There is a group protesting at City Hall advocating for a reduction to police funding and re-allocation of those funds to housing. They have been camped out on the forecourt of City Hall since November 23rd, and have promised not to leave until their demands have been met.Continue reading "To The Point"
Crown Point based author and journalist, Paul Weinberg, has edited a book of essays about Hamilton. RECLAIMING HAMILTON: ESSAYS FROM THE NEW AMBITIOUS CITY, brings together a series of contributors, many familiar, to write about Hamilton in the context of change and progress. In his acknowledgements he writes he wanted a book about the “significant …Continue reading "Reclaiming Hamilton: A book review"
Background: Devan Bracci-Selvey, a former Sir Winston Churchill Secondary student, was killed outside of his school in front of his mother. He died in her arms. Devan had been a target of bullying since the beginning of the school year. This event was created shortly after his passing to honor him and to bring …Continue reading "2nd Annual Devan Selvey Festival"
Twice annually, the award winning Beautiful Alley’s team corals a city-wide list of volunteers in an effort to clean Hamilton’s alley’s, parks, and greenspaces. This year’s spring cleanup was officially cancelled due to Covid-19, but that didn’t stop volunteers form heading into their own back alley’s or local public spaces for a little impromptu spring …Continue reading "2020 Beautiful Alleys – Fall Edition"
When we attend a public event such as the one held by former HWDSB student trustee Ahoni Mehdi, we say your voice matters. We are taking what you are bringing to light seriously.Continue reading "To The Point"
This event was started as an opportunity for separated families to be able to enjoy a Halloween-like event, but it’s grown to welcome kids who are looking for any opportunity to dress up in costume, extended family who may miss Halloween with their favorite littles due to family conflict, or because work schedules leave you having to dig into your kids’ candy bags when you return from night shift in the morning.Continue reading "Pumpkin Prowl 2020"
It’s okay to cry. This are the tears you need today. Let your emotions flow with joy, hope, promise, and to remind you of the true, deep, and honest love that exists in a world that tries it’s best to make us forget this.Continue reading "To The Point"
All too often the responsibility lies on people with disabilities to adapt to the world around them. This swing says no. Having this swing in the playground says ‘there is a place for you here and the space you take up matters.Continue reading "Hamilton’s First Wheelchair Swing"
Celebrating our community based wins feel more important than ever in this pandemic. On Saturday, September 19th at 10am, you are cordially invited to virtually attend the ribbon cutting of the City’s FIRST wheelchair swing. This swing is one step towards more inclusive play and to ensure our playgrounds are truly accessible. In order to continue …Continue reading "Invitation to Gage Park Wheelchair Swing Official Ribbon Cutting"
“We had a car drive through the front of the shop early this morning. We are giving coffee away today! And we’re taking donations if you’re feeling extra friendly.”Continue reading "Cannon Coffee CO Damage"