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Hamilton rooftop jumper arrested

Police in Hamilton say a wanted man was arrested Sunday evening after he was found jumping from rooftop to rooftop in the city. Police say they responded to reports of a man jumping on roofs at about 7 0’clock. They

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Building gutted in Cayuga race park fire

Provincial police say they’re investigating after a fire broke out this morning at the Toronto Motorsports Park in Cayuga. They say campers on the property awoke at around 4 a-m M to find a building engulfed in flames. They say

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World War Two B-29 coming to Waterloo

A thrill for aviation enthusiasts as a vintage World War Two B-29 bomber is coming to Waterloo Region’s International Airport. The Superfortress FIFI is one of only two aircraft left in the world. Waterloo Warbirds will host the tour –

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“The Meg” takes a bite out of box office

CHOMP ON THIS! #TheMeg is NOW PLAYING in theaters. Get tickets: — The Meg Movie (@MegMovie) August 12, 2018 It was shark weekend, at least when it came to box office numbers. The shark-based thriller “The Meg” took

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Big Google is watching you

Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that despite your privacy settings, using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the company to record your whereabouts as you go

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Sports, entertainment complex has new management

A 74-thousand square foot sports and entertainment complex located at Wayne Gretzky Parkway is holding a grand reopening. According to a media release, Access Storage Sports and Entertainment Complex is operating under new management by the Brantford Sports Council. The

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Marijuana advocate headlines local forum

Marijuana advocate Jodie Emery brings her perspective on the legalization of cannabis to Brantford this week. Emery is the wife of marijuana activist Marc Emery. The public education forum is hosted by the Brantford-Brant Women’s Liberal Club, but organizers insist

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IBL’s Red Sox swept by Panthers

The Kitchener Panthers defeated the Brantford Red Sox to sweep the IBL first-found series. It was a close, one-run game until the seventh inning when Keegan Marsden blasted a three-run home run over the right centre field fence to seal

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Stock markets, oil, loonie lower to start week

Canada’s main stock index ended last week down along with U-S indexes amid concerns Turkey’s economic crisis could hit global markets. Toronto’s S&P/TSX composite index closed down 90 points at 16,327 as sectors outside of information technology and energy dropped.

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Humidity returns, thunderstorms likely

 The Weather Centre Forecast, Today: increasing cloudiness with the chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.  High 27 (humidex 33). Tonight: risk of thunderstorms this evening, then partial clearing overnight. Low 18. Tomorrow: mainly sunny. High 29 (humidex 35). Wednesday: a mix

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Tim Hortons installing diaper changing stations in men’s room

A Quebec father’s fight to get a change table in his local Tim Hortons has reignited a campaign by some fathers who want change stations in men’s washrooms across the country. Jeremy McCall of the London, Ontario-based parent group Dad

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Hamilton faces Saudi doctor exodus

Unless Ottawa and Riyadh can mend fences, Hamilton faces the sudden loss of 153 Saudi doctors. The physicians work mostly at Hamilton Health Science and St. Joseph’s Healthcare and analysts say they can’t be easily replaced because Saudi Arabia foots

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Former Waterloo Region officer killed on 401

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a truck in Waterloo Region had been arrested in a prostitution sting. 55-year-old David MacKintosh of Breslau was hit by the truck  Wednesday morning in the Highway 401 westbound lanes near Homer

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AEDs in all Brant public facilities, schools

Brant County’s Fire Chief says knowing the location of an AED could safe a life. Michael Seth says their goal is to have automated external defibrillators conveniently located so people can quickly access the lifesaving machine. Thirty-two public facilities, plus

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Jobless rate falls to four-decade low

Like the weather, the job market was red hot last month. Statistics Canada says the economy cranked out more than 54,000 jobs in July, which blew past analysts’ estimated for a gain of 17,000 jobs. That pushed the jobless rate

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