Andrea Horwath
Affordable Housing

Horwath Using 'Strong Mayor Powers' To Turn Hamilton Parking Lot Into Housing

Ontario’s mayors haven’t been shy to use their new(ish) strong mayor powers – and Andrea Horwath is no exception.


Mississauga, Hamilton-Burlington, Waterloo, Simcoe Realtors Merge Under New Association

The new 'Cornerstone Association of Realtors' will be the second-largest real estate board in Ontario when it launches on July 1.

Real Estate News

Hamilton Asks RCMP To Include Urban Boundary Expansions In Greenbelt Investigation

Councillors have voted in favour of a motion requesting the RCMP look into the Province’s decision to open up 2,200 hectares of Hamilton's rural areas for housing development.

Real Estate News

Hamilton Makes Largest Housing Accelerator Fund Agreement To Date

​The City of Hamilton will receive over $93M from the federal government's Housing Accelerator Fund to fast-track the building of 2,600 homes.

Development Projects

$181M Affordable Housing Investment Announced for Hamilton, $24M for Ottawa

New federal and provincial government investments will help to create 635 affordable housing units in Hamilton and Ottawa.


A Detached House Under $300K? Nudist Resort Asks Potential Buyers to Bare it All for Deal

Sat on a tree-lined corner lot, the two-storey Hamilton house is asking $289,900, but it comes with one major catch: You have to be a nudist.


Sotheby's Opens Newest Southern Ontario Office in Hamilton

Sotheby's International Realty Canada has announced the opening of its new office in Hamilton, bringing luxury real estate to the city.


Six Months of GO Train Service Cuts to Begin in September

GO Train riders taking the Lakeshore West line should brace themselves for six months of service cuts, including trains that travel one stop.


Extreme Heat Effects Worse for Immigrants and Low-Income Neighbourhoods

Marginalized communities are most likely to be impacted by heat waves, according to a new interactive data tool.

Real Estate News

Hamilton Pilot Program Sees High School Students Restore Affordable Rentals

Habitat for Humanity has teamed up with CityHousing Hamilton for a pilot project that offers two notable benefits for the local community.


Metrolinx to Tear Down 13 More Buildings for Hamilton LRT Build

The Hamilton LRT has been a long time coming, and Metrolinx is finally making moves to bring the transit system to fruition.

Development Projects

45-Storey Tower Planned For Hamilton Waterfront to be Tallest in the City

Hamilton is gearing up for a new tower along its waterfront that would be the tallest in the city, but not all residents are enthused.