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The Elder Statesman

This article is dedicated to the memory of Lauren Marie Mair-Kennedy: April 12, 1993 to August 1, 2022. At 80, Harrison Kennedy is still making beautiful music. With the recent release of his latest record, he sat down with Jamie Tennant to look back on his…

Awesome Autumn!

Looking to have a fabulous fall? Here are six local events that will get you out and about our fine city this autumn. Drag queen Jimbo of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame. Photo: Blake Morrow This Circus is a Big Drag Adam and Steve’s Big Top Circus/Party/Show promises…

Shining a light

At 62, Hamilton’s Tom Wilson is perhaps more in demand than ever before. Whether it’s books, films, music or painting, he’s determined to use his art to highlight Mohawk culture and combat the effects of colonialism. Putting his first memoir out into the world was a terrifying moment…

Back to their Roots

Local artists Alex Jacobs-Blum and Kyle Joedicke are reclaiming their Indigenous past while carving out space for a bright future. The land acknowledgements that have become commonplace at our civic gatherings are often inadequate gestures to the First Nations history overwritten by colonial settlement. Vague statements of poorly pronounced…
Food + Drink

Any Way You Slice It

 Hamilton is home to the upper-crust of pizzerias. When it comes to comfort-food cravings, there’s nothing more satisfying than a hot-out-of-the-oven pizza. Thankfully for pizza lovers in our city, Hamilton is home to a growing number of piazzaiolos (pizza makers) specializing in a range of styles as…
City Life

A Voice For Change

Lyndon George is a proud Hamiltonian, a community builder and an anti-racism advocate who is working to make the city a better, fairer, safer place for all. As the executive director of the Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre (HARRC), Lyndon George holds a prominent role in helping residents who are…
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