Residents came together following the traumatized neighbourhood around Locke Street South, in the aftermath of a masked mob vandalizing stores and lighting firecrackers that sounded like gunshots. Originally aired on Cable 14's City Matters.
The Mohawk College Community garden is a space on their campus where groups of people can receive a plot of land to grow fresh fruit, vegetables and plants for themselves and to support those in need. Reporter Amanda Pope has the story. Originally aired on Cable 14's City Matters.
Arts Of August Creativity Through Diversity fashion show is a city-wide initiative of artistic expression and humanitarianism by Hamilton youth, inspired by the Anti-Racism Initiative of Living Rock Ministries in 2003. Youth presented themes of peace, equality, love and culture through fashion. Originally aired on Cable 14's City Matters.
True Hamiltonian hosted their fourth annual Spring Launch Event, and this year, they collaborated with Tim Hortons. With the purchase of a ticket, attendees enjoyed a fashion show and proceeds went to the Tim Horton's Foundation Camps. Amanda Pope has the story. Originally aired on Cable 14's City Matters.
Emmanuel House is more than a hospice; it is a place for people to experience their end-of-life journey with dignity and comfort in a place that feels like home. The Residential Hospice provides 24-hour care for people with a life-limiting illness and require comfort and support for themselves and their families. Originally aired on Cable 14's … Continue reading Emmanuel House provides dignity for elders end-of-life journey
Fado is considered to be the blues of the Portuguese people, says organizer and performer Clara Santos, who came to Canada with her family in 1990. Watch this video to learn more about Hamilton's annual Fado gala. Originally aired on Cable 14's Hamilton Life.
Cathedral Annex works year-round to help those in need by providing them with food, clothing, shoes, home goods and hope. The idea of the Annex was formed in 2006 thanks to Educational Assistant Marilyn Pavao and former Cathedral teacher Ken John, now Vice-Principal at Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, who decided to expand the school's … Continue reading Cathedral Annex provides hope for students and communities in need
Thirteen high school students shared their business ideas with a panel of judges at the 2018 Mentors In Greater Hamilton Teaching Youth Pitch Finale. The MIGHTY Entrepreneurship Program matches high school students with student mentors of Mohawk College’s small business and entrepreneurship program. Participants and mentors developed business skills, heard from guest speakers, created a business … Continue reading High school entrepreneurs pitch at MIGHTY Finale
Ancaster Village Church is educating the community about the history of Indigenous Peoples and promoting reconciliation through a Kairos Blanket Exercise. Participants stand on blankets that represent the way of life and the land that was once inhabited by Indigenous people. Facilitators pull back and remove the blankets as they guide people through an historical timeline … Continue reading Ancaster Village Church promotes reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples through Blanket Exercise
Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School’s BR Xpression vocal ensemble and jazz band is composed of more than 200 members from grades nine to 12. Watch this video to find out more about the group established in 1999. Originally aired on Cable 14's Hamilton Life.
Art Aggregate is the first coworking and custom fabrication space located in Hamilton. Members are made up of artists and designers ranging from photographers, woodworkers, painters, sculptors to digital illustrators who create 3D models for video games. The 6000 square foot space consists of a kitchen and lounge area, a photo studio and private … Continue reading Hamilton’s First Coworking Space for Artists and Creators
Former inmate Emily O’Brien is using her new popcorn business, Cons and Kernels, as a platform to talk about how easy it is for women to get dragged into the illegal drug trade. Reporter Amanda Pope has the story.