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  • How Hamilton can become a more senior-friendly community

    How Hamilton can become a more senior-friendly community

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    By Malcolm Buchanan Saturday, Oct. 1, is the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. The International Day of Older Persons was proclaimed in 1982 by the United Nations General Assembly reaffirming its commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights, and called for the elimination of age discrimination, neglect, abuse and violence. The …

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  • Motherisk Commission Outreach & Information Session

    Motherisk Commission Outreach & Information Session

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    Please join us for an important community information session on behalf of the Motherisk Commission. Does your agency work with someone who may have been affected by a Motherisk hair test? If yes, the Motherisk Commission may be able to help. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:30 — 11:30 AM Bagshaw Auditorium, Third Floor, First Place 350 King …

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  • Radical social housing redevelopment pitched for Hamilton’s east end

    Radical social housing redevelopment pitched for Hamilton’s east end

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    Developers propose working with CityHousing on huge mix of social housing, townhouses, condos By Matthew Van Dongen CityHousing Hamilton is exploring an unprecedented east end redevelopment pitch to transform Roxborough school and nearby social housing into a mixed-income community of hundreds of townhomes, apartment units and condos. The public-private vision is being floated by developers …

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  • The changing face of Hamilton: Visible minorities leading the way

    The changing face of Hamilton: Visible minorities leading the way

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    By Steve Buist With a heritage of English and Scottish names like Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Flamborough, it’s perhaps not surprising that nearly half of the city’s people have their origins in the British Isles. But the face of Hamilton is changing. Nearly one in four Hamiltonians under age 15 are members of a visible …

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  • The changing face of Hamilton: No longer the city of immigrants

    The changing face of Hamilton: No longer the city of immigrants

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    Hamilton’s demographics are changing with the new generation — only a quarter of all residents are from outside Canada now By Steve Buist It’s funny sometimes how hard it is to shake old perceptions once the reality has changed. With its rich tradition of Italian festivals, Portuguese bakeries and Asian restaurants, Hamilton seems like a …

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  • Hamilton hiring manager to lead urban aboriginal strategy

    Hamilton hiring manager to lead urban aboriginal strategy

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    By Teviah Moro The city is hiring a senior project manager to roll out an urban aboriginal strategy meant to dovetail with calls for action flowing from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Local stakeholders are calling the move a positive step toward bridging gaps between municipal services and the more than 15,000 aboriginals in Hamilton, …

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