Raccoon strain rabies is circulating in our raccoon & skunk populations. The overall risk remains low to the general public but there are measures you can take to minimize your risk.
The Hamilton Fire Department advises that as Canada Day approaches, many people will be purchasing family fireworks to celebrate the holiday. The public is reminded that Fireworks can only be set off on your own property, and only on Canada Day or the two days immediately before or following Canada Day.Read more
The Community Clean Trailer and the Clean & Green Trailer provide volunteers with the tools they need to beautify our city parks, alleyways, trails and neighbourhoods. Each year, thousands of volunteers collect litter, remove graffiti, and weed flower and shrub beds, plant and mulch trees in an effort to keep our parks and our community clean and green.
The Hamilton LRT team will be participating in a number of community events this spring and summer. Stop by to learn more about the project, ask our project team your questions, and take home a train of your own!Read more
The City of Hamilton, in consultation with community partners, coordinates the Community Heat Response Plan to help citizens cope with intense heat events.Read more
Making the healthy choice, the easy choice. Menu changes planned for Hamilton Recreation centres and arenas. Hamilton City Council approved Recreation’s Healthy Food and Beverage Action Plan, a three year strategy to change the food environment at City of Hamilton Recreation centres and arenas.
As a collaboration between the Recreation Division and Public Health Services’ Healthy Environments Division, the Recreation Healthy Food and Beverage Action Plan aims to ensure that publically-owned recreation facilities foster an environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle through both physical activity, and healthy food and beverage options.Read more
To keep residents informed about crime in their area, the Hamilton Police Service publishes a City of Hamilton Crime Map.
Hamilton Police Service is committed to working in partnership with our community. Citizens can now connect with the Service using an online crime mapping tool to reduce crime and improve public safety in the City of Hamilton. Crime mapping helps the public get a better understanding of the crime activity in their area so they can make more informed decisions about how to stay safe.Read more