Useful Knowledge Society of Hamilton: Getting Ready for Intensification

Hamilton's Useful Knowledge Society hosted two speakers on March 7, 2017 to discuss how our city can prepare for intensification and population growth forecast to occur during the next 35 years.

Hamilton's population is forecast to grow by 250,000 people during that time.

Two speakers, Richard Harris and John Nostrand, brought their insight to the discussion. Each provided a presentation that was followed by a question and answer period.

Hamilton City Council GIC for February 1, 2017: Ward Boundaries and More

Hamilton City Council meet for their first GIC of February, the headline issue was the final vote on Ward Boundary reform. Councillors voted for their own gerrymandered wards, despite a clear warning from expert consultants that the gerrymander will be indefensible at a Ontario Municipal Board hearing.

Councillors also received a task force report on workforce development, which will guide numerous private and public sector partners in the coming year.

Full video replay.