by Kelly Bennett,
Originally published: July 6, 2017
Where in the world do Hamiltonians have heritage roots?
A large map at Hamilton's Canada Day festivities drew a steady line of more that 300 people to place a pin to mark their family's heritage.
Every pin added to a picture of the city's diversity and long history as a destination for newcomers to Canada. People stood next to each other, placing pins across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas and many took photographs of their message next to their neighbours'.