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  • Motherisk Commission Information Session

    Motherisk Commission Information Session

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    This Tuesday, October 18, 9:30 – 11:30, the SPRC is assisting the Motherisk Commission in facilitating a community meeting to help find women in Hamilton who have been impacted by faulty drug testing during custody cases. Senior Social Planner, Deirdre Pike, included some details about the commission in a column for The Hamilton Spectator. Read …

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  • SPRC Celebrates – 50 Years of Creating Community Change

    SPRC Celebrates – 50 Years of Creating Community Change

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    The SPRC is celebrating 50 years of creating community change. Join us as we celebrate five decades of music, food, policy and planning. Thursday, October 27 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM *Anniversary celebration video launch and cake cutting will begin at 7:30 pm The Spice Factory 121 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON L8R 1G7 Download …

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  • Burned rooming home would have been inspected yearly if licensed

    Burned rooming home would have been inspected yearly if licensed

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    191 Grenfell, where 3 people died Saturday, was a previously reported unlicensed rooming house By Dave Beatty A rooming house at 191 Grenfell Street that burned on Saturday, killing three people, would have been subject to yearly fire inspections if it had been zoned properly and licensed as a lodging home. Over the past dozen years, …

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  • Domestic Assault Review Team of Oxford hosts popular training session on creating positive spaces for LGBTQ residents to feel safe

    Domestic Assault Review Team of Oxford hosts popular training session on creating positive spaces for LGBTQ residents to feel safe

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    By Megan Stacey There was the healthcare professional told by his bosses that he was “turning patients gay.” The woman who feared a friend and her same-sex partner would “influence” her children if she brought them to a social gathering. The person who demanded a room transfer because she believed a gay roommate would “rape …

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