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Hamilton 2023 budget gets final approval

Hamilton’s 2023 budget got final approval Wednesday by a 10-6 margin. A last-minute intervention by Mayor Andrea Horwath got the budget increase down...


Green Economy, relief to low income Canadians the focus of the Freeland budget

The federal budget announced today will double down on green energy with a $67 Billion package of initiatives over the next five years....


Emergency Housing, Waterfront Trust discussed on Bill Kelly Show

Hamilton’s 2023 budget is close to being finalized with an expected tax increase of just under seven percent now likely. That increase does...


Opinion: Taxpayer says city can make cuts to bring taxes in line

As councillors stage their next budget meeting slated for Wednesday they will wrestle with a spending increase of over 7 percent, partly offset...


Transit dominates discussion as council considers Public Works budget

Unlike some other GTAH communities, Hamilton Transit usage could return to pre-pandemic levels later this year. In the 2023 budget presentation for the...


Hamilton Planning staff bracing for the fallout from provincial housing legislation

Hamilton Planners are adding staff to deal with what is expected to be a slew of new development applications that will arise as...


Brown-bagging it with Hamilton Council

Hamilton’s new council is in the midst of budget deliberations as they wrestle with a threatened nearly seven percent tax hike coupled with...