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"
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"
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"
Through working with Trustee Perri, I gained a new perspective on education as a whole whether it’s public, separate, private, homeschooling, unschooling or schooling without a title. I learned as much as I could about all of these forms of education, meeting various partners and leaders along the way, and I owe the inspiration to looking beyond the education I grew up with in an effort to better understand the purpose of all choices, to Tony.Continue reading "Remembering Tony Perri"
“Painter …. understood that the overall goal of removals, allotments, treaties, reservations and reserves, terminations, and relocation’s, was not simply to limit and control the movement of Native peoples, but more importantly to relieve them of their land base.”Continue reading "To The Point"