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  • Remembrance of Marvin Caplan

    Remembrance of Marvin Caplan

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    With great sadness, I regret to inform you that Marvin Caplan, President of the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton Board of Directors, and good friend, died suddenly of a heart attack on January 31, 2017. Marvin served our community well over many years as a business leader, City Councillor, social development activist and …

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  • A rally took place at Hamilton city hall to top off the city

    A rally took place at Hamilton city hall to top off the city

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    By Patrick McDonald, SPRC Co-Op Student, Aldershot High School This week a rally in front of Hamilton City Hall reached its desired effect with council members arriving at a unanimous decision to ensure there is enough money for the Housing Stability Fund until the end of winter. After the emergency housing fund ran out of …

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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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  • 150 Stories: Celebrating Canada’s Sesquicentennial

    150 Stories: Celebrating Canada’s Sesquicentennial

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    150 Stories is an ongoing initiative of the Our Canada project in which the CRRF publishes one story per week for 150 weeks. Inspired by Canada‘s upcoming sesquicentennial, 150 Stories pays tribute to Canada‘s diversity, democratic principles and multiculturalism by telling the stories of remarkable Canadian individuals, organizations, initiatives and historic events. Click here for …

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  • Ontario Affordable Housing Strategy: Many small steps towards a big vision

    Ontario Affordable Housing Strategy: Many small steps towards a big vision

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    We are at a pivotal moment for affordable housing in Ontario. NIMBYism is slowing being replaced with an increase in community consensus that affordable housing contributes to great neighbourhoods and an understanding that most people will need some type of affordable housing at least once in their lives. In Hamilton we’re now seeing more residents …

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  • Express Entry

    Express Entry

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    Learn about Canada’s new immigration system for skilled professionals, presented by Radenka Lescesen, Immigrant Women’s Centre Thursday, May 28, 20151:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre150 Violet Drive, Hamilton Click here to download the flyer. For more information, contact: Vicky (905) 573-7663, Ext. 222Ahlam (905) 573-7663, Ext. 223Ghanwa (905) 546-4295

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