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OPP identify pedestrian killed south of Paris

Brant OPP are investigating the death of Oakville man who was struck by a vehicle on Highway 24, south of Highway 53. 68-year-old William Stone of Oakville was pronounced dead at the scene. Stone was struck Saturday night around 10

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Ottawa, Gatineau devastated by tornadoes

Premier Doug Ford was in the Ottawa area on Sunday, touring some of the areas hardest hit by Friday’s twin tornadoes that ripped through part of the nation’s capital and across the Ottawa River to Gatineau, Quebec. Ford had a

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Tigermania is back; Bills upset Vikes

Tiger Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from back surgeries to win the Tour Championship by two strokes. One year ago, while recovering from a fourth back surgery, he still had no idea if he could come

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Gas prices $1.12-1.26/litre

The price of gas ranges from $ 1.12-$1.26 a litre in our region as of 4:00 this morning from ontariogasprices.com Brantford: $1.12-$1.26 Hamilton:  $1.15-$1.26 Burlington: $1.13-$1.26 Milton: $1.12-$1.26 Oakville-Mississauga: $1.15-$1.26 Kitchener-Waterloo:  $1.15-$1.27 Cambridge: $1.12–$1.26 Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: $1.14-$1.24 Simcoe, Waterford:

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Sunny breaks, then rain

The Weather Centre Forecast, Today: a mix of sun and clouds with the chance of a shower this afternoon.  Windy.  High 21. Tonight: periods of rain. Low 17. Tomorrow: cloudy with showers, windy. High 21. Wednesday: scattered showers, risk of

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Inflation eases in August

Canada’s annual inflation rate eased just a bit last month as the core rate moved higher — feeding the case for higher interest rates. Statistics Canada says the rate fell to 2.8 per cent in August from three per cent

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Alexa coming to a home and car near you

Your word would be Amazon’s command, at least when it comes to a batch of new devices the online retailer is rolling out. The company has unveiled new gadgets aimed at realizing its goal of putting its Alexa voice assistant

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Mediterranean diet can lower stroke rates in women

A new study out of the U-K suggests following the Mediterranean diet — which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish, and unsaturated fats — can help lower stroke rates in women. For 17 years, researchers followed more than 23-thousand people who

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Suspect vehicle photos in Kitchener shooting released

Photos of a vehicle linked to a fatal shooting have been released by Waterloo Regional Police. A man was gunned down in what investigators believe was a targeted shooting in the area of King Street and Pandora Avenue yesterday (Thursday)

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Province promising to expand natural gas access

The provincial government is taking action to expand natural gas access to families and businesses throughout rural and Northern Ontario. The Progressive Conservative government says the proposed legislation, if passed, will result in an innovative partnership with local communities and

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First-ever Walk for ALS at Holmedale Park

A fundraiser aims to provide services and support for people living with ALS, a disease that has no cure. The first-ever Walk for ALS tomorrow (Saturday) is expected to raise close to $10,000 according to Melissa Van Tuyl, Regional Manager

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Large fire at Mississauga auto scrapyard

Officials say a large fire that ripped through an auto wreckage yard in Mississauga and spewed dark smoke into the air is now under control. Mississauga Fire Chief Tim Beckett says the fire broke out at Eagle Tech Recycling around

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Jays stun Rays; Cleveland’s losing skid over

Justin time to match the LARGEST 9th-inning comeback in franchise HISTORY. #Walkoff pic.twitter.com/iKcWZkptL8 — Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) September 21, 2018 The Blue Jays’ bats came alive in the ninth inning, rallying from a six-run deficit to down Tampa Bay

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Gas prices drop, U-S markets soar

The price of gas ranges from $ 1.09-$1.26 a litre in our region as of 4:00 this morning from ontariogasprices.com Brantford: $1.12-$1.26 Hamilton:  $1.16-$1.26 Burlington: $1.17-$1.26 Milton: $1.09-$1.26 Oakville-Mississauga: $1.18-$1.26 Kitchener-Waterloo:  $1.17-$1.28 Cambridge: $1.10–$1.26 Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: $1.20-$1.27 Simcoe: $1.15

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Thunderstorms, risk of damaging winds

The Weather Centre Forecast, Wind warning:  Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Strong southwesterly winds gusting near 90 km/h are expected this afternoon and early this evening, with higher wind gusts possible in thunderstorms. These strong winds

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