The Public Record posts all of our corrections to this page to allow for easy reference.
If you are aware of an error in our reporting or on our website, please contact our editor via email, we’ll quickly review your submission and post a correction if there is an error on our site.
Here’s our listing of errors. Note that corrections prior to July 2017 are included in stories and on social media posts. As time permits, we’ll add them to this page.


Jan 9: The original version of an article stated the City of Hamilton requested applicants for public agencies, boards, and committees provide their age. In fact, the City had not. The City only requested confirmation candidates are age 18 or older.
Mar 3: Joey Coleman wrongly read a statement by the Ontario Ombudsman in a report as stating that a member of Council was excluded from an email meeting, when in fact that member had not been excluded.
Mar 4: During a series of tweets, Joey Coleman incorrectly wrong the name of a Farmer’s Market Board member as Ron Janson instead of the correct Ron Jepson. The error was brought to attention by a reader.
Mar 20: Joey Coleman misheard the seconder on the motion to hire the new City Manager. He tweeted that the seconder was Ward 1 Councillor Maureen Wilson, in fact, the seconder was Ward 10 Councillor Maria Pearson. The tweet was deleted and corrected.
Mar 28: Joey Coleman misheard in a press scrum, initially incorrectly reporting that the RFP for Hamilton’s LRT project was extended for one month. It is extended for six months. A incorrect tweet was deleted and corrected. The story was updated with the correct information, and the corrected noted.
Apr 14: Joey Coleman incorrectly identified a person as representing Uber when they were representing Lime. The article has been corrected.
Apr 16: Joey Coleman incorrectly wrote there are 22 ambulance services in Ontario, there are 52. The error was brought to attention by a reader.



Feb 16: The original version of an article stated the development as being in the Corktown neighbourhood. It is in fact in the Stinson neighbourhood geographically.



July 12: We incorrectly reported that a new YWCA affordable housing proposal at their Ottawa Street location was transitional housing. We’ve corrected the story and apologize for the error. Except for the headline calling it transitional housing, the story was correct. The error was on our website for three hours, and was posted to our social media channels.
July 25: We incorrectly reported that Westinghouse moved its corporate headquarters out of 286 Sanford Street North (the Canadian Westinghouse Company building) in 1987, the corporate headquarters left in 1983 with some non-headquarters staff continuing to work in the building until 1987. We posted a correction to the story.

This page was created on July 6, 2017, and last updated on April 22, 2019.