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Highway 401 west, Guelph Line closed

A five-vehicle crash has resulted in the closure of Highway 4-0-1 west at Guelph Line. Provincial Police say one of the vehicles involved in the collision is a transport truck and there’s been a resulting diesel fuel spill on the

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“Incredible” response to Dover water use cut plea

Norfolk County officials applaud Port Dover residents and businesses for “stepping up in a big way” to reduce their water usage. The County asked the community to conserve water between Thursday and Monday while it removed algae that clogged treatment

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Jogger killed near Cayuga

A 47-year-old Haldimand woman has died after she was hit by a pickup truck while out jogging in Cayuga. OPP say the victim was hit when the truck went out of control yesterday morning near Kohler Road. She was taken

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Family homeless in Hamilton fire

A family is homeless in one of two overnight fires in Hamilton. Two occupants in the St. Clair Boulevard home weren’t injured but their two cats died in the fire, which caused 100-thousand dollars in damage. Firefighters were then called

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College strike petition gains steam

An online student petition seeking a tuition rebate for community college classes cancelled due to a faculty strike had more than 61-thousand signatures by this morning. The petition on change-dot-org and a Twitter campaign with the hashtag “wepaytolearn” was created

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Toronto to allow backyard chickens

Residents in some Toronto neighbourhoods will be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards under a pilot project approved today by city council. Residents can keep up to four chickens, no roosters are permitted. Chickens would not be allowed in

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Victoria best city to be a woman

Victoria is the best city in Canada to be a woman when it comes to economic and personal security, education, health and positions of leadership. That’s according to a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. It found Victoria

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Supply management under fire

The United States wants an end to Canada’s supply management system for dairy, chicken, eggs and turkey within the next decade. The request reportedly came Sunday night, catching some on the Canadian side off-guard, since they hadn’t expected the highly

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Toronto MPP wants high-heel ban

A Toronto Liberal MPP is introducing a bill today that would ban the province’s employers from requiring women to wear high heels at work. The private member’s bill from Cristina Martins would amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act to

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Judge-ment day at Yankee Stadium

Aaron Judge’s bat and his glove helped New York to its first win of the American League Championship Series. Judge hit a three-run homer and made some great catches to lead the Yankees past Houston 8-1 last night. The Astros

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Gas steady, loonie; TSX lower

The price of gas ranges from about $1.00-$1.15 a litre. The Canadian dollar is trading at 79.78 cents U-S, down three-hundredths from yesterday. (On the markets, Canada’s main stock index dipped into the red yesterday, as the S-and-P/T-S-X dropped four

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Here’s come the sun

The CKPC Weather Centre Forecast: Today: Sunny. High 17. Tonight: Clear. Low 8. Tomorrow: Sunny. High 19. Thursday: Mainly sunny. High 19. (Friday thru Sunday: Mostly sunny. Friday’s high 19; warmer this weekend, with highs near 23)  

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Community college classes, exams on hold

Classrooms are empty at 24 community colleges across the province. About 12-thousand employees walked out shortly after midnight at the their union and the college employer council couldn’t reach a new contract agreement. Around 800 faculty members work at Conestoga

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Fire erupts in Hamilton warehouse

A Hamilton warehouse erupted in flames on Beach Boulevard this morning. Nearly ten fire units were called to the Canoe Factory Outlet just before 7 0’clock this (Monday) morning. A Fire Department spokesperson says no one was injured and everyone

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Woman dead in Hamilton shooting

A woman is dead after she was shot early today (Monday) in east-end Hamilton. Hamilton Police say the woman, in her 30’s, was killed in a “targeted shooting” in the Barton-Lottridge streets area about 5 0’clock this morning. Investigators say

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