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Poll shows a tight mayoral race between Fred Eisenberger and Vito Sgro
A new Forum Research poll says Hamilton's mayoral race is tight, with incumbent Fred Eisenberger in a mere one-per cent lead over challenger Vito Sgro.
Campaigning with $1B: Fact checking Hamilton's mayoral platforms
During election campaigns, it can be hard to separate hard truths from the spin. So we took a look to see how the mayoral messages measure up.
Eisenberger vows better broadband, teases movie studio announcement at campaign stop
Mayoral candidate Fred Eisenberger says if he's reelected mayor, he'll advocate for better broadband access and a Hamilton movie and television studio.
Toronto man charged with stunt driving after fleeing from police on QEW
Provincial police in Niagara say the 41-year-old was arrested after crashing the truck into three parked cars in Grimsby.
88-year-old dies after trying to get into vehicle driven by 84-year-old, police investigating
Police are investigating the incident and say the driver, also a senior from Hamilton, is cooperating.
Speaker clears Horwath of Tory MPP's pushing allegation
House Speaker Ted Arnott has ruled there's not enough evidence to support Donna Skelly's claim Andrea Howath pushed her in the legislature.
Halton elementary teacher and hockey coach accused of child luring: police
The teacher from Joshua Creek Public School in Oakville was previously a hockey coach with the Burlington City Rep Hockey Club (2005-2006), Burlington Girls Hockey Club (2010-2015) and, most recently, the Flamborough Girls Hockey Club (2016-2017).
The millennial, the accountant and the maple syrup maker: Here's who's running in Ancaster
Four people want to unseat Lloyd Ferguson to represent Ancaster on Hamilton city council.
Man rescued from roof of burning home in Hamilton
Firefighters have managed to put out the main body of the fire, but remain on scene.
Man arrested after mostly unsuccessful 24-hour robbery spree
A Hamilton man is facing multiple charges after attempting to rob three different businesses in the city in just 24 hours.
Man out $500 after scam calls from Jimmy Buffet, Garth Brooks and Shania Twain
A Norfolk County country fan is out $500 after falling prey to a scam where he thought he was giving money to Garth Brooks, Jimmy Buffet and Shania Twain.
LRT, safe streets and keeping taxes low: Here's who's running in Ward 11
There are two people running in Ward 11 — incumbent Brenda Johnson and steelworker Waleed Shewayhat.
Frost advisory issued for Hamilton
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
3 incumbent councillors opposed to LRT throw support behind Vito Sgro
One of the supporters is Terry Whitehead, who said he wants the $1-billion investment spent on other projects.
Marvel superheroes meet special Olympic heroes at FirstOntario Centre
Special Olympics athletes in Hamilton went through a morning of intense superhero training today at FirstOntario Centre.
Changes loom for cops and courts as weed becomes legal
As the sun rises on a Canada where recreational marijuana is now legal, changes are coming to the two main arms of the justice system: the cops and the courts.
Donna Skelly accuses Andrea Horwath of pushing her, says NDP leader needs 'anger management'
Horwath denies accosting the PC MPP for Flamborough-Glanbrook and claims it was Skelly who "went ballistic" when she tapped her on the shoulder.
Ontario killer and rapist Paul Bernardo denied parole
Paul Bernardo was denied parole at a hearing in eastern Ontario today. It was attended by family members of some of his victims and a woman who survived an attack by the Ontario killer and rapist.
7 highlights from our interview with mayoral candidate Fred Eisenberger
Mayoral candidate and incumbent mayor Fred Eisenberger took questions from CBC's Samantha Craggs and from readers during a live interview Wednesday.
Men arrested at gunpoint after police shut down east end street
Two men are facing charges after armed police officers and police dogs swarmed an east end neighbourhood Tuesday evening.
Chance of showers Wednesday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
'That is a lie': Ward 1 candidate who uses wheelchair disputes inaccessibility of LRT
Sophie Geffros, Ward 1 election candidate, uses a wheelchair and often watches crammed buses pass by. So when a light rail transit (LRT) opponent said the planned transit system wasn't accessible, Geffros couldn't help but fire back.
Mind your marijuana manners: Navigating the social norms of legal cannabis
There are well established norms and courtesies around alcohol and social gatherings but many people will be encountering cannabis in social situations for the first time in the coming days and months. Here's what to expect.
What you asked about marijuana legalization in Ontario — and what we still don't know
Cannabis is now legal but there are a lot of questions left about how it is going to work here in Ontario. Here are some of your questions.
Lawyer says Paul Bernardo will 'express remorse' in parole bid.
Nearly 25 years after Paul Bernardo was convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of Ontario teens Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy, their mothers will address the parole board members who will decide whether to grant the notorious killer some freedom.
