• Farmers will get a tax credit for food donations

    A new tax program which will help put locally grown food on the plates of those who need it, is good news for Ontario farmers and food banks, says advocate Chris Hatch. It will give farmers a tax credit valued at 25 per cent of the market value of the products they donate to community […]

  • Borthwick Memorial Golf Tournament

    The 44th annual Dick Borthwick Memorial Golf Tournament was held Monday at the Hamilton Golf & Country Club. The fundraising event, named after the former head pro who served the club for almost three decades and claimed the 1949 Canadian PGA Championship, began in 1971 to support Branchton Camp, a camp near Cambridge for persons […]

  • Adapting to a sad reality that should not exist

    More than 7,000 Hamilton families visit a food bank each month. That is the sad reality. At any given time, according to Hamilton Food Share, about 35,000 Hamiltonians experience “food insecurity.” That means those people do not have reliable access to enough affordable, nutritious food. Yet another sad reality in our community. Many who depend […]