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The Hamilton Spectator

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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The Hamilton Spectator

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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Indwell Staff

Catherine McKenna Interviews Graham on Passive House [VIDEO]

I love when I run into stories like this! @IndwellCA's Graham stopped me to speak about this affordable housing project that saves people money and reduces energy consumption — cutting emissions by up to 65%. ? Good for our communities and good for our environment! #HamOnt pic.twitter.com/FNnSiFdNXD — Catherine McKenna ?? (@cathmckenna) August 8, 2019

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