Ontario Superior Court Justice Andrew Goodman must decide if the Court will grant an interlocutory [temporary] injunction to restrain the City of Hamilton from using its Parks Bylaw to remove homeless encampments on public lands.
City staff tell Environment Hamilton they need more time to complete their comparative analysis and evaluation of the impacts of freezing the urban boundary. City staff ruled out freezing the urban boundary in their initial studies and recommendations.
“Contrary to the positive impacts and benefits of light rail transit often celebrated in literature, this study shows that the significant challenges faced by small businesses during and beyond the construction phase”, the report author’s write.
Options for dealing with McMaster’s annual homecoming bash are limited until the “studentification” of West Hamilton is reversed by building on-campus residences and higher-density purpose-built housing.