Hamilton

Published On: June 15, 2021
After the outbreak at Hamilton’s Rececca Towers, residents had access to shots onsite — and they want others to have the same opportunity.
Published On: May 27, 2021
Hamilton’s new mobile health unit will soon be ready to receive patients. Even with cases falling, experts say, the facility plays an important part in the fight against COVID-19.
Published On: May 17, 2021
Hamilton has declared three outbreaks in multi-unit residential buildings — and that has tenants and experts concerned about the source of spread.
Published On: May 05, 2021
A new study shows many people want to improve their mental health through exercise — but poor mental health is a barrier. So what’s the solution?
Published On: May 03, 2021
Yet another conservation authority will consider permitting developers to displace some wetlands and build them elsewhere.
Published On: April 21, 2021
Renewable natural gas can be burned to produce electricity or used as fuel. Hamilton is doing both
Published On: April 15, 2021
Many Ontarians have questions about how the province decided on its priority areas. Public-health units do, too.
Published On: April 08, 2021
For some Ontario communities, density isn’t just a housing issue — it’s a burial issue, too.
Published On: March 31, 2021
More than a century apart, two pandemics revealed similar fault lines in the city — and that has advocates calling for change now and for any future pandemics.
Published On: March 29, 2021
As Hamilton grows, residents and politicians are questioning how to balance historical preservation with new development.
Published On: March 04, 2021
The City of Hamilton pays a living wage to all employees, with the exception of about 200 part-time student workers — and that has advocates calling for a raise.
Published On: February 17, 2021
TVO.org speaks with McMaster prof Ravi Selvaganapathy about how his team is tackling PPE recycling — and the larger issue of sustainability.
Published On: February 12, 2021
As the pandemic highlights the role of governments and politics, more Hamiltonians are turning out to voice their concerns.
Published On: February 01, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the McMaster University prof about mutations — and what Ontario should do to avoid a third wave with even higher case counts.
Published On: December 03, 2020
The Tories want to update legislation governing conservation authorities. Advocates — and Hamilton city council — say that the changes will make it harder to protect the environment.
Published On: October 08, 2020
Armed with pyrotechnics, lasers, and more, Michael von Kaitz patrols the waterfront to do his job for the city — scare Canada geese.
Published On: October 02, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Nicole Crimi about her new book, "Patty and the Pandemic," and what kids need to know about COVID-19.
Published On: July 14, 2020
TVO.org speaks with recent grad Michael Jobity about engineering, entrepreneurship — and what robotics and artificial intelligence can bring to music.