Café thrives from small beginnings The Mustard Seed Co-operative Grocery expands to include new café
Sep12

Café thrives from small beginnings The Mustard Seed Co-operative Grocery expands to include new café

Photos by Kyle West By Drew Simpson The Mustard Seed Co-operative’s new café is just shy of two weeks old. The café fits in a perfect hub on the left upon entering the grocery store. The warm string lights, wooden details and contrasting black backdrop displaying the café menu set a welcoming tone for the Mustard Seed Co-op. At one end of the space lays the café, inside the store yet out of the way of potential shopping. At the other...

SoBi’s third birthday We tagged along to commemorate the occasion and ask about their history and future plans
Mar28

SoBi’s third birthday We tagged along to commemorate the occasion and ask about their history and future plans

On March 20, Hamilton Bike Share hosted a group event called “Three years on two wheels” to celebrate their birthday. Related Posts Social issues and youKnitting women into the pictureKicking off Forge...

Working out for the better Ritual Island makes wellness and movement more accessible to Hamilton
Jan26

Working out for the better Ritual Island makes wellness and movement more accessible to Hamilton

When Robin Lamarr was 19 years old, she purchased a 30-day pass to a Toronto yoga studio and instantly fell in love. She later became a certified yoga and Pilates instructor, delving deeper into the mindful movement practice and learning new ways to help others feel good in their bodies. She became fascinated with integrating functional range conditioning, strength and mobilizing exercises, as well as dance, into the yoga atmosphere....

Fearless in  New York City Liz Chamberlain's resilience in the face of adversity inspires community
Oct26

Fearless in New York City Liz Chamberlain's resilience in the face of adversity inspires community

Liz Chamberlain will be running the New York City Marathon in two weeks, but the journey to the start line was anything but easy. Despite battling an invisible illness after a head injury, she found strength in art and running, and is now inspiring others along the way to the finish line. Chamberlain is a McMaster alumna, and is working as an x-ray and mammography technologist at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. The mother of...

#HamOnt — Sex Blogger
Nov03

#HamOnt — Sex Blogger

sex+ blogger Red Hot Suz talks about toy safety! Check out her blog at redhotsuz.com and her new club at McMaster Sex-Positive Community Related Posts Midwifery at McMasterSexual health in HamiltonChoosing your first sex...

Let’s talk about genital health Tips to keep your vajayjay healthy, all year round
Mar24

Let’s talk about genital health Tips to keep your vajayjay healthy, all year round

By: Alex Killian/ SHEC People tend to shy away from talking about genital health. It might be personal, but it’s important information. The vagina is a sensitive ecosystem, full of good bacteria (microbiota) that keep everything (including the bad bacteria) in balance. However, it really is a fine balance, and as soon as one thing gets out of hand, you often have yourself an uncomfortable situation. CLEANING Soap and other cleaning...