Victoria Park Ice Rink !!

Good news Strathcona: In case you haven’t been by the park lately, we are pleased to announce that thanks to the hard work of Jonathan, Dave and Joey the Victoria Park skating rink is up and running once again.  Now that the ccccccold weather is behind us (knock on wood!) why not get out and enjoy the ice?  And in case you need some inspiration, check out this great photo collection put together by The Spec. http://www.thespec.com/photozone/478067 Happy skating!!!...

Code Red: Poverty by Postal Code

Strathcona Poverty by Postal Code: Will Neighbourhood Solutions Work in Hamilton? January 25th, Doors open at 6:30 pm, Lecture at 7 pm Hamilton Spectator Auditorium, 44 Frid Street, Hamilton Code Red Rx – Prescription for Healthy Neighbourhoods Speaker Series Dr. Jim Dunn Associate Professor, McMaster University Chair in Research on Urban Neighbourhoods, Community Health & Housing (CRUNCH) The Spectator’s Code Red Series and the Hamilton Community Foundation’s Vital Signs Report both show our City’s grim reality of poverty by postal code.  If wealth – and health – are defined by where we live, are neighbourhood-based approaches the answer?  McMaster researcher Dr. Jim Dunn shows us where they’ve been used, their pros and cons… and how they could work in Hamilton. COME TO LISTEN …. TO QUESTION …. AND TO ACT!  ALL WELOME!  FREE EVENT! PLEASE RSVP TO code_red_speaker@yahoo.ca. This lecture is the first in a series. Next up …. Neil Bradford on March 8, 2011. Visit...

Something In The Air?

Something in the Air? Thursday January 27, 7 p.m. Strathcona Elementary School 10 Lamoreaux St. (corner of Strathcona N. And Lamoreaux) Air pollution and climate change are two global challenges that have impacts right here in Strathcona. Brian Montgomery from the City of Hamilton will heat things up with a discussion of the the city’s greenhouse gas inventory (available at www.hamilton.ca/climatechange) and will gather our ideas to help Strathcona–and the entire city–take action. Jordan Fysh from Green Venture will take on the topic of air pollution–what’s in the air we’re breathing, what it means to our families and community, and what the city is doing about it, including a mobile air monitoring program that will be measuring air quality in our...

Culture

Strathcona Building the City?s first Cultural Policy and Plan ~ All Hamilton residents are invited to participate in building the city’s first cultural policy and plan The City of Hamilton is undertaking a comprehensive approach to develop a Cultural Policy and Plan. This is a multi-phased project which will result in the following outcomes: identify cultural resources in Hamilton identify potential opportunities for the development of culture clarify the City’s vision and role with respect to culture develop a Cultural Policy and related principles develop a Cultural Plan with comprehensive strategies, goals and objectives. Go to http://www.hamilton.ca/loveyourcity for more information and to complete the on-line survey about cultural life in Hamilton You can also Subscribe to receive updates – send an email to culture@hamilton.ca with the subject line “Subscribe to receive Culture...

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