Hamilton’s Mohawk College Offers Game Design Program Amid Global Gaming Boom – Hamilton

Mohawk College will use the backdrop of Hamilton’s Comic Con event this weekend to recruit students for a three-year game design program. The learning facility will offer a Game-Design Advanced Diploma program to take advantage of the expansion in the game design industry expected in the Greater Hamilton region in the coming years. Angela Stukator, … Read more

Hamilton clashes with West Nile virus risk assessment after first human case confirmed – Hamilton

Hamilton Public Health (HPH) has confirmed the city’s first West Nile virus case in a human being for 2022, prompting the medical officer of health to raise the city’s risk rating from moderate to high. The case now matches the only case the city revealed in 2021 and continues a trend of at least a … Read more

Infectious disease expert suggests focus on routine vaccinations amid polio resurgence – Hamilton

A Hamilton-based infectious disease expert suggests Canada and local health authorities are stepping up their efforts to promote polio immunization amid a recent surge in the virus’s detection in Western countries. Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University Dr. Dawn Bowdish told 900 CHMLs Billy Kelly show that the condition, which was eradicated … Read more

Top doc says Hamiltonians still need to ‘pay attention’ to COVID amid new wave – Hamilton

Hamiltonians may want to move past COVID-19 after nearly two years off and with restrictions to deal with the condition, but the city’s top doc says it’s just not over yet. Ontario’s Scientific Table shares that forecast with data from late June, shared on social media last week, showing that wastewater signals, test positivity and … Read more