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What’s Your Point?

What are your stories of Crown Point? How have you played a part in its history? What are your languages, how do you celebrate, and what are your songs? What makes or has made these lands home for you?

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HWDSB trustees vote to terminate partnership with Police Liaison Program

At Monday’s marathon board meeting, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board trustees voted 7-3 to cancel the Police Liaison Program program, which saw School Resource Officers (SRO’s) in their schools as part of a partnership with the Hamilton Police Service and school boards around Hamilton.

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Winter boots and fishy crackers

Staying at home has been hard on all of us, but it’s breakdowns like we had last night at our house, that remind us that all of this has been a lot to cope with for our youth. Missing their friends, frustrations with online learning, cancellation of grade eight trips and grads and the entire Scott Park baseball season. Dresses long bought, pre-season warmups were already underway.

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HRIC – water teachings & morning smudge

Even through these unprecedented times, HRIC has been busy on their Facebook page offering programming from a daily virtual smudge, Mohawk language classes, making edible slime, learning Indigenous sign language, cooking, life skills, and so much more.

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Crown Point Community Garage Sale: Postponed

The reason for this letter is to let you know that we are postponing the Crown Point Garage Sale & Fundraiser from June 13th to another Saturday possibly in July, August or September depending on the guidance provided by our Ward 3 Councillor’s office and the word from he City of Hamilton’s
Emergency Operating Centre (EOC).

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Kenny’s Kids

Multiple pets perished in one home and one resident was treated for smoke inhalation. A close friend of the homes occupants has started a gofundme campaign titled ‘Kenny’s Kids’, in an effort to help this family of 7 get back on their feet from securing housing, and replacing their belongings which were all lost in the fire including beds for their kids.

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#SaveSobi – A Lifeline

Many of you in Hamilton took to a SoBi bike over the weekend. It was beautiful to see the splattering of blue at City Hall. This was done in protest of a decision by city council to store our social bicycles rather than the city taking over the operation temporarily until a new operator could be procured. All of this was in response to Uber notifying council of their decision to terminate their contract early.

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I can’t breathe

George Floyd: He was arrested and handcuffed and placed face down with a knee on his neck. He begged to be able to breathe. He died under that knee, of a Minneapolis police officer. He rests peacefully in heaven with all those of colour who have succumbed to similar fates.

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