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Mar 28, 2017 Newcomers to Canada say their dream of buying a home is on hold – for now
Posted in CBC News by Laura Clementson
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Apr 8, 2017 Welcome to Hamilton
Posted in YouTube by City of Hamilton
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Mar 8, 2017 Newcomer women ’empowered’ to work in food industry
Posted in CBC News by Mahnoor Yawar
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Mar 8, 2017 Sisterly advice on International Women’s Day
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Mar 8, 2017 International Women’s day
Posted in CHCH
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Feb 24, 2017 Steeltown sanctuary: Hamilton is among the few ‘sanctuary cities’ in Canada
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Jon Wells
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Feb 2, 2017 Syrian Newcomers to Hamilton on the road to employment
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Natalie Paddon
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Jan 31, 2017 Hamiltonians rally against hate after Quebec attack
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Natalie Paddon
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Mar 11, 2016 Hamilton women honoured at Women of Distinction Awards
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Joel OpHardt
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Mar 15, 2016 Syrian refugee families are moving from Toronto to Hamilton
Posted in CBC News by Samantha Craggs, Kelly Noseworth
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Mar 16, 2016 Wesley reaching out to Syrian refugees who moved from Toronto to Hamilton
Posted in CBC News by Samantha Craggs
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Mar 29, 2016 Syrian refugees experience Canadian joy – passing driver’s test
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Jon Wells
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May 18, 2016 English language classes expand for ‘eager’ Syrian refugees
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Joel OpHardt
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Mar 11, 2016 Hamilton women honoured at Women of Distinction Awards
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Joel OpHardt
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Nov 21, 2016 Coppley: Where skills from around the world come together
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 24, 2016 Taste of the Middle East Event
Posted in Urbanicity Magazine
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Dec 6, 2016 Taste of the Middle East with Ladida teas & beauty products
Posted in Tea and Nail Polish Blog
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Jan 26, 2015 Global Hamilton: Anabelle Ragsag
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Jan 30, 2015 Newcomer women build confidence at power tools workshop
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Molly Hayes
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Feb 03, 2015 Hamilton Community Foundation announces $1M in grants
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Molly Hayes
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Apr 27, 2015 Global Hamilton: Hamilton grew into home for Pakistan-born journalist
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Molly Hayes
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Jun 01, 2015 Immigrants Centre will welcome all
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Aug 10, 2015 A corporal punishment culture clash
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Teviah Moro
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Sep 16, 2015 Immigrants Working Centre in Hamilton
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Sep 29, 2015 Refugee sponsorship meeting packs Hamilton’s council chambers
Posted in The CBC News
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Sep 30, 2015 Hamilton offers life to family facing death in Syria
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Jon Wells
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Sep 30, 2015 Refugee sponsorship meeting packs Hamilton’s council chambers
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Molly Hayes
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Oct 28, 2015 Poverty Project: Not all gain from Hamilton’s economic recovery
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Molly Hayes
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Nov 05, 2015 Niagara Anglicans bringing in Syrian families
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Carmela Fragomeni
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Nov 25, 2015 Building a new life in Hamilton
Posted in CHCH
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Dec 08, 2015 McMaster students help sponsor refugee families
Posted in CHCH
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Dec 09, 2015 Syrian Refugees: Locals race to ready for newcomers
‘Huge learning curve’ for new sponsors

Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Bill Dunphy
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Dec 22, 2015 Syrian refugee kids will get by with help from new friends
Posted in The CBC News by Melissa Raftis
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Feb 10, 2014 Hamilton on path to becoming ‘sanctuary city’
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Teviah Moro
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Feb 11, 2014 Marching for women’s safety
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Dave Churchill
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Feb 13, 2014 1 Billion Rising
Posted in CHCH
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Feb 14, 2014 VIDEO: Hamilton rises up in crusade against violence
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Dave Churchill
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Feb 28, 2014 Hamilton reaps benefits from immigrants
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Sarah V. Wayland
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Apr 25, 2014 Women of Action
Posted in CHCH
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May 30, 2014 One Vote: Jobs, housing and child care top election issues for settlement worker
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator By Teri Pecoskie
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Jun 23, 2014 Global Hamilton: City of opportunities
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Aug 20, 2014 Working behind the scenes: Hamilton’s volunteer story
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Samantha Beattlie
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Sep 02, 2014 GLOBAL HAMILTON: Saima Naseem
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Sep 08, 2014 Too Good to Miss
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Volunteers
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Sep 19, 2014 TALES OF NEWCOMERS: Hamilton immigrants making documentary
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 14, 2014 New to the city? Get to know lots of people, because Hamilton is an interwoven community
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator by Saira Peesker
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Dec 05, 2014 14 pledges made to address violence against women
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Dec 09, 2014 The shopper
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Dec 12, 2014 Street Food Passport the Hungry Gnome
Posted in Thungry Gnome
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Dec 15, 2014 Global Hamilton: Highlighting successful local immigrants
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Jan 05, 2013 Rape of Indian woman spurs local rally against violence
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Jan 22, 2013 Housing barriers wear on newcomers to Hamilton
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Feb 23, 2013 Should Hamilton be a ‘sanctuary’ city?
