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Making a world of difference: Dr. Peace Bagasha

St. Joseph’s Health System’s International Outreach Program (IOP) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The IOP is unlike any other program in Canada. The program brings doctors to Hamilton to train them on the latest medical practices. The doctors come from countries such as, Guyana, Haiti and Uganda. What differentiates IOP ...

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Ugandan doc studies in Hamilton to heal those at home

In a small laboratory at Hamilton’s St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dr. Clement Okello sits peering into one of many microscopes that run in a line down the centre of the room. Okello turns some knobs on the scope to bring the white blood cells under the magnification lens into focus. For ...

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N2N is more than a food bank

Neighbour 2 Neighbour (N2N) is well known for its food bank on Athens Street. But many are surprised N2N offers a variety of other services for the Hamilton Mountain community, including a book store. Gary is the volunteer chair of the book store operation. He has been working with N2N ...

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Hamilton’s N2N offers food and dignity

As families prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this weekend, many will be giving thanks there’s a food bank on Hamilton Mountain to help them put dinner on the table. Mark is the manager of food services at Neighbour 2 Neighbour (N2N) on Athens Street. “We serve about 75 families a day ...

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Ideacity – big names, bigger ideas

by Samantha Hoover A crossword-puzzle prodigy, a freedom fighter, and a cartoonist walk into the TELUS Centre for Performance building in Toronto. What for? Moses Znaimer’s Ideacity conference, of course. Held in the Koerner Hall of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Ideacity is an annual three-day event that brings innovators ...

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