No quorum at council stalls Merulla's attempt to release flood relief grants
During an emergency council meeting, Ward 4 councillor Sam Merulla, pushed a motion to release relief funds to those affected by the flooding of Oct. 2.
'We've already reached peak weed': A dealer's life is forever changed as Ontario embraces pot
As of Wednesday morning, recreational cannabis is legal across Canada. What will that mean for Hamilton?
Paul Bernardo to seek parole Wednesday after 25 years in prison
Paul Bernardo, whose very name became synonymous with sadistic sexual perversion, is expected to plead for release on Wednesday by arguing he has done what he could to improve himself during his 25 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement.
City begins process to appeal ruling on Christian Heritage Party transgender bus shelter ads
Hamilton is starting the process to appeal a superior court decision that determined the Christian Heritage Party (CHP) had the right to post bus shelter ads the city deemed transphobic.
$2,500 worth of fuel stolen from Norfolk County farm, police say
The Ontario Provincial Police is looking for a total of 2,000 litres of fuel stolen from a farm in Norfolk County.
TD Canada Trust to maintain Hamilton's LGBTQ and Trans flag crosswalks
The LGBTQ and Trans flag crosswalks in front of Hamilton city hall will be maintained by TD Canada Trust for the next five years thanks to a $10,000 sponsorship agreement.
Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander off to great start in NBA career
In the Los Angeles Clippers' final pre-season game against Maccabi Haifa last week, Hamilton's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drove to the hoop from halfcourt before muscling through two opponents for an emphatic dunk. The 20-year-old rookie calls it the highlight of his young NBA career thus far.
Frost advisory issued for Hamilton
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Burlington attack ad says female mayoral candidate is 'irrational' and bad at math
Some residents and women's advocates say they're disturbed by a flyer portraying a Burlington mayoral candidate as calculated, manipulative and bad at math.
U.S. lab says this 7-year-old has Lyme disease — Canadian MDs won't even test him
At only 18-months-old Trent Nimeth’s eyes were rolling to the back of his head. Now, at 7-years-old, he complains because he feels his brain is on fire.
Hamilton man chases woman into traffic, stabs a man
At around 9:30 a.m. a 20-year-old Hamilton man walking along Main Street West got into an argument with two men.
Woman, 21, caught stunt driving 56Km/hr over speed limit
Hamilton Police say they have impounded the car of a 21-year-old woman from Stoney Creek for driving at 116 km/hr on a 60 km/hr zone.
Protect your plants: Frost advisory issued for Hamilton
Environment Canada issued a frost advisory for the city, warning the mercury may plummet below zero for several hours and people should cover up their plants.
Missing Burlington father and 11-month-old found safe
A Burlington, Ont., father and his 11-month-old son have been located after they were reported missing, Halton police say.
Restaurant manager charged with sexual assault, Niagara Police say
A restaurant manager from the Toronto-area is facing a sex assault charge after an alleged incident at his workplace in Port Dalhousie, Ont.
Periods of rain Monday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Pedal power: Cycling numbers rising in Hamilton
More and more people are turning to cycling as a viable way to get around in Hamilton, the city’s latest numbers show.
Provincial NDP distances itself from Eve Adams campaign after 'Andrea Horvath' endorsement
Ontario’s official opposition says Hamilton city council candidate Eve Adams has created confusion by sending out an orange-tinted election mail out with an endorsement from an “Andrea Horvath” — not Andrea Horwath, the leader of the NDP.
Green thumbs beware: Frost advisory in effect for much of southern Ontario
Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for much of southern and eastern Ontario warning that temperatures are likely to drop near the freezing mark Saturday night into Sunday.
3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week
Check out new music from Jadea Kelly, Cursed Arrows and Daniel Romano.
Minister says new steel surtaxes will protect Hamilton jobs
The federal government has announced a new 25 per cent surtax on seven steel products in an effort to protect Canadian producers from "excessive imports" by foreign trade partners.
Is the Jamesville housing plan the best one for low-income families?
Two Ward 2 candidates are facing off on the future of 91 social housing units in the North End.
Hamilton cyclist in critical condition after crash, police searching for witnesses
The 68-year-old cyclist was turning from Trinity Church Road to Golf Club road around 6:25 a.m. when he was thrown from his bike and onto the roadway by a 2008 Chevy Malibu, according to police.
How to get to know Ontario in a month: Couple walks 900 km Bruce Trail in 5 weeks
Natalie Schott and Chris Wilson saw more of Ontario in five weeks than many of us will see in a lifetime. They took a walk down the Bruce Trail, all 900 kilometres — Niagara all the way to Tobermory.
Will medical users shift to recreational pot? This producer is ready if they do
Emblem Corp. in Paris, Ont. opened its doors Thursday in hopes of showing the public they're growing marijuana in a professional, sterile environment.