Inaccessible Potential: Transit, Mobility, and Street Infrastructure in Hamilton

By: Layla Mashkoor (This is Hamilton) Throughout the research process of creating this documentary, we have been searching for possible answers to the question “what barriers are holding Hamilton back from further development?” The answer to this question almost always drifts back to the transforming steel industry. An issue receiving significant attention this summer from … Continue reading

The End of Oxycontin: Drug Addiction and Rehabilitation

Our crew was out in Hamilton taking photos when we came across a rooftop that had obviously been turned into a meeting place for drug addicts to inject. This roof is located directly across from the Hamilton City Centre at James St North and Rebecca St. We came across roughly 50 used needles scattered around … Continue reading

Local 1005 Steelworkers Union Meeting

The Hamilton Steelworkers union, Local 1005, holds weekly meetings open to the public, so we decided to drop in on May 17 to find out more about the issues concerning steelworkers in Hamilton. By: Layla Mashkoor (This is Hamilton) With roughly 40, all male, union members in attendance, the meeting began with a report by … Continue reading