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  • Caplan to be honoured at cabaret fundraiser

    Caplan to be honoured at cabaret fundraiser

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      The Beth Jacob Synagogue is inviting Hamiltonians to an evening of dance and music in honour of Marvin Caplan. The west-end synagogue is hosting a concert that both memorializes Caplan, a businessman and former city councillor, and raises money for Tastebuds, Hamilton’s city-wide student nutrition program. Click here to read the entire article. Article …

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  • Tastebuds Cabaret

    Tastebuds Cabaret

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    TASTEBUDS CABARET Marvin Caplan Memorial Community Concert Click here to download the event flyer January 21, 2018 6:30 – 9:00 pm Beth Jacob Synagogue 375 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton Online Tickets: $15 Performances From: – Mixed Blessings – Niagara Jhankaar – Canadian Dance Company – Not Just Another Dance Studio Emcee: Deirdre Pike Proceeds support Tastebuds, …

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  • Number of visible minorities in Hamilton has doubled over last 2 decades

    Number of visible minorities in Hamilton has doubled over last 2 decades

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    Hamilton’s visible minority population has more than doubled over the last 20 years, new data shows, now making up 18.6 per cent of the total population in the city. According to the results of the 2016 census, there are now 100,055 people who identify as visible minorities in Hamilton. The largest groups are South Asian, Black, Chinese …

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  • Hamilton-Burlington immigration not keeping pace with Ontario: StatsCan

    Hamilton-Burlington immigration not keeping pace with Ontario: StatsCan

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    The share of immigrants in Hamilton remained steady at nearly one-quarter of the population, according to 2016 census figures released Wednesday. But Hamilton’s immigrant proportion has not kept up with a growth in immigrants coming to Ontario, according to an analysis of the census numbers by the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC). The …

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  • Poverty Reduction fund

    Poverty Reduction fund

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    As the province announces millions in funding in an effort to eliminate poverty, a Hamilton anti-poverty group says there is still work to be done and hungry mouths to be fed. “We know that families that are food insecure have had to make tough choices, in many cases having to pay other bills instead of …

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  • Hamilton anti-poverty group asks Ontarians to reveal the contents of their fridge

    Hamilton anti-poverty group asks Ontarians to reveal the contents of their fridge

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    Hamilton Organizing for Poverty Elimination (H.O.P.E.) is encouraging residents to pop open their fridge and snap a picture for Premier Kathleen Wynne. The empty fridges, empty promises campaign is an effort to send a clear visual to the Ontario government of what a single person living on Ontario Works is able to put on the …

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