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Cpl Nathan Cirillo was looking forward to full-time military career before Ottawa shooting at National War Memorial

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was a part-time Hamilton reservist with dreams of becoming a full-time soldier when he was sent to Ottawa for a temporary posting guarding the National War Memorial. He and his friend, fellow Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada member Branden Stevenson, were standing as ceremonial honour guards when a gunman, identified as Michael Abdul Zehaf-Bibeau, opened fire shortly before 10 a.m., killing Cirillo.


Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Wayne Marston was first-hand witness to attack on Parliament Hill

MP was barricaded inside a committee room as RCMP shot at gunman


Rogers, Source Cable mum on sale talk

Source last family-run cable service in Hamilton


Hamilton Mayor Bob Brainta issues statement on death of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders soldier

Today a member of Hamilton’s own Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders was killed while performing the duties of a sentry at the National War Memorial.

Hamilton mayoral candidates want Vision 2020 updated

Two of Hamilton’s mayoral candidates are proposing to updateHamilton’s Vision 2020 document with the help of the city’s youth and young professionals.

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Halloween a big food raiser on Hamilton Mountain

It’s the unofficial kick-off to the Christmas-holiday season food drive at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre.

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MP David Sweet says PM safe

Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale Conservative MP David Sweet is applauding security forces for their quick reaction after gun shots rang out at the National War Memorial and on Parliamentary Hill in Ottawa Oct. 22 striking a soldier.

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MP David Sweet reports House of Commons colleagues are safe

Ancaster Dundas Flamborough Westdale MP David Sweet is reporting there is no danger to Canada’s prime minister during the current crisis at the House of Commons.

Workload study doesn’t back hiring more cops, Hamilton police services board chair Lloyd Ferguson says

The chair of Hamilton’s police services board says he doesn’t see the need to hire more officers because a new report shows calls for service are going down.

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Bay Area Restoration Council representatives visit Fessenden School

Erin Lou, left, Kendall Bezemer, Alanna Gordon, Jack Byerley, Eddie Causevic and Edris Lufti paint yellow fish on storm drains in the Fessenden School neighbourhood to raise awareness about protecting Hamilton’s water.