We often hear when these situations are not resolved – be it YouTube videos or SIU press releases, yet what happened the other night is the norm. The situation is resolved, the media doesn’t report it (primarily to not cause anguish to the person who was in distress), and you never know it happened.
Famed developer Brad Lamb’s Lamb Development Group and Hamilton-based Movengo Corporation tried to purchase the Hamilton City Centre in early 2017 for $55-million, a court ruling in a legal dispute reveals. The deal didn’t happen, now Lamb’s in court trying to get the property.
The City of Hamilton says it needed to remove a controversial ad by the Christian Heritage Party because it targeted transgender individuals. The CHP says it did not target transgender individuals, and the City violated its Charter right to free expression by censoring views it disagrees with.
The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly known as the Ontario Municipal Board) continues its pre-hearing into the appeals by Parrish & Heimbecker, Bunge Canada, and Harbour West Neighbours against the City’s zoning changes for the Pier 8 lands to enable the City’s planned residential redevelopment of the lands on Hamilton’s West Harbour.
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Danko and Whitehead Meet
Registered Ward 8 candidate John-Paul Danko met with incumbent Ward 8 Councillor Terry Whitehead yesterday; tweeting positively of the meeting and about Whitehead. Whitehead declared last week he will not be running for Mayor.
The current Ward 8 is now split between the new Ward 8 (where Danko is running) and a new Ward 14, with most of the current Ward 8 in the new Ward 14. This tweet indicates (at least to me) that Whitehead will be running for re-election in the new Ward 14.
The property is presently designated to be zoned Mixed Use Medium (C5) with a height limit of 22 metre, but close to a GO Station, and on a major arterial road. There are existing 14 and 21 storey buildings across the street from the property.
John Mykytyshyn says he’ll make Dundas its own City Council ward again; The Public Record analyzes what Mykytyshyn will need to do to fulfill this promise. This is the first in our series of deep dives into the 2018 Hamilton Municipal Election Issues.