Healthcare advocates unite at newcomer clinic

Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health has completed its first year of operation by successfully gathering support and interest from both clients and fellow service providers in the community. In November of 2011, prominent Hamiltonians Hodan Ali and Dr. Elisabeth Canisius came together to open Refuge. The centre provides healthcare services to new immigrants and… Continue reading Healthcare advocates unite at newcomer clinic

Fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo

Mubotulo Louise came to Canada approximately a year and a half ago accompanied by seven children and one grandchild. Her journey to Canada follows a path of tension, fear and hope. Louise recalls when armed men came to her home in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the year 2000, demanding that her husband, a… Continue reading Fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo