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Knee replacement surgery performed with a robot for the first time in Canada
Doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton have performed the first robotic knee replacement surgery in the country.
Wild wind warning: 100 km/h gusts, snow coming to Hamilton Sunday
A mix of strong winds and snow could create hazardous conditions in Hamilton and the rest of Southern Ontario on Sunday.
City pledges $1.7M to help host Grey Cup
The city says it is going to spend $1.7 million as part of hosting the 2021 Grey Cup celebration.
'World appears to be opening a little' for Indigenous actors, producers and writers
Indigenous content in the film world is progressing, from casting calls looking for Indigenous talent to new Indigenous films, a lot is happening. But to those in the industry, they say there is more work that needs to be done.
Dog dies in early morning Hamilton house fire
After an early morning fire on Greendale Avenue in Hamilton, officials say, a person suffered minor burns and a dog was killed.
2 men injured in Brantford shooting Thursday night: police
Two men have been injured, police, say after a shooting Thursday night in Brantford.
What happened to Hamilton's anti-racism resource centre?
Organizers say Hamilton's Anti-Racism Resource Centre will be back, and better, but it wasn't reaching enough people.
Police warn people in Brantford about waste in 'suspicious containers'
Provincial police are warning people in Brantford and the surrounding area to be on the lookout for suspicious containers.
'Holy cow, we did it': The 2021 Grey Cup is coming to Hamilton
For the first time in almost a quarter-century, the biggest game in Canadian football will be held in Hamilton.
City setting up committee and new guidelines to help homeless women
Hamilton city council will set up a committee to look at homelessness among women and the transgender population, and is also looking at new rules for when it decides where to spend on housing.
Where's the beef? Steaks snatched in rare Ontario meat theft
Provincial police are investigating a steak theft that likely left a hungry family in Norfolk County feeling raw.
Treatment centre destroyed by 'devastating' fire begins slow rebuild
The Native Horizons Treatment Centre was destroyed by a fire in December. Two months later, they plan to rebuild both their program and the building.
McMaster student groups want feds to investigate Chinese involvement at McMaster
Several McMaster University student groups are asking the federal government step in and investigate whether or not Chinese officials are meddling with student affairs on campuses in Canada.
2 years later, an admission about that optimistic $500k Hamilton Amazon bid
City officials now say they never really believed Hamilton's $500,000 bid for Amazon was going to work, says the city's head of economic development. But the city has been squeezing what it can out of the material anyway.
Mercedes impounded, senior charged for going 139 km/h in a 60 zone: police
A Stoney Creek senior is facing stunt driving charges after police allegedly clocked him going more than double the speed limit, at 139 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.
5 things to know about Hamilton's bid to host the 2020 Grey Cup
The CFL is set to announce the host for the 2020 edition of the biggest game in Canadian football at 6:30 p.m. and Hamilton is on the shortlist.
Half of Canada's prisoners were abused as children, McMaster study suggests
About half of Canada's inmates were abused as children, suggests a study out of McMaster University that's in the March issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
Disgraced former Hamilton cop will stand trial on more corruption charges
Former Hamilton police officer Craig Ruthowsky, who a judge once said used his badge “as an ATM” in a pay for protection scheme with drug dealers, will stand trial on a new set of charges.
Developers along Hamilton's LRT line are holding off in fear it won't happen
Developers who have bought up land along Hamilton's light-rail transit (LRT) line are holding off in fear that the $1-billion project won't happen.
Please stop calling 911 to report raccoons, police plead
Please, Norfolk County — don’t call police to report a raccoon on your front porch.
Freezing rain warning for Hamilton
Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for Hamilton.
Why this Niagara animal shelter has run out of cats - and supply is low in Hamilton too
A Niagara humane society has completely run out of cats, which it attributes to more people spaying and neutering their animals. And a Hamilton shelter is running low as well.
China denies role in disrupting McMaster speech but praises 'patriotic' actions
The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa says what happened at McMaster had "nothing to do with the Chinese Embassy and Chinese Consulate General in Canada."
84-year-old Niagara man charged in sexual assault cases dating back 50 years
An 84-year-old Fort Erie man faces is facing abduction and sexual assault charges related to a pair of victims from 50 years ago.
Here are 5 Hamilton spots you can't help but notice in The Umbrella Academy
The new Netflix series The Umbrella Academy was filmed in Toronto and Hamilton. And boy, is there a lot of Hamilton. Warning: This story contains minor spoilers for the show
Dennis Khanna guilty on 3 sexual assault charges, acquitted on 3 others
Former Hamilton mortgage broker Dennis Khanna has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault on former clients.
