The Art of Surveillance

This spring, the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (WAHC) will be hosting an exhibition featuring the works of artists Riaz Mehmood, and Gail Bourgeois. WAHC has been operational for twenty years as a museum that, according to Program Coordinator Tara Bursey, “conveys the current and historical experiences of working people locally, as well as throughout Ontario and the rest of Canada.”

Women of Action’ focus of new zine

Women of Action is a zine about women empowerment and civic engagement that will launch at Hamilton Feminist Zine Fair November on 15. When it comes to women in politics, Anamaria V. De Caballeros believes progress is being made, but not enough. That’s why she’s made a zine to promote civic engagement among women. “I think… Continue reading Women of Action’ focus of new zine

The impact of Bill C-31

Recently introduced as federal law, Bill C-31 has drastically changed how the immigration system works. Also called “Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act,” this legislation particularly affects refugee claimants and their families. It became law in June of this year. The bill included revisions to numerous areas of immigration law such as introducing mandatory detainment for… Continue reading The impact of Bill C-31