MacSeniors is an exercise and wellness program, offering a supervised regimen of aerobic and resistance training for individuals 55 years of age and older at McMaster Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) the on campus state-of-the-art, exercise research and training centre.
Personalized programs are designed using specialized exercise equipment based on the needs and fitness levels of each individual.Read more
Public Consultation has started for Metrolinx's Draft of the 2041 Regional Transportation Plan. A roundtable meeting will be held in Hamilton on Monday November 6 at the Hamilton Public Library from 6:30pm to 9pm.
The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) is one of the fastest-growing regions in North America. Every year, it attracts more than 110,000 new residents, which means more than 10 million people will call it home by 2041, from just over seven million today. That’s equivalent to adding more than the population of Greater Vancouver in just 25 years! Metrolinx and its partners are planning for that future — the exciting next chapter in the story of our region.Read more
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Citizen Dashboard in Hamilton.
The Dashboard publishes performance data for select services. In time for Fire Prevention Week, Fire Department Metrics are the first to be published. Please click here to be directed to the website!
Additional data sets to be published soon!
Every Second Counts! The Hamilton Fire Department is urging families in Hamilton to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 8-14, 2017, is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”
“Fire and smoke move faster than you,” said Fire Chief David Cunliffe. “There’s no time to figure out how to escape your home AFTER a fire starts. Practice an escape plan BEFORE there’s a fire so you can get out safely.”
Update on the One-Year Pilot Program for Yard Maintenance Related By-laws in the McMaster Neighbourhoods
Aidan introduced and moved a Motion at City Council titled 'Review of the Current By-law Enforcement Service Levels in the McMaster University Neighbourhoods'. The Motion was carried. As a result, the City of Hamilton hired two additional students for a one year pilot program for enforcement of yard maintenance related by-laws in the McMaster neighbourhoods.
Since starting, students went door to door handling out pamphlets and educating property owners and occupants on the purpose of the pilot program, various yard maintenance related by-laws and violations. The following video reviews property standards in the City of Hamilton:Read more
The City of Hamilton's Economic Development Office (EDO) won seven prestigious national and international marketing awards over the past two weeks! The office was celebrated for its foreign direct investment work as well as several marketing initiatives from both the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC)!Read more
The mission of the Hamilton Police Service is to serve and protect in partnership with our communities. To help accomplish this, the Hamilton Police Service wants you to report crime. Reports are accepted by telephone, walking into Police Station and online.
Many people think a fire will never happen to them. However, each year citizens continue to be injured or killed as the result of fires. Do you know what to do if a fire occurs in your home? Let us help you!
As of August 21st, 2017, the Medical Officer of Health has set the risk of West Nile virus in Hamilton to high. The high risk level means that West Nile virus is circulating in the mosquito population in Ontario and the likelihood of being bitten by an infected mosquito is higher now than earlier in the season.Read more