Posts by The Hamilton Spectator

McQuesten Lofts development to feature library branch

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From the hospital to the streets? Michel Savoie is ‘homeless again’

He lost his home when Burris Lodge shut down in September. Then he developed a spinal infection. Now he’s in hospital worried about being discharged into the streets.

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Two Hamilton affordable housing projects in line for millions in provincial cash

Council backs recommendation to help fund East Kiwanis and Indwell builds with 115 affordable units

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Aspiring to earn daily bread through Hamilton charity’s culinary academy

Indwell’s ‘Gather Culinary Academy’ aims to assist those living in poverty find work in food services

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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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Send a note of encouragement

Now more than ever, it is important that our tenants feel connected with others, even if they cannot be physically connected. Send a note of encouragement to be shared with our tenants who are feeling isolated at this time.

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