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  • People living in tents at Barton/Tiffany reflects a growing crisis: advocates

    People living in tents at Barton/Tiffany reflects a growing crisis: advocates

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    It’s eviction day for the people who have been living in tents on a vacant brownfield lot near Hamilton’s waterfront. And while none of them are around Wednesday morning, there are remnants of them everywhere. An excavator carries their former belongings out to a dumpster. There are sweaters and bicycle parts. There’s a suitcase, and a plastic floor …

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  • Joint Eid, Canada Day celebration aims to squash Islamophobia

    Joint Eid, Canada Day celebration aims to squash Islamophobia

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    A message of peace is what members of Hamilton’s Muslim community wanted to share at a combined Eid and Canada Day celebration Sunday in Riverdale. Hamilton’s Muslim community invited the Riverdale neigbourhood to festivities at the community centre as a way to connect people of various backgrounds that make up the area. It was also used as an opportunity to dismantle stereotypes of Islam. …

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