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Hamilton receives FCM grant for brownfields study

June 8, 2017 -

The City of Hamilton announced that it has received a $175,000 grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that will be used towards funding a key phase in the Hamilton Bayfront Industrial Area Strategy: the review of brownfield redevelopment opportunities. The FCM's Green Municipal...

Categories: News, Ontario

Hamilton submits updated LRT study

May 29, 2017 -

The City of Hamilton has submitted an updated plan for its light rail transit system, following council support of extending the route to Eastgate Square. According to an article from the Hamilton Spectator, the submission of the new environmental assessment for provincial approval leads for a 30-day...

Categories: News, Ontario

Release date announced for RFP for Hamilton's Pier 8 development

March 15, 2017 -

The City of Hamilton has announced that the launch date of the Pier 8 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be on April 18, 2017. The City’s West Harbour staff formally made the announcement earlier today at MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier), the world’s largest...

Categories: News, Ontario

Most opposition to light rail based on process: report

March 15, 2017 -

A new report from the Pembina Institute shows that most opponents to new light rail projects in Ontario aren’t opposed to rapid transit in general, but actually take issue with the process and how decisions are made. Best practices like engaging early, being transparent, and working closely with developers...

Categories: News, Ontario

Winning consortium selected for Hamilton Biosolids Project

February 6, 2017 -

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ont. Harbour City Solutions includes: Bird Construction, Synagro Technologies, Inc. (Synagro Capital), Andritz Separation...

Categories: News, Ontario

RFQ issued for Hamilton LRT

February 2, 2017 -

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. The RFQ outlines the scope of work required for the Hamilton LRT B-Line, which includes: 11...

Categories: News, Ontario

$30 billion funding gap for GTHA transportation: report

August 16, 2016 -

A report released by Move the GTHA reveals a $30 billion capital funding gap to build the regional transportation network, plus billions more needed for operations, maintenance and rehabilitation. The report entitled Are we there yet? presents a snapshot of progress to date, and the investment strategies...

Categories: News

Metrolinx marking up Hamilton... just in case

August 16, 2016 -

Crews contracted by Metrolinx have begun marking utility locations underneath the proposed route for Hamilton, Ontario’s light rail transit system, in case municipal politicians decide to move forward with the project. The City of Hamilton has been granted $1 billion for the construction of the...

Categories: News

Stand Up to Sprawl

January 16, 2014 -

The sprawling, outward expansion of Canadian cities to provide lower-priced houses to growing populations threatens the financial future of many Canadian local authorities and pushes unnecessary costs onto taxpayers. However, innovative municipalities that are addressing the problem may have lessons...

Categories: Features

Horizon Utilities First ‘Sustainable Electricity Company’ in Canada

April 26, 2013 -

Horizon Utilities Corp., an electricity distributor that serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Hamilton and St. Catharine’s, Ont., was designated as the first ever Sustainable Electricity Company  in Canada. The designation was established by the Canadian Electricity Association...

Categories: Ontario

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