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City of Hamilton seeks public input on construction of new viewing platform at Albion Falls

City of Hamilton seeks public input on construction of new viewing platform at Albion Falls

The city of Hamilton is asking for public input about one of its most popular waterfalls. On Wednesday, the city launched a survey to gauge how much interest there would be in the construction of a new viewing platform at Albion Falls. The new access point would be on the south side of the falls in the city’s east end, and would also include stairs and elevated boardwalks and benches, as well as an east-west pedestrian crossover on Mountain Brow Boulevard. “The goal of this project is to provide a safe access that improves views of Albion Falls for […]

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Coronavirus: Downtown Hamilton pharmacy offering ‘drive-thru’ flu shots

Coronavirus: Downtown Hamilton pharmacy offering ‘drive-thru’ flu shots

A downtown Hamilton pharmacy is rethinking how it’s able to offer the flu vaccine to patients as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. The Pharmasave in the Medical Arts building on James Street South will be holding a drive-thru flu clinic in its parking lot between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Those who book an appointment can pull into a parking space at their designated time and sit in their vehicle with the door open or the window rolled down while a pharmacist gives them the shot. Read more: Paramedics hope to reach 6 times as many at-risk […]

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Lion’s Lair 2020: online paint store wins Hamilton innovation contest

Lion’s Lair 2020: online paint store wins Hamilton innovation contest

A Hamilton-based online paint store, which boasts being Canada’s first, has taken top prize with the Innovation Factory’s annual Lion’s Lair competition. The e-retailer picked up the $30,000 prize for providing a convenient online portal to 60 of the most popular colours of high-quality, made-in-Canada paints. CEO and co-founder Jill Torrance said the business model was helped along by the COVID-19 pandemic and a change in the way some people of have been shopping in the last seven months. Story continues below advertisement “Certainly with the current state of the world right now, more and more people want to do […]

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