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  • Healthy Eating Within a Budget

    Healthy Eating Within a Budget

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    Info session for the community on how to eat healthy food within your budget. Presented by Community Food Advisors Program through Public Health. Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Riverdale Community Centre 150 Violet Drive, Hamilton Refreshments and childcare available. Space is limited. Click here to download the flyer for more information. …

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  • Early response rate for census ‘slightly better’ than expected: Statistics Canada

    Early response rate for census ‘slightly better’ than expected: Statistics Canada

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    By Tavia Grant Many Canadians fell over themselves with excitement when census forms landed on their doorsteps last week, posting pictures of census selfies and lamenting if they didn’t get the long form. Not everyone, however, has rushed to fill out their forms. Several days past Census Day, the day by which Statistics Canada had …

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  • Frontenac County summit on rural housing conditions, poverty addresses several pertinent issues

    Frontenac County summit on rural housing conditions, poverty addresses several pertinent issues

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    By Craig Bakay News — “Homelessness was not a word I used — housing security and poverty were easier to start a conversation about,” consultant Kim Allen told the Summit on Rural Poverty in Frontenac County in Sharbot Lake Friday. Allen was commissioned by Northern Frontenac Community Services and South Frontenac Community Services Corporation with …

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  • Orchard Park student, Stoney Creek Junior Citizen honouree Muneeb Muzaffar a champion for Riverdale

    Orchard Park student, Stoney Creek Junior Citizen honouree Muneeb Muzaffar a champion for Riverdale

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    By Mike Pearson Even while making plans to move away for university, Muneeb Muzaffar remains committed to making his Riverdale neighbourhood a better place. Muzaffar, the Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Citizen of the Year, is laying the groundwork for other teens to continue his community building work. The 17-year-old Orchard Park Secondary School …

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  • Moving Beyond the Basics

    Moving Beyond the Basics

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    AN ADVANCED WORKSHOP ABOUT SEXUAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE USE, STBBIs AND RELATED STIGMA Are you a health or social service provider? Do you engage directly with clients or patients at risk of or living with sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs)? You are invited to participate in a FREE workshop exploring STBBI-related stigma. During this workshop, …

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  • South Mountain small grants program to fund community initiatives

    South Mountain small grants program to fund community initiatives

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    By Natalie Paddon Murals. Community gardens. Neighbourhood festivals. These are the types of ideas south Mountain residents in the Butler, Barnstown and Chappel East and West neighbourhoods could put forward as part of a newly-launched small grants program. Social housing providers Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes Inc., Victoria Park Community Homes Inc. and McGivney Community …

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