ON - June 7, 2017 – The City of Hamilton’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee is hosting a Pride and Trans Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday, June 16 from 7 to 8 pm in the forecourt of Hamilton City Hall. The rainbow Pride and Trans Pride flags will fly at City Hall until the end of June.
An ASL interpreter will be on hand at the ceremony. Light refreshments will also be provided.