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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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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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The Point’s Past

Sean Hurley and Cynthia Lokker have been involved with The Point News in all its forms through its ups and downs, but both were ready to dial down their roles and “pass the baton”, as it were. Sean and Cynthia are more than happy to stay involved, but this week the INSE team has officially taken over management of The Point which remains an asset of The Crown Point Community Action Teams.

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deLight Festival: Last Days of Ice and Snow

Red Tree Collective, in collaboration with Hamilton Dialogues and Pipeline Trail Hamilton presents the 4th annual DeLight Festival February 1st to 29th, 2020 A multi disciplinary festival with installations of visual art, poetry, sound and community art along the Pipeline Trail between London Street North and Strathearne Avenue. Hamilton’s Pipeline Trail is an urban walking path with …

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Shades of cool in Crown Point

Last week a neat little cafe opened up on Cannon at Kensington and then the very next day a beer hall opened next door.  Neighbours alarmed by the idea of beer hall in the neighbourhood will be pleasantly surprised. It’s not that kind of beer hall. They do serve beer, and cocktails in the cafe, …

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Energy healing restores welllness

When it comes to health claims and alternative care, I’m a skeptic. I put my faith in science and conventional medicine. So when Jennifer Causey of Awareness Spark, asked me to undergo a session with her in Reconnective Healing I was hesitant. However, well aware of the concept of “confirmation bias”, whereby we gravitate towards …

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Breakfast in The Point: Calipan

The Spectator ran a piece on where to get breakfast in Hamilton. Of the six restaurants profiled, Rankin’s, is in Crown Point which is pretty good considering how large and wide is Hamilton. In Crown Point, though, we have lots of places to get breakfast. Calipan Bakery is a cozy little place serving up prepared …

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