• Food drive nets 75,000 pounds

    On a cold wintery day, 89-year-old Hamiltonian David Watts stood at his accustomed spot helping to deliver the hundreds of pounds of food donations into St. Johnʼs Parish Hall. He has been helping out the Ancaster Food Drive for 22 years, since the event began, and he isnʼt stopping now. “I have been doing it […]

  • Challenges for Canadians with disability persist, including high poverty rates

    OTTAWA — Canadians with disabilities face ongoing challenges to their well-being, including barriers to language and communication, learning and training, and safety and security, says a new report. Four years after the federal government ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Canada released its first report on Tuesday into how […]

  • The myth of Harper’s job creation record

    Many of us are living paycheque to paycheque, saving little and ratcheting up debt. With close to 46, 000 Canadians getting pink slips in December, Canadians are getting the picture that the economy is not as rosy as the Harper government says it is. We have been fed the myth that our economy is not […]