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What Hamilton needs from the winner of the provincial election

Ontario voters will elect a new provincial government Thursday. Polls show the Ontario PC party in the lead, with the NDP in close second.

Whoever wins, Hamilton will come to them with a proverbial wish list. Here's some of what's on it. 

A better transit system

The city needs as much as $300 million in investment in...
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City recommends ‘Waterfront Shores’ consortium to buy, redevelop Pier 8

Hamilton is poised to negotiate the sale and redevelopment of Pier 8 into a new 1,300-home harbourfront community with the Waterfront Shores consortium.

Councillors considered the results of the high-profile Request For Proposal process behind closed doors Wednesday before emerging to announce they had endorsed the staff-recommended developer out of four bidding consortiums.

City project lead Chris...

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Hamilton supports Waterfront Shores proposal to turn Pier 8 into a 'jewel'

An ambitious plan to turn the concrete slab that currently makes up most of Hamilton's Pier 8 into a residential area bristling with condominiums where "all streets lead to the water" has been selected by councillors.  

Members of the Planning and Economic Development committee endorsed the proposal from the Waterfront Shores Corporation to make it the developer who will transform...

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