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January Newsletter: 2015 Review, January Workshops

Year in Review As the new year sets in, it’s important to look back on what was a very crucial year for the Hamilton Community Land Trust (HamiltonCLT). With real estate values and rents rising around us, 2015 brought a new sense of urgency to our work. Fortunately, the year also brought increased capacity and […]

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Land Trust Visioning Workshops

We are pleased to announce that the Hamilton Community Land Trust (HamiltonCLT) is hosting a series of public workshops in January 2016. The main goals of these workshops are to establish priorities and brainstorm projects for the land trust. At the workshops participants will: Learn about HamiltonCLT and hear an update on what we’ve accomplished […]

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June Newsletter: 100in1Day, I Wish this Was, Planners’ Network

100in1Day Hamilton 100in1Day is a global festival of civic engagement that came to Hamilton for the first time this year on June 6th with sponsorship by Evergreen. HamiltonCLT partnered with this initiative that worked with residents and organizations to bring 118 urban interventions to the city, all on the same day. Urban interventions are simple, […]

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Hamilton Community Land Trust Awarded Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

The Hamilton Community Land Trust (HCLT) is pleased to announce our receipt of an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant in the amount of $75,900. This grant will build the HCLT’s capacity over the next year to identify neighbourhood land-use priorities, pursue land acquisition opportunities, and establish partnerships for the development of real estate projects that will […]

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Hamilton Community Land Trust Winter 2015 Update

Hello, HCLT supporters! We hope you are enjoying the slightly warmer weather and remember that spring is just around the corner. In the meantime, we have some good news to help warm your bones. We are a Non-Profit! We are pleased to announce that the Hamilton Community Land Trust has received approval from the Ontario […]

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Why have a CLT in our community?

It’s undeniable that Hamilton is undergoing a transformation from an one-time industrial powerhouse that fell on hard times, to a dynamic and diverse post-industrial economy. Like other cities that have seen radical change and urban renewal in a short period, ours now faces as many challenges as it does opportunities: like responsibly dealing with the […]

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Hamilton Community Land Trust Fall 2014 Update

We’re a little late in getting a quarterly update to you, but we wanted to wait until we could share with you our exciting news: We have applied to Incorporate! That’s right! We are pleased to announce that we have submitted our application for incorporation as a nonprofit to the Province of Ontario. Thanks to […]

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Hamilton Community Land Trust Summer 2014 Update

Good Morning HCLT Supporters, It’s been a busy and productive few months since our April 2nd launch at LIUNA station. Our apologies for the lack of regular communication, but rest-assured our hard-working volunteers have been busy behind-the-scenes helping to make the vision of a community land trust in Hamilton a reality. We’ve made it our […]

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Thank You: HCLT Launch

On behalf of volunteers and organizers, thank you to everyone who participated in last Wednesday’s Hamilton Community Land Trust launch at LIUNA Station! More than 120 engaged Hamiltonians came together to hear about the ways a CLT can protect and steward land for community-directed uses such as gardens, parks, community centres, and affordable housing. The […]

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