The Hamilton Conservation Authority expects to demolish a former Dundas Valley outdoor education centre by this fall now that plans to rent it to a private school are officially dead.
Promoting kidney disease awareness while collecting donations.
Camp Erin Hamilton is free for children and teens ages 6 to 17
McCoys win 5-1 in Stoney Creek
Local charities host clinics to help low-income residents
When Ancaster resident Alan Hansell and fellow volunteers get together to haul garbage out of Cootes Paradise, it’s the big stuff that naturally catches the eye, like a six-metre section of a rusting storm culvert they dragged out with the help of a chain winch.
Call it the battle of Hamilton.
Jankowski leads NCAA hockey team to two wins.
Junior C hockey playoff returns to Grimsby Wednesday.
As the investigation into the Lac Megantic disaster continues, the transportation of hazardous material by train and emergency response to accidents is never far from the minds of those who live near rail lines.
In the aftermath of the deadly derailment, the federal government started to require rail companies to report on the dangerous goods they carry each year. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has also recommended improvements to commonly used tankers which are considered to be unsafe. Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt has until spring to respond to the board’s recommendations. Trains containing oil and other hazardous materials travel through Hamilton’s residential, business and conservation areas more than 20 times a day, and nearby residents want to know what is being done to improve safety and prevent catastrophic incidents.
They want to know what is coming down the track.