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  • Christina Walters is moving!

    Christina Walters is moving!

    By Don Jaffray After six years of exceptional service to the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton, first as an Administrative Assistant and then as Executive Assistant, Christina Walters has announced her resignation effective mid-summer.   Christina has been a key part of the SPRC staff team providing administrative support, technical know-how and first class …

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  • Annual General Meeting

    Annual General Meeting

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    The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting. Wednesday, June 19, 20134:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Waterfront Banquet & Conference Centre555 Bay Street North, Hamilton(Light refreshments will be served) Free parking, accessible by transit, and the venue is wheelchair accessible. Click here to download a PDF version …

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  • Positive Parenting Workshop

    Positive Parenting Workshop

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    The Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) in partnership with the Immigrant Women’s Centre (IWC) are holding a workshop on Positive Parenting: Positive Discipline and Communication. Tuesday, May 28th, 20131:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Riverdale Community Centre150 Violet Drive, Hamilton Join us for a Mothers’ Day celebration afterwards! Click here to download a PDF version …

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  • May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia

    May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia

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    HAMILTON POSITIVE SPACE COLLABORATIVE MARKS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, MAY 17th, 2013 Fighting the constant barrage of homophobia in social media is the focus of this year’s International Day Against Homo-bi-transphobia. The Hamilton Positive Space Collaborative (HPSC), made up of local organizations from community services, health and education, has been tweeting about it since the …

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  • Urban Arts Initiative Planning Forum

    Urban Arts Initiative Planning Forum

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    Community Arts for Street-Involved Youth With support from Sketch, the UAI is holding a community planning forum to reach out to the community to connect with their ideas, knowledge, and experiences in order to build upon our emerging and exciting work. Thursday, May 30th, 20135:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Urban Arts Initiative126 James Street North For more …

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  • Fewer Hamiltonians took part in national survey

    Fewer Hamiltonians took part in national survey

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    By Joanna Frketich Only about 65 per cent of Hamilton households responded to a Statistics Canada survey used to plan social policy and determine funding. That is well under the national response rate of 69 per cent. “The concern for Hamilton is that our response rate is lower than the national average,” said local social planner Sara …

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