When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:30am
Where: Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's

Every time someone takes an action for peace, people are connected, to themselves and to each other. In every community there are people who make a difference and who are committed to bringing peace and prosperity to the world they live in, often in the face of great conflict and injustice. The YMCA Peace Medal is a way to recognize and celebrate members of your community who inpsire us to join them in creating a more peaceful world.

Nominations are now closed. 

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Where: 4th Floor, Hamilton Central Library, 55 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:30am
Where: LIUNA Station 360 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 5:00am
Where: Empowerment Squared
When: Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
Where: LR Wilson Concert Hall and Waller Lobby, McMaster University

The film chronicles the journey of fourteen refugee youth who take to the stage to re-enact their families’ harrowing experiences in Burma and beyond; before, during, and immediately after the escalation of military violence in their native homeland, Rakhine state; their escape by foot and by boat to makeshift camps in Bangladesh; and their eventual resettlement in the strikingly un-familiar Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:30pm
Where: McMaster University, LR Wilson Hall, Concert Hall




5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


McMaster University, LR Wilson Hall, Concert Hall


When: Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where: Hamilton, Ontario

October is Islamic History Month. A list of activities and events hosted by MCGH available here

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:30pm
Where: 4th Floor, Hamilton Central Library, 55 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4



When: Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Where: City Hall, 71 Main Street West (indoors and outside in the forecourt)

Celebrate Hamilton's first Newcomer Day on Friday, noon to 6pm.

Whether you are new to Hamilton or have lived here your entire life, we invite you to celebrate this occasion, welcome new citizens, and learn about our city.

The afternoon will feature family-friendly activities and games, greetings from Mayor Fred Eisenberger, entertainment, food, information fair, short workshops on various topics and more! A citizenship ceremony will take place at 3pm in Council Chambers. 

When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Where: Artwor Artbar- 15 Colbourne, Hamilton Ontario

Featuring an Oud Syrian Musician, Moutaz, Lil and Marcelo from Latin America and Babbage Industries from Hamilton.