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  • More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

    More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

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    Despite an increase in funding, the crisis continues, a new report shows Supporting Our Sisters saved Tamara Hinds’ life. Without her son and help from the wraparound program for women experiencing homelessness, the 47-year-old said she “wouldn’t be here” today. “Literally — not just homeless,” she told a Spectator editorial board meeting Monday. Hinds, who …

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  • Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

    Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

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    Increase in age of protection is just one step in extending services to more young people, says Rocco Gizzarelli When does a child become an adult? As anyone who has experience with teenagers will know, 16- and 17-year-olds are in transition, often exhibiting maturity and independence, but not yet ready for the demands and expectations …

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  • Basic Income Town Hall

    Basic Income Town Hall

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    Did you know a basic income is coming to Hamilton? Or that 1,000 Hamilton residents will be participating in a basic income pilot project? Want to learn more about a basic income? Or find out if you’re eligible for the 3-year pilot? Join us! Monday, May 29 7:00 – 9:00 pm Hamilton Public Library – …

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  • The Blessing of Co-Existence

    The Blessing of Co-Existence

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    Interfaith Prayer Service In response to recent expressions of violence within the Hamilton community, particularly of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, Hamilton Faith Communities in Action (HFCA) recognizes the importance of strengthening our community in hopeful collaboration and prayer.  To this end, HFCA extends a warm invitation for you to join in “The Blessing of Co-Existence”, an …

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  • Hamilton land trust to secure first property for affordable housing

    Hamilton land trust to secure first property for affordable housing

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    By Molly Hayes The Hamilton Community Land Trust is on track to get its first piece of property thanks to a gift from the city. The city acquired the land at 278 Wilson St. in the Lansdale neighbourhood after a home on the property was destroyed in a fire more than 15 years ago. It …

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  • Gender identity focus of Hamilton storytelling event

    Gender identity focus of Hamilton storytelling event

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    By Molly Hayes An upcoming symposium aims to explore the fluidity of gender. Award-winning author and storyteller Ivan Coyote will be at Mills Hardware Saturday night — joined by singer-songwriter Kate Reid — for a lively and entertaining exploration of gender identity and inclusion. While the event is geared toward youth and their families, anyone …

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