Ahead of FIBA ​​World Cup, Nurse recalls ‘hard to play’ WNBA season without Griner

Ahead of FIBA ​​World Cup, Nurse recalls ‘hard to play’ WNBA season without Griner

On the day Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in Russia in early August, Kia Nurse and her Phoenix Mercury teammates watched the heartbreaking trial played on their phones in their locker room. The Mercury hosted the Connecticut Sun later that day, and the two teams closed on center court for a tearful 42-second … Read more

Friends and colleagues mourn murdered police officer Andrew Hong

Friends and colleagues mourn murdered police officer Andrew Hong

Toronto Police Services Const. Andrew Hong’s colleagues spoke in low voices Monday night as they described a kind, mild-mannered officer whose life ended in a shocking daytime shooting. A beloved trainer and traffic cop. A family man. An asset to the service he represented. On Monday, Hong took a break from motorcycle training with fellow … Read more

Woman in life-threatening condition after Hamilton hit and run: police

Woman in life-threatening condition after Hamilton hit and run: police

Police are looking for a driver after a woman was hit by a car in Hamilton on Friday night. Hamilton police said a 27-year-old woman was hit while crossing Mohawk Road near Ottawa Street. The driver did not stay at the scene. Officers are looking for a gray or silver four-door car, possibly a Honda … Read more

Ancaster, Ont. Lottery winner says part of his $448K winnings will go to new vehicle – Hamilton

Ancaster, Ont.  Lottery winner says part of his 8K winnings will go to new vehicle – Hamilton

A man from Ancaster, Ontario, says his six-figure lottery win in August was his first major win from a game he plays every week. James Browne, a 72-year-old retiree, revealed that a new car is one of his future purchases, thanks to his $448,000 Lottario win. “I checked my ticket several times to make sure … Read more

Police investigate anti-Semitic reports in downtown Hamilton – Hamilton

Police investigate anti-Semitic reports in downtown Hamilton – Hamilton

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with the posting of anti-Semitic messages in downtown Hamilton. Investigators say the graffiti was located in an area not far from City Hall on Main Street West and Bay Street. Story continues under ad The posts are believed to have been placed on some fixed fixtures by … Read more

Filomena Tassi, Helena Jaczek swap cabinet roles in small shuffle

Filomena Tassi, Helena Jaczek swap cabinet roles in small shuffle

OTTAWA – Two ministers from the Greater Toronto and Hamilton regions switched portfolios on Wednesday in a minor move to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet ahead of the fall session of Parliament. Helena Jaczek, a former Liberal minister in Queen’s Park and now the federal MP for Markham-Stouffville, was appointed to handle the most important … Read more

Dundas Valley School of Art receives provincial grant to expand further after record summer – Hamilton

Dundas Valley School of Art receives provincial grant to expand further after record summer – Hamilton

The Dundas Valley School of Art has had its busiest summer ever and is on track to expand even further, thanks to a provincial grant. 2,846 people registered for summer programs this year, an increase of nearly 20 percent compared to a pre-pandemic peak of 2,396 in 2019. With a new round of funding from … Read more

Lights Fest faces online backlash after event cancelled

Lights Fest faces online backlash after event cancelled

Another Toronto-area festival is under fire after some attendees said they were told the event was cancelled upon arrival, and some residents in the area drew attention to long-standing issues brought on by the festival. The Lights Fest is described on the event’s website as a picturesque event where participants release candlelit lanterns while enjoying … Read more

count. Whitehead not seeking reelection to Hamilton’s Ward 14 as registration deadline passes – Hamilton

count.  Whitehead not seeking reelection to Hamilton’s Ward 14 as registration deadline passes – Hamilton

A longtime councilor from Hamilton, Ontario, who recently admitted to health problems, will not be re-elected this fall. In a statement issued after the registration deadline passed on Friday, Ward’s Terry Whitehead cited 14 family illnesses, the loss of loved ones, his own declining health and the COVID pandemic as his reasons for not holding … Read more

Transit priority signal, designated bus lane now operating on Main and MacNab streets: City – Hamilton

Transit priority signal, designated bus lane now operating on Main and MacNab streets: City – Hamilton

Hamilton’s transportation department is warning drivers that a new transit priority signal and a designated downtown bus lane west of City Hall is now in operation. Located at the intersection of Main Streets and MacNab Streets, the changes are part of the city’s recent traffic reconfiguration project approved by the City Council in July to … Read more