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Westfield Village has a scoop

Westfield’s Ice Cream Carnival, an August long weekend tradition, is coming up August 5th and 6th from 10 to 4 each day. Spokesperson Lindsay J. Davidson says six traditional churns will be up and running some you can enjoy free

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Virtue, Moir, Hadfield joining Walk of Fame

Movie star Seth Rogen, Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and retired astronaut Chris Hadfield are joining Canada’s Walk of Fame. The organization says its latest cohort of influential Canadians will also include a posthumous honour for Montreal singer

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Brantford call centre changes hands; hiring

The help-wanted sign is going up at a Brantford call centre. Gatestone and Company, the new owners of the former NCO call centre, needs to hire up to 300 employees. Vice-President of operations Miranda Rienzo says the new contract is

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Waterloo Regional Police Memorial Service

Waterloo Regional Police Service will celebrate the lives of two men, including a former officer, during a memorial service at Mill Race Park in Cambridge on August 12th The ceremony, which will begin at 9:30 a.m., is being held to

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Food recall

Loblaw is recalling certain No Name brand Chicken Nuggets and unbranded $10 Chicken Fries due to possible salmonella contamination. The nuggets were sold in 907-gram packages (UPC code 0 60383 89685 0), while the fries were sold in 1.81-kilogram packages

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Three dead in Greektown shooting

Ontario’s police watchdog says three people died Sunday night in a shooting at Toronto’s east end that also left more than a dozen injured. The incident began at about 10 p.m. in the Greektown neighbourhood, when a man armed with

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Gas prices steady to start week

The price of gas ranges from $ 1.22-$1.36 a litre in our region as of 4 0’clock this morning from ontariogasprices.com Brantford-Brant:  $1.23-$1.34 Hamilton-Ancaster: $1.25-$1.36 Burlington-Waterdown: $1.23-$1.36 Milton: $1.28-$1.35 Oakville-Mississauga: $1.28-$1.36 Kitchener-Waterloo:  $1.25-$1.36. Cambridge: $1.22-$1.36 Niagara Falls-St. Catharines: $1.27-$1.32. The

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Tiger-cats trade Johnny Football to Als

The Montreal Alouettes, badly in need of help at quarterback now have a pivot who has yet to to call a play in a regular season game. Johnny Manziel has shed his Hamilton black and gold colours for the red

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Unsettled this week

 From the Weather Network, Today:  cloudy with sunny breaks with scattered showers and the risk of thunderstorms this afternoon.  High 28 (humidex 37). Tonight: risk of thunderstorms this evening and overnight.  Low 21 (humidex 29). Tomorrow: cloudy with sunny breaks,

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U-S sailors tell Navy: “We want beards”

A U-S Navy sailor’s Facebook post with the hashtag WeWantBeards has been shared thousands of times. After the Navy announced last week that servicewomen could let their hair down and wear ponytails, men started pushing to be allowed to sport

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Elmira woman wins distinguished award

A Waterloo Region woman has received a distinguished award from an agricultural organization that recognizes the best in industry. Ellen Sparry of Elmira is just the second recipient from the region to receive the Honourary Life Award from the Canadian

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West Nile virus detected in Burlington

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitos trapped in Burlington. Halton Region public health says it’s the first batch to exhibit signs of the virus this year. Officials are warning residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites. Six human

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Garage sale with a twist for food bank

A food bank user is planning a unique garage sale in Cambridge. C-J Janzen says with summer the leanest time of the time of the year, she’s using food as money to help replenish shelves at the Cambridge Self-Help Food

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Canada Child Benefit increases today

The federal government is increasing the Canada Child Benefit starting today (Friday). Last month, Oakville MP John Oliver said the tax-free monthly payment is being raised to keep up with the cost of living. The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) will

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A-T-M thieves hit Norwich

Brantford, Brant and Haldimand County communities have been hit, and now Oxford County. Provincial police say thieves forcibly removed a banking machine from a gas station in Norwich Township. They say the suspects struck early yesterday morning and hauled the

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