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Looking up: Return of two bald eagles a great sign for Cootes Paradise

The nesting of these large majestic birds is a huge success story for the Royal Botanical Gardens’ efforts to restore Hamilton's ecological gem. When I was eight or so, my family took a trip to Waterton Lakes National Park on the Alberta/Montana border. The highlight of the trip…
Made in Hamilton

Preaching to the converted: New life for old churches

Ring the bells, Hamilton’s church conversion game is heating up all across the city. It all started with a parade. When they laid the cornerstone at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Victorian Hamilton threw a party. To celebrate the new church at Main Street and West Avenue, the band…
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Building the places to call home

Hamilton-based housing provider Indwell has grown from operating a single group home on Locke Street to building affordable housing across southern Ontario. It’s not often that people cheer the destruction of a local landmark. And yet, when workers began ripping apart the windowless – and derelict – Ottawa…
Made in Hamilton

Building affordable choice in housing

New Horizon Development Group is at the forefront of several affordable and attainable housing initiatives in Hamilton and beyond. The West End Home Builders’ Association is committed to supporting housing opportunities and choice for current and future residents in the Hamilton-Halton area. From the post-World War II baby…
Arts + Culture

In the Mix

Strongman Blues Remedy The Strongman Blues Remedy is the musical nom de plume for Hamilton’s very own blues super group headed up by Steve Strongman. The local blues artist decided that it was going to be music that would help to banish the weariness…
Arts + Culture

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…