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Widen Highway 403 now or it will scare away jobs, city to tell province

Hamilton's frustrated city council wants the province to hit the gas on widening part of the Highway 403, saying it will scare away potential new jobs if Ontario doesn't make it a high priority.

There's a traffic bottleneck on Highway 403 around Ancaster between Highway 6 and Main Street, particularly as the highway goes down the escarpment, says...

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Councillors approve $220,000 in ward funding for Westdale Theatre

Councillors have signed off on using $220,000 in ward infrastructure cash to help restore the facade of the Westdale Theatre.

The Westdale Cinema Group, which purchased the beleaguered landmark in May, is trying to raise $1.5 million to restore the theatre to its original 1935 finishes and update the building to meet modern accessibility standards. The...

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Lockdown spurred by reports of student on school bus with ‘handgun’

A former Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School student triggered a manhunt that sent his former high school into lockdown Wednesday morning after he was allegedly spotted on the school bus carrying what appeared to be a handgun.

The gun ended up being a replica, but Hamilton police say they always treat any threat to a school...

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