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: 

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.


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

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
Where: Hamilton Downtown Mosque, 221 York Boulevard, Hamilton

It is the pleasure of Quran Journey in partnership with Basilique and Downtown Mosque to cordially invite you to break fast with us and learn more about Islam in an open and inviting space where all your questions and welcome! Please RSVP here. 

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
Where: Afro Canadian Caribbean Association Hamilton, 754 Barton Street East, Hamilton

A Caribbean Cultural Extravaganza!Enjoy an evening of Caribbean cuisine, music, artistic expressions and guest presentations!

Tickets: $45 or $40 before May 31, 2017. Table of 10: $400. 

Click here to buy your ticket(s) now.

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 8:30am
Where: Sheraton Hotel, 116 King Street West, Hamilton

Key Note – Stories of Struggle to Success (shared by learners nominated for the learner of the year)

Presentation of the Annual Literacy Awards

Cost Seats are $25, table of 10 – $230. Seats must be pre-ordered, sitting is limited. Deadline to order seats is May 23, 2017

Register here