Allison Maxted

Allison Maxted

Allison has recently completed an MA in Planning: Urban Development at the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP). She has a background in community development and urban research including as a Coordinator for Kitchener's Festival of Neighbourhoods and a volunteer for the Collingwood Neighbourhood House in Vancouver. Allison is currently working with a team of volunteers to develop a community land trust that will aid the equitable revitalisation of downtown Hamilton.

100in1Day Kenilworth Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the Hamilton Community Land Trust is partnering with the Kenilworth Revitalization Team to host a 100in1Day workshop! Register here What is 100in1Day? 100in1Day is a global festival of civic engagement that is coming to Hamilton for the first time this year. On Saturday, June 6th, 2015, over 100 urban […]

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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 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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April 2 Launch Stream Online via Joey Coleman

We were fortunate to have Joey Coleman, Hamilton’s independent journalist, live stream and record our public launch event on Wednesday, April 2nd.  If you were unable to make it to the launch, and are interested in what was presented, you can follow this link to Mr. Coleman’s website, where there is a 45 minute video […]

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Why Hamilton Needs a Community Land Trust

We’ve had a lot of support from the Hamilton press this week.  CBC Hamilton’s Samantha Craggs interviewed HCLT Coordinator Allison Maxted to get the scoop on our launch tonight: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/why-hamilton-needs-a-community-land-trust-1.2594761

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Launch Event this Wednesday!

It is just two days before the Hamilton Community Land Trust Launch this Wednesday (April 2) at LIUNA Station (King George Ballroom). We are so thrilled with the response from the community so far and are really looking forward to sharing what we have been working on. Although the guest list for the event is currently maxed out, Joey […]

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Launch Event Full

The idea of a Community Land Trust in Hamilton has gained so much ground in the past three weeks that we have to announce that our Launch Event at Liuna Station on April 2nd is now FULL.

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