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Fashioning her own future

With a passion for fashion, Olinda Manzano runs her own sewing design and alterations shop on Hamilton’s James Street North. / MICHELLE BOTH By Natalie Timperio Strolling down James Street North, Olinda’s Fashion Studio’s bright pink storefront and stylish mannequins...

/ June 3, 2015

Newcomer women learn DIY Home Repair skills at workshop

When Sumera Zaman moved to Canada two years ago, she didn’t have an interest in home repair. That changed when she learned the cost of hiring skilled labour in Canada. Now, she considers learning these skills a necessity for financial...

/ March 26, 2015