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Nicole O’Reilly
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Sep 07, 2013 Post-SISO Hamilton still welcoming
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Tim Rees
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Sep 10, 2013 Diversified group of agencies have filled SISO void
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Mark McNeil
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Sep 10, 2013 Fighting Quebec’s restrictions on religious symbols
Posted in CHCH
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Sep 25, 2013 Voices from Hamilton’s Immigrant Women’s Centre
Posted in CBC News by Julia Chapman
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Sep 25, 2013 Immigrant Women’s Centre marks 25 years
Posted in CHCH
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Sep 26, 2013 Centre celebrates 25 years helping immigrant women
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Carmela Fragomeni
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Sep 26, 2013 Immigrants still find it tough to get work in Hamilton: study
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Steve Arnold
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Oct 27, 2013 Signpost: Trillium winners
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator
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Apr 19, 2012 Fitness and fellowship
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Amy Kenny
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May 16, 2012 Jobs may be good, but they don’t pay enough
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator by Amy Kenny
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Jun 6, 2012 Fifteen community organizations awared funding
Posted in Digital Journal
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Jun 16, 2012 Grassroots charity showers babies with goods
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator
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Jul 5, 2012 Stories that transform: The Women’s Press
Posted in Mac Pop the Bubble by mcmasterssc
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Jul 20, 2012 Navigating the system is tough for newcomers
Posted in the Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 09, 2012 Report: Close to one in five Hamiltonians are living in poverty
Posted in CBC News
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Nov 21, 2012 8th Annual International Marketplace
Posted in Beaux Mondes Blog
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Nov 24, 2012 Hamilton women entrepreneurs empower women abroad
Posted in CBC News
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Mar 05, 2011 Immigrant women need to learn about gender equality: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Posted in Hamilton Spectator By Susan Clairmont
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Mar 24, 2011 YMCA’s immigrant service chosen as successor to scandal-plagued SISO
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Apr 12, 2011 Temporary immigrant women’s centre opens in city’s east end
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Apr 20, 2011 Montcalm kids weigh in on perfect playground design
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Teri Pecoskie
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Jun 07, 2011 It’s a long road for international doctors
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Jun 13, 2011 No pool, but the kids get their ‘twirly slide’
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Oct 13, 2011 Somali women tell their stories through pictures
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Oct 16, 2011 10 myths about immigration
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 08, 2011 Refugees welcomed to new home: Hamilton
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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May 15, 2010 Poverty hits women hard
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Jul 26, 2010 New Canadians learn the risks of water
Posted in The Hamilton Spectator
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Sep 24, 2010 Immigrants face obstacles settling in city
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Oct 06, 2010 Poverty hits hard in city core
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Oct 14, 2010 Court says niqabs at trial to be decided case by case
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Susan Clairmont
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Nov 28, 2010 International Marketplace helps immigrant women feel ‘powerful’
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Dec 17, 2010 SISO lays off 120 after more funding cuts
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Jun 23, 2009 Leading local Chinese women to fitness
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 25, 2009
A Hamilton women’s coalition is born

Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Aug 10, 2007 Federal funding boosts immigrant language training
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Oct 31, 2007 Faces of Change
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Ron Joyce
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Oct 31, 2007 The immigrants’story
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 22, 2007 Fun and fitness in a new land
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Nov 29, 2007 Shop the world and take time for an exotic cuppa
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Dec 06, 2007 Province must do more to create Hamilton jobs
Posted in Hamilton Spectator
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Apr 27, 2006 Immigrants face many barriers to volunteering
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Ron Joyce
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Nov 26, 2005 Holidays tough on single mom
Posted in Hamilton Spectator by Ron Joyce
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