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Ward One for Everyone! Ward One's Ronald McDonald House Bistro Night 2016

On Thursday, December 8th, 2016 Aidan hosted a Bistro Night” for families staying at Hamilton’s Ronald McDonald House (RMH).  The families in attendance provided warm and grateful feedback.  Pictures taken throughout the day/evening are found below. 

Aidan would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Ward 1 volunteers.  Brenda, Deanna, Geri, Jennifer, Kathryn, Kelly, Kendra, Linus, Mark C, Mark S, Marnie, Mary J, Mary K, Nikola, Robert, Sarah, Shelli, Steve and Tordis; the time you dedicated to helping out at RMH is greatly appreciated and we are grateful and proud that you are a part of our community!  Aidan would also like to thank everyone who sent in a donation, your money was used to pay for the cost of the food. 

Although Bistro night is over, the demands at Ronald McDonald House are not.  For those who are able, please consider donating money, required wish list items or time.  For more information click here.    

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On LRT, don’t let perfect be the enemy of good by Aidan Johnson

"Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." I love this expression. I first heard it from Ann Cook Petz, my fabulous Grade 9 English teacher at Westdale Secondary. But she would not take credit for it. Like so many other good things, the phrase comes from Italy.

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New Pedestrian Crossovers are Coming to Ward 1!

I am pleased to report that there will be 3 new Pedestrian Crossovers installed in Ward 1 before the end of this year; Queen Street at Herkimer, Longwood at Marion and Locke Street at Stanley.  Crossovers feature special street markings, more visible signage, and some have flashing beacons.  They differ from painted crosswalks or controlled intersections because motorists must stop and wait until all pedestrians have left the roadway, under provincial legislation that came into force in January.   

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