Q & A with SACHA’s Erin Crickett

Erin Crickett works as Public Outreach Coordinator at the Sexual Assault Centre for Hamilton and Area, and has worked in the gender justice movement for over ten years. / Photo by MICHELLE BOTH By the Gender Equity Committee of the Diversity Services at McMaster University In anticipation for International Women’s Day this year, the Gender Equity… Continue reading Q & A with SACHA’s Erin Crickett

Ending the waiting game: A closer look at Express Entry

With a PhD and two Master’s, Mohammad Islam has been waiting four years to enter the job market. The new Express Entry system is hoping to reduce wait times for future immigrants. / Photo by MICHELLE BOTH By Anabelle Ragsag and Radenka Lescesen In 2007, Mohammad Islam applied for permanent residency to Canada under the… Continue reading Ending the waiting game: A closer look at Express Entry

Not for rent: How racism has created two-tiered housing

By Michelle Both Micho was worried about reporting maintenance issues in her apartment for fear of being blamed. / MICHELLE BOTH Michelle Both works as the Communications Coordinator at the Immigrant Women’s Centre and is Managing Editor for Unpack Magazine. Follow her on Twitter: @MichellelBoth.  

PHOTOS: Cosby’s visit to Hamilton greeted by protesters

A group of 150 protesters gathered outside Hamilton Place Theatre on January 15 to show their support for the 30 women who have come forward with allegations of rape and assault against actor and comedian Bill Cosby. The protest was organized by Hamilton’s Women Abuse Working Group, a coalition of more than 20 agencies working… Continue reading PHOTOS: Cosby’s visit to Hamilton greeted by protesters