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Hamilton police now investigating Walmart confrontation as a hate crime

Hamilton police are now investigating a confrontation where a man was caught on video yelling racist comments at a couple in a Walmart parking lot as a hate crime.

Dale Robertson, 47, of Stoney Creek, is charged with threatening death, dangerous driving and failing to remain at the scene after the Friday afternoon incident.

A video of the argument, which police have confirmed...

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Homeowner injured in Flamborough blaze

A resident was injured in a fire that broke out during renovations at a Flamborough home Monday afternoon.

"They were doing some plumbing work ... and it ignited a small fire," city spokesperson Allison Jones said about an hour after the blaze broke out at the single-family home.

One of the homeowners suffered a...

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Conestoga College expanding in Brantford

Conestoga College will be expanding the number of programs at it's Brantford campus after acquriing with three new properties in the city.

The three new locations include 50 Wellington Street, 39 Nelson Street and 220 Clarence Street.

Brantford city council approved the sale of the three properties to Conestoga last week.

"Meeting the growing demand for post-secondary education needs...

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