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Local LHIN salutes caregivers

Nearly 20 caregivers are receiving recognition for a job well done by the Health Integration Network across Brant region. The nineteen women and men, who aren’t paid a dime, have earned kudos in the Annual Heroes in the Home caregiver

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Sears liquidation sales underway

Liquidation sales have started at Sears stores across Canada, including the Lynden Park Mall anchor. A spokesman says customers can expect deep discounts of up to 50 per cent off at its 74 department stores, and up to 30 per

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Drivers may be thumbing it

Two drivers put the pedal to the metal and may now be hitchhiking for a few days. Brantford Police say several vehicles that gathered at Fairview and North Park Street were revving engines, squealing tires and blowing a large cloud

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Dealer tries to sell pot to 12-year-old

Six Nations Police have arrested a man after responding to a reported family dispute in Ohsweken. Officers say a distraught father confronted a man who approached his 12-year-old daughter by text messages in order to sell marijuana to her and

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Norfolk’s Start-up wins national award

Norfolk County is celebrating a prestigious national award. Its Student Start Up Program captured top honours as the Best Promotion Event at the 2017 Marketing Awards held by the Economic Development Association of Canada. The County provided $200 dollars each

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Penthouse comes with free Bentley

A luxury penthouse in  downtown Edmonton has hit the market and it comes with a perk: a free $200,000 car. The 3,000 square-foot, two-storey condo is on the 32nd floor of the Ultima Tower and boasts a 36-degree view of

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Brant County home damaged in fire

Fire badly damaged a home near the border of Brant, Haldimand and Hamilton yesterday. More than 25 firefighters were called to the Brant County Road 22 home around noon. No one was home and the fire was extinguished by late

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Waterloo high-tech company hiring

An e-commerce leader in Waterloo Region is putting up the help-wanted sign. Shopify plans to hire up to 500 more employees when it expands into a new office in Waterloo early next year. About 260 Shopify Plus employees now work

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Kitchener man dies in boating incident

A Kitchener man has died in a boating incident in northern Ontario. 58-year-old Bruce Milne was reported missing last Thursday night in Wawa. His body was recovered on the shore of Lake Kindogen on Sunday after a search that included

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Violent home invasion in Brantford

Brantford Police are searching for two suspects wanted in a violent home-invasion. Police say two suspects, armed with a gun and knife, barged into a Shalfleet Boulevard home on October 2nd and demanded money from an 18-year-old man. The victim

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Bill would allow you to sell life insurance policies

If a Toronto MPP receives support in the legislature,  Ontarians will be able to sell their life insurance policies. Mike Colle’s bill would amend a section of the Insurance Act which currently prohibits policyholders from selling their no-longer-needed life insurance

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Deadline today for Amazon’s second h-q

Several cities in the province are among those bidding to host Amazon’s second North American office. A special adviser to Premier Kathleen Wynne says setting up in the Greater Toronto Area would save Amazon 1.5 billion dollars a year when

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Leafs first overall in NHL

Auston Matthews scored his sixth goal of the season while the Maple Leafs scored four times in the first period of a 6-3 win over the Red Wings. Nazem Kadri and Zach Hyman scored 43 seconds 2-0 early in the

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Loonie climbs, gas prices unchanged

The price of gas ranges from about $1.01 to $1.15 a litre for regular. The loonie is trading at 80.27 cents U-S, up 18-hundredths from yesterday. On the markets, the S-and-P/T-S-X dropping 35 points to 15-thousand-782. In New York, the

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Picture-perfect weather continues

The CKPC Weather Centre Forecast: Today: Sunny. High 19. Tonight: Clear. Low 7. Tomorrow: Sunny. High 20 The weekend: Mainly sunny. High 22.

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