Close Alert Banner. Bell FleetNet - Ontario Provincial Government Zone 1 Motorola Type II SmartZone : Ontario Provincial Government Agencies such as the OPP, MOH, MTO and MNR use this trunking system for their operations. The gallery has over 9,000 works in its permanent collection that focus on three areas: 19th century European, Historical Canadian and Contemporary Canadian.[53]. Advocates of the aerotropolis proposal, now known as the Airport Employment Growth District, tout it as a solution to the city's shortage of employment lands. [16] Official city status was achieved on June 9, 1846, by an act of Parliament of the Province of Canada. As per the 2016 census, the Francophone community maintains a population of 6,760, while 30,530 residents, or 5.8% of the city's population, have knowledge of both official languages. HCPH Vaccine Registration. To perform professionally the statutory duties of County Auditor with integrity, Please fill out this form to register for vaccine distribution through Hamilton County Public Health. [27], Hamilton is in Southern Ontario on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula and wraps around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario; most of the city, including the downtown section, is on the south shore. The English language school boards are represented by trustees elected from wards in Hamilton. [21] John Ryckman, born in Barton township (where present day downtown Hamilton is), described the area in 1803 as he remembered it: "The city in 1803 was all forest. [78] On September 17, 2014, US Steel Canada announced it was applying for bankruptcy protection and it would close its Hamilton operations. The airport's air cargo sector has 24–7 operational capability and strategic geographic location, allowing its capacity to increase by 50% since 1996; 91,000 metric tonnes (100,000 tons) of cargo passed through the airport in 2002. The Hamilton Asylum for the Insane began operation in 1876 on 529 acres of land with 202 patients. The town of Hamilton was conceived by George Hamilton (a son of a Queenston entrepreneur and founder, Robert Hamilton), when he purchased farm holdings of James Durand,[14] the local Member of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, shortly after the War of 1812. The CCMA works with marginalized populations and combines new media services with arts education and skills development programming. [40]. Hamilton is in the geographic centre of the Golden Horseshoe. Effective 6/01/2020, the Hamilton County Probate Court will begin to transition back to reopening to the public as the “Shelter-In-Place” order issued by the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Governor’s Office has been lifted. The Criminal Code of Canada is the chief piece of legislation defining criminal conduct and penalty. [66][67] The 109th championship game of the Canadian Football League, the Grey Cup, is scheduled to be played in Hamilton in 2021.[68]. [74] The phrase was first used by Westinghouse President Herbert H. Rogge in a speech to the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, on January 12, 1954. Visit the Health Department's Connect With Us page for a list of COVID-19 resources in Hamilton County.. [120][121], Hamilton is a sister city with Flint, Michigan, and its young amateur athletes compete in the CANUSA Games, held alternatively in the two cities since 1958. Explore festivals, museums, galleries, restaurants, trails, and waterfalls. Welcome to the website of the Township of Hamilton where you can find recent news, upcoming events, and information about the Township. The Metro area has a population of over 721,000 people . The Hamilton County Clerk of Courts is committed to maintaining essential operations while following the guidance of public health officials and the Administrative Orders of the Courts regarding COVID-19: • The Hamilton County Common Pleas and Municipal Courts Administrative Orders More two and three-storey townhouses and apartments will be built on downtown lots; small condos will be built on vacant spaces in areas such as Dundas, Ainslie Wood and Westdale to accommodate newly retired seniors; and more retail and commercial zones will be created. About the Clerk. Hamilton District Christian High School, Rehoboth Christian High School and Guido de Bres Christian High School are independent Christian high schools in the area. The shores of the bay were difficult to reach or see because they were hidden by a thick, almost impenetrable mass of trees and undergrowth ... Bears ate pigs, so settlers warred on bears. Other religions with significant populations include Islam (3.7%), Buddhist (0.9%), Sikh (0.8%), Hindu (0.8%), and Jewish (0.7%). Please contact the Treasurer at with your questions. Cash Balance is: $122,782,491.35 Hamilton is home to 26,330 immigrants who arrived in Canada between 2001 