OPIRG McMaster resources are available to help students and community take action in accordance with OPIRG’s Mission, Vision, and Values

In our Resource Center, we offer:

  • A co-working space (with comfortable tables & chairs, a large whiteboard, chart paper, and a large TV screen);

  • Free snacks and refreshments (including Fair Trade tea and coffee);

  • Equipment loans (if you have suggestions for new equipment to add to our library, please email us at;

  • Public use computer (iMac);

  • An engaging community of activists, community organizers, and students eager to make a difference!

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Ready to book the space?

OPIRG McMaster Public Interest Project groups, volunteers and others with partnership agreements with OPIRG McMaster are able to book the space.

If you are unsure about your booking status with OPIRG McMaster, please reach out to

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From the Blog

Resource Centre Drop-In Hours

Resource Centre Returning to Life The OPIRG Resource Centre in McMaster's University Centre Room 229 is starting to establish regular hours on a limited basis as we respond to the changing dynamic of an ongoing pandemic. Check out our Resources page to see what OPIRG has to offer students looking to take action on important social and environmental issues. From meeting space to [...]

By |March 27th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Programming, Resource Centre|0 Comments

Book Giveaway Continues

Low Intensity Giveaway! We continue our book giveaway as we transform OPIRG's Resource Centre in MUSC 229; our collection of books cover a wide range of topics related to social change, so we hope these books go to a good home! We are leaving some books in the hallway outside the Resource Centre on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Centre [...]

By |December 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Resource Centre|0 Comments

Removing Barriers to Voting

Barriers of Voting in Hamilton and How They’re Dealing With It By Thanansayan Dhivagaran and Fahad Butt, OPIRG McMaster In Hamilton, voting is a complicated and multifactorial process with several barriers that hinder voter turnout and equitable access [1]. Although Hamilton’s municipal government has the most direct impact on the Hamilton community, voter turnout has remained at a low of only 38% [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections|0 Comments

Student Vote

Voting for your Future, Student Accommodations By Aaliyan Jabbar, OPIRG McMaster It’s not easy being a student; on top of being a student, you have to be an active citizen of your community and country.  As citizens of Canada, we have an obligation to participate in voting for who we want to represent us.  At the same time, we vote for [...]

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections|0 Comments
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