Man charged with voyeurism, sexual assault for 6 Westdale prowling incidents: police
Investigators say all of the alleged victims were women in their 20s. Police are continuing to investigate and more charges may be pending.
Attorney General announces major changes to Ontario's police oversight system
The Doug Ford government is overhauling police oversight in the province with new legislation that makes changes to the Special Investigations Unit, as well as the mechanism through which members of the public make complaints.
Suspect wanted for road rage shooting on Highway 403 arrested: police
Payton Kellam Bush turned himself in at headquarters Tuesday morning, police say. He faces "several firearm charges."
Freezing rain will mean 'slippery' road conditions for Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara
The icy precipitation is predicted to start dropping on southwestern Ontario Wednesday afternoon, before switching to occasional rain and drizzle during the night as the temperature rises above the freezing mark.
Cannabis oil on a package sets off HAZMAT response
HAZMAT crews were called to the Canada Post processing plant on Millen Road in Stoney Creek on Sunday evening.
Police identify suspect in gunfire driver road rage Highway 403
Hamilton Police have identified a suspect in last Wednesday's road rage incident.
A Cold Alert to welcome Hamilton back from the long weekend
The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has issued a Cold Alert for the city starting tomorrow morning.
Hamilton actor is at the spooky centre of the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy
T.J. McGibbon plays young Vanya in the supernatural series that debuted Friday.
3 people injured in crash near Gage Park involving a pole and a snow bank
Hamilton police are investigating after an SUV crashed into a light pole near Gage Park and injured three people inside.
Hamilton will see as much as 15 cm of snow this long weekend
Expect winter to dump as much as 15 centimetres of snow on Hamilton today.
10 days of Red Hill controversy: A primer on what has happened, what is known
It's been just over a week since the city released a bombshell report from 2013 that raised concerns about friction levels on the deadly Red Hill Valley Parkway. But there are still plenty of questions to be answered.
3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week
Check out new music from Tim Moxam, Cat Clyde and Chad McCoy.
Closures coming on RHVP this weekend as city installs new speed limit signs
The city is advising of rolling closures in both lanes of the Red Hill Valley Parkway this weekend as work crews install new signs.
Tiger-Cats 'thrilled' to be in the running as Grey Cup host to be announced Thursday
The Tiger-Cats will have to beat out the Montreal Alouettes and Saskatchewan Roughriders for the honour of hosting the big game.
Activist accuses Chinese government of meddling after McMaster speech disrupted
A presentation by an activist who is critical of the Chinese government's treatment of Uighurs was disrupted at McMaster University this week, under a cloud of speculation that the Chinese government itself was involved.
Welland man killed in Highway 401 collision near Ingersoll, Ont.
A 60-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a multi-vehicle collision near Ingersoll — one of several collisions that closed the westbound lanes of Highway 401 on Wednesday afternoon.
Hamilton should consider high-friction surface to improve safety on Red Hill: report
A simple resurfacing of the RHVP might not be enough to cut down on crashes, according to a safety assessment, which suggests the city also consider the need for a high-friction surface.
Bomb disposal unit called to Burlington home over 'vintage military ammunition'
Halton police say they were called to a home in Burlington on Thursday to dispose of a piece of "vintage military ammunition."
Former NPCA head says he was fired amidst forged signatures and anonymous Gmail
A former head of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is suing the authority, saying he was fired in a bizarre twist of events that included secret meetings, anonymous Gmail accounts and being asked to choose between money and his reputation.
Police lay 1st-degree murder charge against father of girl found dead after Amber Alert
A man who had picked up his 11-year-old daughter to celebrate her birthday has been charged with first-degree murder after her body was found in his basement apartment following an Amber Alert, police in Brampton, Ont., said Friday.
Fire at Juravinski Hospital building quickly extinguished
Firefighters from across the city responded to the multiple-alarm fire around 5:40 p.m. and found flames burning in the roof near the exhaust for a boiler.
Court turns down request to overturn Ontario basic income cancellation
An Ontario court has dismissed an attempt by basic income recipients to get a judicial review of the program's cancellation — and it used a Red Hill Valley Parkway ruling to do it.
Crown appeals privileges for military centre stabber
Prosecutors say a man found not criminally responsible in a knife attack at a Toronto military recruitment centre should not be allowed to take college classes on his own.
Wanted man known to frequent Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Niagara: Police
Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a federal offender who is wanted on a nationwide warrant for breaching the conditions of his statutory release.