and 2010 and 13,150 immigrants who arrived between 2011 and 2016. Hamilton bid for the Commonwealth Games in 2010 but lost to New Delhi. [90], The most described religion in Hamilton is Christianity although other religions brought by immigrants are also growing. Hamilton's current mayor is Fred Eisenberger, elected on October 22, 2018 to a third term. The Hamilton Reserve Barracks on Pier Nine houses the naval reserve division HMCS Star, 23 Service Battalion and the 23 Field Ambulance. We invite you to be part of the solution and give back to the animals who give us so much. [29] The first aboriginals to settle in the Hamilton area called the bay Macassa, meaning "beautiful waters". [63] Flint and Hamilton hold the distinction of having the oldest continuous sister-city relationship between a U.S. and Canadian city, since 1957. Its strategic importance has created, by Canadian standards, a rich military history which the city preserves. Bradley J. Seitz Jury Commissioner. Counter clockwise from the top: View of Downtown Hamilton from Sam Lawrence Park. All Services Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hamilton, from the point at which it was first colonized by settlers, has benefited from its geographical proximity to major land and water transportation routes along the Niagara Peninsula and Lake Ontario. The area from Oshawa, Ontario around the west end of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, with Hamilton at its centre, is known as the Golden Horseshoe and had a population of approximately 8.1 million people in 2006. It appears you are trying to access this site using an outdated browser. Hillfield Strathallan College is on the West Hamilton mountain and is a CAIS member, non-profit school for children from early Montessori ages through grade twelve and has around 1,300 students. In 1846, there were useful roads to many communities as well as stagecoaches and steamboats to Toronto, Queenston, and Niagara. The city is served by the Hamilton Health Sciences hospital network of five hospitals with more than 1,100 beds: Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital, McMaster University Medical Centre (which includes McMaster Children's Hospital), St. Peter's Hospital and West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. 1000 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Intercity public transportation, including frequent service to Toronto, is provided by GO Transit. A reading room provided access to newspapers from other cities and from England and the U.S. The French language school boards are represented by one trustee each from Hamilton and the surrounding area. [109] The Conseil scolaire Viamonde operates one elementary and one secondary school (École secondaire Georges-P.-Vanier), and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud operates two elementary schools and one secondary school. Your official guide to must-visit attractions, dining and outdoor adventure in Hamilton. A member of the Iroquois Confederacy provided the route and name for Mohawk Road, which originally included King Street in the lower city. Other denominations include the United Church (6.5%), Anglican (6.4%), Presbyterian (3.1%), Christian Orthodox (2.9%), and other denominations (9.8%). In pre-colonial times, the Neutral First Nation used much of the land but were gradually driven out by the Five (later Six) Nations (Iroquois) who were allied with the British against the Huron and their French allies. [23] Population and economic growth continued until the 1960s. works with donors and not-for-profit organizations to improve and enhance our community for those that call Hamilton County home. The Hamilton Literacy Council is a non-profit organization that provides basic (grades 1–5 equivalent) training in reading, writing, and math to English-speaking adults. Though suffering through the Hamilton Street Railway strike of 1906, with industrial businesses expanding, Hamilton's population doubled between 1900 and 1914. Hamilton has an active theatre scene, with the professional company Theatre Aquarius, plus long-time amateur companies, the Players' Guild of Hamilton and Hamilton Theatre Inc.. Meet Aftab Pureval; General Information. Hamilton is representated in the Parliament of Canada by five Members of Parliament. [71], In addition to team sports, Hamilton is home to an auto race track, Flamboro Speedway and Canada's fastest half-mile harness horse racing track, Flamboro Downs. 