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Waterdown man wanted after stabbing at Burlington bar

BURLINGTON — A Waterdown man is being sought in connection with a stabbing at a Burlington bar early Tuesday morning.

Halton police were called to The Poacher Pub on Pearl Street at 12:50 a.m. after a dispute in the parking lot turned physical.

During the fight, a 22-year-old Burlington man was stabbed with an...

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Public board sets budget for next school year

The Hamilton public school board has approved a $577.3 million operating budget for the next school year, from September to August.

The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board approved the budget — a 2.8 per cent increase over last year —on Monday.

The budget "reflects the strategic positive culture and well-being, student learning and achievement,...

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Niagara assistant referee Joe Fletcher looks forward to working second World Cup

Once again Joe Fletcher carries Canadian colours at the World Cup.

The 41-year-old chartered accountant from St. Catharines, Ont., by way of Niagara Falls, will serve as an assistant referee during soccer's biggest showcase, working with referee Mark Geiger and fellow assistant Frank Anderson, both Americans.

Fletcher, also worked the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. 


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Mother charged after infant boy found left in car in Oakville

A Mississauga woman has been charged after her infant son was found unattended in a vehicle Sunday afternoon in Oakville.

Uniform patrol officers responded to a 911 call about an 11-month-old boy locked in a parked car at a shopping plaza at 2423 Trafalgar Rd.

The child's mother had allegedly been shopping in a...

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