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Student Rental Injustice…

Some landlords, particularly in our Westdale and Ainslie Wood communities, are renting sub-standard rooms and lodgings to students. The houses often suffer from potentially hazardous mould deposits. … [Read More...]

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CFMU McMaster University Radio Interview with Aidan Johnson…

Listen to Aidan Johnson interview with CFMU Radio ( McMaster Campus Radio) recorded August 21, 2014 in Hamilton. … [Read More...]

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Coming Out for Gay Marriage…

Originally published by The Globe and Mail, June 2012. The evening I told my parents about my wedding plans, the television in the restaurant where we ate was tuned to the news. Word came that … [Read More...]

A Tale of Two Burger Joints…

Originally published by The Hamilton Spectator August, 2011. Harvest Burger and Chuck’s represent the city’s history and its future. There’s room for both The closing of Harvest Burger is the … [Read More...]

What Black History Month Means to a White Kid from Westdale…

Originally published by The Hamilton Spectator, February 2013. The concept of “race” I learned from the curriculum at Westdale Secondary School in the mid-1990s was very different from what my … [Read More...]

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