Posts by The Hamilton Spectator

Indwell vows ‘real affordability’ at planned redevelopment of CityHousing Hamilton townhomes

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Overdose crisis: Messages of hope and despair at Gage Park

Don’t use alone. Get a naloxone kit. Overdose prevention sites save lives.

These are some of the thoughts that roll off the tongue of Lloyd Bryer as he addresses a crowd from the Gage Park band shell gathered for Overdose Awareness Day.

But one observation resounds on a deeply personal level that’s not immediately obvious.

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Editorial: More political will needed to fight housing crisis

Cities, Hamilton included, are struggling mightily to repair existing housing stock and find ways for new stock to be built.

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Innovative Hamilton affordable housing project gets nearly $2M in federal cash — and national attention

The Hughson Street Baptist Church is building a new home that will be topped with 45 supportive housing units managed by Indwell. It could be a model for faith communities across Canada, they say.

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Jeff Mahoney: Two kids, taking a ‘stand’ for community, and giving it back to Indwell’s The Commons in Hamilton

If you’re supposed to make lemonade when life gives you lemons, as they say, what are you supposed to do when life (or mom) skips the lemons and goes right to giving you the lemonade, already made?

Why, you make a lemonade stand, of course. It’s summertime, after all. And so to move the saying forward: if life gives you a lemonade stand, make lemonade sales, at 50 cents a cup.

And lastly, if life gives you money from lemonade sales (more than you ever expected), what should you make then? A trip to the toy store? No, if you’re Brady and Jesse Dutra, what you make is a … difference.

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Protesters interrupt provincial housing announcement in Hamilton

Hamilton stands to receive roughly $20 million in provincial funding toward housing and anti-homelessness initiatives this year and next.

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Hamilton and Burlington health providers apply to be first in Ontario to reinvent care

Proposed Ontario Health Teams will transform how local care is provided under sweeping changes coming into effect as part of Conservative health care reform

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Indwell receives national award for Parkdale Landing project

Parkdale Landing officially opened in the fall of 2018, transforming the former George & Mary’s Tavern into 57 affordable apartments with ground-floor commercial space and …

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Indwell’s affordable housing push is building community within community in Hamilton

Parkdale Landing is much more than affordable housing. It’s affordable hope. And, as such, it’s a highly needed plank of Hamilton infrastructure. Because if a …

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