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"
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"
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"
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?Continue reading "What’s Your Point?"
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.Continue reading "HWDSB trustees vote to terminate partnership with Police Liaison Program"
On the morning of Friday June 19th, 2020, the building at 984 Barton Street East that once held Mr. Used, caught fire. The result of the blaze which lasted into the early morning of June 20th, was total loss.Continue reading "The fall of Mr. Used – in pictures"
As people stood and chatted, big chunks of ashes fell into pools, onto our dry lawns, and even into the hair of one woman standing across the street.Continue reading "Mr. Used is burning"
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.Continue reading "Winter boots and fishy crackers"
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.Continue reading "HRIC – water teachings & morning smudge"