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Take it Outside!

Don’t let the frigid temperatures put you off – getting outside during the winter can be both enjoyable and therapeutic, as long as you do it right. With that in mind, Jason Allen gives a few tips, tricks and words of wisdom on hitting the trails and making…
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Love it or hate it, Jackson Square matters

Hamilton’s downtown retail and office complex is perhaps the city’s most controversial development. But at 50 years old, Jackson Square is embracing what makes it unique. It’s likely a safe bet that few Hamiltonians feel ambivalent about Jackson Square.  There are two distinct camps: those with fond memories…
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For the Love of Hamilton

This regular HAMILTON CITY Magazine feature will highlight people, from all walks of life, who have embraced Hamilton as their new home. Kathryn Lee was born and raised in Ancaster but left for the bright lights of Toronto in her 20s. She would eventually return, lured back by…
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Part 2 of 2023 and beyond: An interview with Mayor Andrea Horwath

In this second installment, HCM’s Jeff Martin explores key issues with Mayor Andrea Horwath, including the perceived culture of secrecy within council and the need to move toward greater transparency and cultural change at City Hall. She also elaborates on the importance of Hamilton’s farmland…
Arts + Culture

Winter escapes

There are plenty of arts-related events in the city to chase away those winter blues and get you out and about this January and February. Here are but six to get you started! Classical Beatlemania Get a little help from your friends at…
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2023 and beyond: An interview with Mayor Andrea Horwath

HCM’s Jeff Martin sat down with Mayor Andrea Horwath to gain insight into her vision and key priorities for the coming term for the new Hamilton city council. She discussed the issues and challenges that she and council will be dealing with this year, including a new budget.