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GTA driver clocked at unbelievable 254 km/h

An Oakville teen was out for an evening drive but he seemed to be in a big hurry. The 19-year-old man was clocked at a staggering 254 kilometres per hour on Highway 403 in Mississauga early today (Friday). The teen

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Waterloo Mayors delivering Meals on Wheels

Waterloo Region mayors are wearing their Meals on Wheels hat. The Mayors for Meals awareness event is run by Community Support Connections, a charitable organization that delivers nutritious meals to seniors and adults with disabilities in the area. Executive Director

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Seniors workshops aimed at local newcomers

The City of Brantford and the YMCA Employment and Settlement Services have partnered to meet a growing need in the community by hosting a series of seniors workshops aimed at newcomers to the City. The first workshop, Living a Healthy

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Inflation rises

The inflation rate rose 1.5 per cent in February, up from January’s increase of 1.4 per cent. It’s costing a lot more to put fresh food on the table. Statistics Canada reports the price of fresh vegetables soared by 14.3.

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Chicken nuggets recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of a frozen breaded chicken product over fears of salmonella contamination. The agency says Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace. The recall affects

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Weapons incident at Brock University

Police say three people were injured in an incident at Brock University in St. Catharines. Niagara regional police say they were called to the school at about 8 o’clock last (Thursday) night for a report of a shooting. The investigation

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Montreal moves into playoff spot

Montreal received some much-needed help from Edmonton. Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist as the Oilers played spoiler with a 4-1 win over Columbus at Rogers Place. With the loss, the Blue Jackets fell out of a playoff

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Markets, loonie, oil down

Canada’s main stock index is down sharply this morning, along with the major U-S market benchmarks. The S&P/TSX composite index was at 16,102.51, down 142.08 points after 90 minutes of trading. That more than offsets a 77-point gain on Thursday.

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Cool start to spring

The Weather Centre Forecast,  Today: mainly cloudy with the chance of a shower, possibly some flurries. Windy (northwest 40-60 km/h). High 3. Tonight: cloudy periods then becoming clear overnight. Northwest wind 30-50.  Low minus 7. Saturday: sunny. Windy. High 5. Sunday:

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UPDATE: Six Nations female found

UPDATE: Six Nations Police have located Jerri-Lyn King in the City Of Hamilton, unharmed and in good spirits. ========== Six Nations Police are searching for a 26-year-old woman. On March 1st, Jerri-Lynn King advised her mother that she was going

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McLeod announces changes to autism program funding

Provincial social services minister Lisa McLeod says she’ll consult with parents on how to introduce needs-based funding into the new autism program. Parents of children with autism have been protesting the plan announced by MacLeod last month, saying funding should

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Fatal crash in Ayr

A driver has died in a two-vehicle collision in Ayr. Waterloo Regional Police say the collision occurred around 6:30 this (Thursday) morning on Dumfries Road. A male was pronounced dead at the scene and another is in hospital in serious

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Local municipalities receive funding to improve service delivery

Haldimand and Norfolk Counties will each receive $725,000 to improve service delivery in their municipality. The one-time investment for many of the province’s small and rural municipalities was announced yesterday (Wednesday) by Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark. MPP

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Rory McIlroy coming to RBC Canadian Open

The No. 4 men’s golfer in the world will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open in Hamilton this summer. Rory McIlroy is one of the most popular players on the PGA Tour but has never played in Canada. The

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Puppy scam claims Waterford-area victim

Norfolk County OPP are warning the public about an alleged scam involving puppies being sold online. O-P-P say a Concession 11 Townsend resident called them on Monday to report a fraud. They say the victim had seen an ad online

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