PIL Spring Session Week 5 – About Ottawa Street

The weather wasn’t quite warm enough for a stroll about Ottawa Street, so instead Rev. Doug Moore led us on an expedition, back in time, and had the group imagining the area in 1900. It was a very large swamp! And so the story of Ottawa Street began….there was no Burlington Street or any industry. … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 5 – About Ottawa Street

PIL Spring Session Week 4 – Stewart Memorial Church

On Tuesday March 12 the Partners in Learning group had a field trip to visit Stewart Memorial Church on John Street. Aileen Duncan gave the kind invitation to visit and explore the history of this church which is an Ontario Historic Site. It has served as both a religious and social centre for Hamilton’s community … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 4 – Stewart Memorial Church

PIL Spring Session Week 3 – Safety in the Home

A very informative talk on the extensive role of the Fire Prevention Division was given by Fire Department officials, Mark Spelic and Kelli O ‘Connor. Various types of dwellings, eg. houses, apartments, renting or owning, the requirements needed for each type of dwelling and whose responsibility it is to maintain fire alarms etc. were discussed. … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 3 – Safety in the Home

PIL Spring Session Week 2 – The Salvation Army

On February 26th we welcomed, Dan Miller, Head the Public Relations and Development Department of the Salvation Army, who is an interesting and engaging speaker.He gave an excellent talk, videos ¬†and slide show, sharing a great deal of information about ALL of the incredible services that are offered to the residents of the City of … Read morePIL Spring Session Week 2 – The Salvation Army