Newcomer Stories

Hamilton has a long history of welcoming newcomers and those who are looking to build a new life. Watch Hamilton newcomers share their experiences settling in Hamilton. Welcome to Hamilton!

Elshadai Erbeto is the owner/operator of Elshadai Salon, 540 Concession St.
Read the full story on the Hamilton Spectator

 

Name: Catherine Udogie
Position: Business development analyst, software and process design in Hamilton
Read the full story on The Hamilton Spectator

 

Nam Ngo, 32, is the co-owner and operator of NV Auto, where he's shown in front of a 1953 Chevy undergoing restoration work.
Read the full story on The Hamiton Spectator

 

Mukudzei Dube with his hot sauces in Lococo's Grocery Store on Barton Street East near Nash.
Read the full story on the Hamilton Spectator

 

Dilek Duman, 36, is co-founder of Dyer & Duman Design in Hamilton.
Read the full story on The Spectator

 

Rana Aldibs is a health and wellness co-ordinator for the YWCA

Rana Aldibs is Health and Wellness Co-ordinator at YWCA
Read Rana's profile on thespec.com

 

Francisco Ortiz, 38, is a logistic and events technician at Soundbox Productions

Francisco Ortiz is a Logistic and Events Technician at Soundbox Productions
Read Francisco's profile on thespec.com

 

Katy Bennett is the principal of Foundations Montessori School in Ancaster.
Read the full story on The Hamilton Spectator

 

Incredible strength of character, resilience, international experience, adaptability and motivation. Watch four new Canadians share their stories of success in Hamilton.