List of Canada Summer Jobs Participants at OPIRG McMaster

2017 – Hamza Qamar – Making Connections Week 2017 Coordinator

2016 – Hannah Walters-Vida – Street Trees Project Coordinator

2015 – Harshal Patel – Street Trees Project Coordinator

2014 – Krista Kruja – Air Quality Improvement Coordinator

2013 – Ian Chisholm – Migrant Health Project Coordinator

2011 – Harjot Kaur Atwal – Alternative Welcome Week Coordinator

2011 – Brina Busch was hired for 4 weeks through an OPIRG budget line

2010 – Harjot Kaur Atwal – OPIRG Research Library/Office Assistant

2010 – Amina Sudrwardy – Hamilton Food Matters

2009 – Alexandra M. Bissley – “Eat Local Cookbook” Project Assistant (no cookbook produced)

2009 – Amanda Lemus – Seniors in the North End of Hamilton: Understanding Poverty, Aging and Health

understanding poverty, aging and health using seniors in the North end of Hamilton as a case study

2008 – Zsuzsanna (Zsuzsi) Fodor – To Feed a City: Exploring Hamilton’s Alternative Food Initiatives

2007 – Ana Cristina Henriques – “Reweaving a Life” Project Assistant

2006 – Paul Uy – “Reweaving a Life” Art Project Coordinator

working on a Canada-Mexico art project in support of Walking Together for Health and Development, now known as Atzin, an organization working with the indigenous women of Tlamacazapa, Mexico

2005 – Harris Switzman – Non-Violence Now Workshop Coordinator

2004 – Helen W. Tewolde– African Canadian Community Researcher

strengthening the information and the resource base for the African Canadian community in Hamilton

2003 – Rebecca Sutton – Homelessness in Hamilton

2002 – Rachelle (Rae) Kathleen Mitchell – OPIRG Research Library Coordinator

2001 – Emma Reid – Alternatives to Pesticides Educator

2000 – Stella Lee – Supermarket Tour Guide Researcher

update the existing Supermarket Tour

1999 – Caroline Liffmann – Foods Issues Researcher

1999 – Cindy McCulligh – Food Issues Researcher

1998 – Andrea Towler – Labour Curriculum Developer

development of a labour history package for secondary schools

1998 – Caroline Liffman – OPIRG McMaster Guide to Overseas Travel

the purpose of the guide was to provide students with an outline of the necessary steps when considering, planning, experiencing and returning home form a “developing country”, and specifically, to point them towards local organizations, resources and resource people to help them along the way

1998 – Kasia Tota – Biodiversity Coordinator

maintaining campus naturalization site

1997 – Silvia Mathew – Media (Six Nations Issues Reporter)

conduct research into the media portrayal of native people, specifically examining issues concerning natives of the Six Nations Reserve

1997 – Caroline Liffmann – Recycle Cycles Coordinator

responsible for establishing a Recycle Cycles centre off campus

1996 – Lilian Poei – Campus Native Species Biodiversity Coordinator

established a native species garden on campus

1996 – Waste Reduction Coordinator

1996 – Resource Centre Assistant