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The Hamilton Police Service is chiefly responsible for the enforcement of federal and provincial law. We are continually updating and expanding our website, so please e-mail me if you have any suggestions or comments. Both HDCH and Guido de Brès participate in the city's interscholastic athletics. Hamilton also plays a major role in Ontario's marine shipping industry as the Port of Hamilton is Ontario's busiest port handling between 9 to 12 million tonnes of cargo annually. Every animal deserves a second chance at love — and life. One exception is on early spring afternoons; when colder than air lake temperatures keep shoreline areas significantly cooler, under the presence of an east or north-east onshore flow. [111], The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts is home to many of the area's talented young actors, dancers, musicians, singers and visual artists. [116] The closest other international airport to Hamilton is Toronto Pearson International Airport, located northeast of the city in Mississauga. Based on station coordinates provided by Environment Canada, climate data for was recorded near downtown Hamilton from January 1866 to August 1958, and April 1950 to present at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Welcome and enjoy our visitor information for future travel planning. [65] The museum hosts an annual induction event in a week-long celebration that includes school visits, a golf tournament, a formal induction dinner and concludes with the Hall of Fame game involving the local CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Tim Hortons Field. HSHC is proud to be a shelter that does not discriminate against pit bulls (or any other breed). Hamilton's climate is humid-continental, characterized by changeable weather patterns. [76] After nearly declaring bankruptcy, Stelco returned to profitability in 2004. Each school board is governed by trustees. Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval. [118] Other buildings under Hamilton Health Sciences include Juravinski Cancer Centre, Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, and the West End Clinic and Urgent Care Centre. Although Oxford County and the District Municipality of Muskoka are not called regions, they are defined as regional municipalities under Part 1, Section 1 of the Ontario Municipal Act, 2001. They finished their inaugural season as champions of the league. The works are owned and maintained by the city. In 2007, we created the Pit Bull Angel Program to recognize those in the community who provide forever homes, foster homes, financial support to cover their cost of care and advocate for the breed. The Hamilton County Auditor's Book-Plat-Parcel Number is furnished by the Hamilton County Recorder's Office, and must be accepted and used by the recipient with the understanding that the Hamilton County Recorder's Office makes no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this number. Wentworth County, area 269,057 acres (1,089 km 2), is a historic county in the Canadian province of Ontario. Search through a database of current inmates in the Hamilton County Jail. Calvin Christian School, Providence Christian School and Timothy Christian School are independent Christian elementary schools. [63] On November 7, 2009, in Guadalajara, Mexico, it was announced Toronto would host the 2015 Pan Am Games after beating out two rival South American cities, Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia. In Ontario, urban centres where there are at least 5000 Francophones, or where at least 10% of the population is francophone, are designated areas where bilingual provincial services have to be offered. $268,000 CAD View Details. We believe every dog should be evaluated on individual temperament and actions, not on breed. [36][37] Many of the parks are along the Niagara Escarpment, which runs from Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula in the north, to Queenston at the Niagara River in the south, and provides views of the cities and towns at Lake Ontario's western end. [38] Hamilton is home to more than 100 waterfalls and cascades, most of which are on or near the Bruce Trail as it winds through the Niagara Escarpment. [91], Environics Analytics, a geodemographic marketing firm that created 66 different "clusters" of people complete with profiles of how they live, what they think and what they consume, sees a future Hamilton with younger upscale Hamiltonians—who are tech savvy and university educated—choosing to live in the downtown and surrounding areas rather than just visiting intermittently. Browser Compatibility Notification. 4911 COUNTY RD. Hamilton County Health Department provides Immunizations, WIC care, Environmental Health issues, Diseases information and more. The airport's open, rural location and higher altitude (240m vs. 85m ASL downtown) results in lower temperatures, generally windier conditions, and higher snowfall amounts than lower, built-up areas of the city. Those with no religious affiliation accounted for 24.9% of the population. Hamilton Cemetery is the oldest, public burial ground in the city of Hamilton. Close Old Browser Notification. 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