New home for St. Giles posts

The Friends of St. Giles have a new website — it even got a much-appreciated shout-out from Spacing! Visit FriendsofStGiles.ca for news, articles, and updates about the community-led effort to save St. Giles Church. I’ll still be cross-posting my writing about St. Giles here on this site. With thanks to the dedicated members of the…

New UPRC proposals for St. Giles

The conversation about the fate of St. Giles continues in this weekend’s Spectator. On behalf of the Friends of St. Giles, I spoke with Teviah Moro for his story about new UPRC proposals to redevelop the site where St. Giles Church is located (85 Holton Ave. S). Stay tuned for more detailed commentary and response…

An update from the Friends of St. Giles

An update from The Friends of St. Giles Sent to Mayor Eisenberger and Hamilton City Council April 13th, 2021 Dear Mayor Eisenberger and Hamilton City Council, Yesterday morning [April 12th], as a requested follow-up to last week’s Hamilton Planning Committee meeting, the Friends of St. Giles met virtually with Ward 3 councillor Nrinder Nann. At…

In the Press: Deciding the Fate of St. Giles

It’s been a busy week in the community effort to #SaveStGiles! In this week’s latest media updates about the historic St. Giles church: The Bay Observer and Spectator cover Tuesday’s dramatic Planning Committee meeting St. Giles is featured on the six o’clock news on CHCH — plus an important correction A Spectator weekend editorial +…

Local artists rally to #SaveStGiles

In today’s updates: a documentary in support of St. Giles, the church immortalized in art, and St. Giles is on TV! Short documentary to help #SaveStGiles When Hamilton icon Kathy Renwald visited St. Giles for her story about efforts to save Stewart & Witton’s Neo-Gothic church at Main and Holton, she ran into Friends of…