Written by Sevaun Palvetzian and Keanin Loomis
Published in the Hamilton Spectator
It’s no secret that there is a lot to be excited about in Hamilton at the moment. And, due to the booming arts and culture scene, the innovators and entrepreneurs that are attracted to our high quality of life and clear potential, the increased trade in and out of our ports, the considerable life sciences expertise that is clustered here, the way in which McMaster and Mohawk have established themselves as best-in-class institutions, and the $1-billion injection into the economic and cultural heart of our community that LRT represents, we now have a future as bright as this city’s remarkable past.
Hamilton is truly earning its status as a coanchor in Canada’s most dynamic regional economy, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
But like other parts of the region, Hamilton is also facing big challenges that are likely to get worse before they get better. For Hamilton and our larger region to truly move forward together, we need to get the building blocks — our infrastructure — back on a solid foundation.
In response to this opportunity CivicAction, working with Deloitte, and in partnership with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, gathered together a group of local civic leaders from across the public and private sector.
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