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Burlington moving closer to electrifying transit fleet

Burlington is teaming up with the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) to explore moving towards a zero-emission bus fleet for the city. The city has spent the last two…

All bets are off on proposed mothballing of Pickering Nuclear Plant

The scheduled mothballing of Pickering Nuclear station has been pushed off until at least 2026. In addition the Ontario Government has opened the door to perhaps extending its life for another 30…

HALTON POLICE BOARD WANTS MORE CLARITY ON CRIME STATS

Did crime really rise dramatically in Halton in the first six months of 2022? A report presented to this week’s meeting of the Halton Police Services Board suggested that 1,769 more criminal…

Hamilton heritage advocate nominated for award

The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario has nominated Dr. Sarah Sheehan for the A.K. Sculthorpe Award for Advocacy for her work in advocating for the preservation of Saint t Giles Church in Hamilton.…

Big row at Torstar could spill into Hamilton’s newspaper scene

Canada’s already shaky media landscape took another hit Thursday with word that relations between  the two owners of the Toronto Star have broken down and the paper and its assets including the…

Communications staffer advised city to fully disclose discovery of Tradewind Report

Good public relations advisors tend to keep themselves out of the story. Although they sometimes have to act as gatekeepers between the media and their clients, and at times have to hold…

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Hamilton after-school programs get funding

The province is distributing more than $800,000 in funding to support six After School Program…

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Big row at Torstar could spill into Hamilton’s newspaper scene

Canada’s already shaky media landscape took another hit Thursday with word that relations between  the…

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Underdog Hamilton Cardinals on verge of winning first round of IBL playoffs

In the old Big Four football conference, playoff games between the champion and the winner of the ORFU were played on Wednesday afternoons. The classic case of a conflct of interest presented itself 60 years ago when a player with the Tiger-Cats couldn’t…

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HALTON POLICE BOARD WANTS MORE CLARITY ON CRIME STATS

Did crime really rise dramatically in Halton in the first six months of 2022? A report presented to this week’s meeting of the Halton Police Services Board suggested that 1,769 more criminal offences were reported in the first six months of this year…