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  • Hamilton Activists Urge Holding ‘Day of Action’ Protests

    Hamilton Activists Urge Holding ‘Day of Action’ Protests

    Labour members, poverty activists, and environmentalists are looking to the past to revive an attitude of protest to get politicians and business leaders to listen to their pleas of help seriously. Over 16 years ago, about 120,000 people jammed the downtown streets of Hamilton to protest the Mike Harris-led Tory provincial government for waging a war against society’s most vulnerable.

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  • Welcome to our New Website

    Welcome to our New Website

    The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) is pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. On behalf of all of us here at SPRC, welcome! We encourage you to explore the new site and complete this short feedback survey: SPRC Website Feedback Survey

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  • Hamilton Reacts to Law Protecting Transgender People

    Hamilton Reacts to Law Protecting Transgender People

    Hamilton’s LGBTQ community have one more thing to be proud of this Pride Week.

    The amendment to the Ontario Human Rights Code prohibiting discrimination against transgender people passed at the provincial legislature Wednesday morning.

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  • Push Continues for a Living Wage in Hamilton

    Push Continues for a Living Wage in Hamilton

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    Ask Marissa Deacon how she feels about the concept of a living wage, and her reaction is sudden and effusive.

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  • SPRC Bulletin: Trends in Children & Seniors

    SPRC Bulletin: Trends in Children & Seniors

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    On June 5th, the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton released the newest bulletin in our series about Hamilton’s Social Landscape. This edition focuses on 2011 Census data released about children and seniors in our community.

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