Events

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: Children's International Learning Centre, 189 King Willion Street, Hamilton

Come take a selfie (for donation) with the reptile man, and all his animals from around the world from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm!

Also, come view our Canada 150 programme for FREE!

Light drinks and snacks will be served.

See the history of immigration Canada has had over the last 150 years. What food and fames were brought to Canada by other countries? Art, crafts and games. This day will be loaded with FUN!

When: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

#HamiltonForAll – What’s your story? How did you come to Hamilton, Canada? What are you good at? What do you love more than anything? Join us for an interactive drop-in activity where you are invited to map your settlement journey on our giant world map, share your stories, family history and meet your neighbours through the medium of video, photography, writing and live social media conversation at #HamiltonforAll.

When: Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Dominc Agostino Riverdale Community Centre-150 Violet Drive

Join the Riverdale community for Canada's 150 and Eid Celebration. Enjoy free food, music, performances and more. For more information, contact Nazia at (905) 522-1148 x112

When: Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Bayfront Park, Pier 4

The Hamilton Immigration Partnership is hosting a “Canadian Multicultural Exchange Station” at Bayfront park as part of Hamilton’s Canada 150 Day celebrations. The station provides diverse, multicultural and family friendly activities for all residents. Activities include:

When: Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 3:00am
Where: Bayfront & Pier 4 Parks

Enjoy food trucks, family-friendly fun and an all-Canadian live music line-up presented by RBC!
Fireworks finale at 10pm accompanied by Maestro Boris Brott and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. For detailed information about this event visit: www.hamilton.ca/Canada150Day 

McQuesten Canada 150 Celebration Poster
When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: McQuesten Neighbourhood, 785 Britannia Avenue, Hamilton

Join a multi-cultural celebration for Canada's 150 at the McQuesten Urban Farm! 

NEW ACTIVITY ADDITION: Come early - 11 AM for the Ceremonial Opening / welcoming with De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre.

Hamilton Service Provider's Expo
When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: Eva Rothwell Resource Centre, 460 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton, ON

Presented by PATH Employment Services, My Free Hamilton, and the Eva Rothwell Centre, we're bringing together key service providers who specialize in addictions, employment, housing, People with Disabilities, Newcomers, youth, mental health, foodbanks and meal programs, literacy, LGBTQ, and more in order to foster a more collaborative and knowledgeable network of services in Hamilton.

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: Hamilton Central Library, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Nearly 60 million people are displaced worldwide. Each day thousands more flee their homes. On June 20th the world commemorates the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees. We stand together #WithRefugees.

Join us on June 20th, 2017 to hear stories of success from refugees at different stages of their settlement journey. Also view a display of artwork created by clients of the newcomer programs at Wesley Urban Ministries and Mohawk College.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: St Cuthbert's Hamilton, 2 Bond Street North (corner of King Street West), Hamilton

In honour of World Refugee Day True City Hamilton will celebrate the courage and resilience of those who come to Canada in search of freedom. This family-friendly event will give you glimpses into the refugee experience through personal stories, song, poetry and dance. There will be a special story for the children and dance by the Colombian Refugee Association. 
 

When: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
Where: CoMotion On King, 115 King Street East, Hamilton

Empowerment Squared cordially invites you to our 2017 Annual General Meeting and Community Report. We are excited to bring together our volunteers, program participants, board of directors, community partners, donors, and many friends, to reflect on our 2016 achievements and discuss our plans for the future. We are looking forward to your engagement and input.

Sincerely,

Trevor Jaundoo, Chair, Board of Directors
Leo Johnson, Executive Director