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The Cancer Assistance Program: There when needed

For 30 years, Hamilton's CAP has been providing rides, medical equipment, prosthetics, nutritional supplements – and now an educational podcast – to patients who get a diagnosis they never hoped to hear. It’s a group no one ever wants to join.  But for Hamiltonians who learn…
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For the love of Hamilton: This regular feature highlights people from all walks of life who have embraced Hamilton as their new home. JEANNIE CRAWFORD is a realtor at Coldwell Banker and a Hamilton champion with She grew up in a small town just outside of…
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A League of Their Own

The Steel City Inclusive Softball Association (SCISA) is building a 2SLGBTQIA+ community in Hamilton, offering a sports experience to those who haven’t found a home on the diamond before. Sports should be for everyone but that’s not always the case. The Steel City Inclusive Softball Association (SCISA) is…
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‘Transformational’ arena upgrade officially underway

Full financing already secured for $280M project to renovate the Bay Street venue; premium ticket sales to begin at the end of May. The $280 million needed to renovate Hamilton’s downtown arena is already in the bank, construction fencing is erected and sales of premium seats will go…
Arts + Culture

Gallery show is dying wish for artist

The work of Laura Church, who is in hospice care, will be featured in a solo exhibition at Gallery 1051. Laura Church took up art after her life had fallen apart. It has been a source of expression, comfort, challenge and purpose in the 11 years since. And…
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Peter Mansbridge celebrates the fascinating, critical jobs Canadians do

The former anchor of CBC News’ The National and co-author of How Canada Works was a special guest of Hamilton’s gritLIT festival. The man who once had one of the most visible jobs in the country is fascinated by the invisible and unsung jobs that are the backbone…