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Chili Cook-Off Sunday

It’s an appetizing event that’s sure to warm you up on a cold February day. The popular Chili Cook-Off will take place Sunday from 11 to 2 in Harmony Square. Local restaurants will compete for bragging rights for Brantford’s Best

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Beat the blahs at Brant’s Rec Expo

It’s a good way to beat the February blahs. Brant County is hosting a Rec Expo tomorrow (Saturday) that highlights sports groups, organizations and clubs that residents can join this year. Seventeen organizations will be present, ranging from Brant County

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day proclaimed by Brant County

It’s a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes called “modern day slavery” and can occur in any community. Brant County council has declared today (Friday) National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, in which 66 per cent of the incidents in

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Kitchener woman charged in infant’s death

A woman in Kitchener has been charged with criminal negligence in the death of a 20-month-old girl. Police say there were called to a home around noon on Thursday for reports of a child in distress. They say officers found

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Waterloo region man found dead on Six Nations

A 36-year-old Kitchener-Waterloo-area man is dead after an apparent gunshot wound on the Six Nations. Police responded after receiving a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of Bateman Line Wednesday night. When officers arrived, they found the

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Two injured in Brantford shooting

Two men in their twenties are in hospital after a shooting in Brantford. Police say the shooting occurred in the area of Scarfe and Grand River Avenue just after 8 0’clock last (Thursday) night. The condition of the men isn’t

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Hamilton to host 2021 Grey Cup

For the first time in 25 years, Hamilton will host a CFL Grey Cup game. The league has announced that the city has been awarded the 2021 game, with next year’s Fall classic going to Saskatchewan. Club owner, Bob Young says he wasn’t

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Leafs drop third in a row

Alex Ovechkin continues to dominate the Maple Leafs. The Russian sniper scored career goal 650 as Washington beat Toronto 3-2 at Scotiabank Arena. Ovechkin now has 39 goals in 48 career outings against the Leafs, including 22 in 24 games

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Today’s gas prices and markets

Gas prices range from .90 to $1.10 a litre as of 4 0’clock this morning. Brantford, Brant: .94-$1.09 Hamilton, Burlington: .96-$1.10 Milton: .99-$1.10 Oakville, Mississauga: .97-$1.10 Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge:  .94-$1.10 Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: $1.07-$1.10 Simcoe: .99 Caledonia: .96-$1.03 Tillsonburg, Woodstock, Ingersoll:  .97

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Possible damaging winds on Sunday

Special Weather Statement: Damaging winds with gusts to 90 to 110 km/h are expected to develop Sunday afternoon after the passage of a sharp cold front. Areas near the Great Lakes are more likely to experience winds at the higher

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Province order Hydro One to cap CEO’s salary

The provincial government is drawing a firm line on the salary for Hydro One’s CEO. Energy Minister Greg Rickford says he has issued a formal directive to cap the pay at $1.5 million a year. Hydro One had submitted a

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Metrolinx holding Kitchener town hall meeting

Metrolinx senior brass may some explaining to do at a town hall meeting in Kitchener next month. GO Transit commuters were upset last month when Metrolinx cancelled its busy afternoon express train from Toronto to Kitchener and replaced it with

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Offensive lineman Filer re-signs with Tiger Cats

Brantford native Mike Filer will again be anchoring the Hamilton Tiger Cats offensive line this season. This will be his 8th season with the Cats, making him the longest serving player on the team. Last season the 28 year old

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Minor hockey saluting volunteers

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association is recognizing the unsung and often overlooked role of volunteers. It’s launching the inaugural Thank a Volunteer Week set for February 25th to March 3rd. Executive Director Ian Taylor says the OMHA considers volunteerism the

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Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay lead ACM nominations

Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show for

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