Crafting paper lanterns for peace

Jacob Martin, 4, works on a paper lantern on June 30 at the Stoney Creek YMCA Childcare Centre. Jacob was among 24 children ages three and four making lanterns last week at the centre for the annual Hiroshima Peace Memorial Lantern Ceremony on Aug. 6 at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan.

Stoney Creek YMCA Childcare Centre youngsters craft paper lanterns bound for Hiroshima

Twenty-four children ages three and four made lanterns last week at the Stoney Creek YMCA Childcare Centre for the annual Hiroshima Peace...

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Developer, City of Hamilton agree to preserve Ancaster's Cooley-Hatt cemetery

Developer, City of Hamilton agree to preserve Ancaster's Cooley-Hatt cemetery

The development, proposed by Sulphur Springs Development Co., had been held up for nearly 11 years after the Cooley-Hatt cemetery was...

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The City of Hamilton has launched a pilot project in two public parks which will use "fledges" — hedge fences — to block wood fences in a battle against graffiti vandals.

Two Hamilton Mountain parks to get security cameras

Security cameras are being installed in two east Mountain parks as part of a pilot project to curb graffiti and other vandalism. Ward 6...

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Robert Heppenstall

Robert Heppenstall, pictured here winning the 800m at the 2015 GHAC track and field championships, won four gold and one silver during his high school track career.

Robert Heppenstall sets record as he wins national gold medal in 800m

Robert Heppenstall broke a 23-year-old record on his way to winning gold in the 800m at the Canadian junior track and field championships...

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New business on Concession Street

Theresa Lannigan, assistant manager at Off The Shelf Liquidation Outlet, says despite the construction the new Concession Street store has been busy.

Hamilton Mountain BIA rolls on despite construction

The $10 million reconstruction of Concession Street hasn’t stopped a couple of new businesses from setting up shop there.

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Cave 10

Francesca Brugnano (left) and Kimberly Jonasson ham it up as they promote “Cave 10”, a prehistoric musical comedy coming to the Hamilton Fringe Festival.

Shameless anachronisms, timeless moral dilemmas and loincloths

Dress up in the fashion of 10,000 B.C. and you’ll get a few stares when you walk around Sam Lawrence Park. But that’s okay,...

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5,000 hours of volunteer service

Joyce Judd was recently honoured by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association for 5,000 hours of service.

Dundas’ Joyce Judd honored for 5,000 hours of service from Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association

Joyce Judd, 78, has volunteered at the children‘s hospital for 27 years, and received an award honouring 5,000 hours of service from the...

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5 summer cupcake flavours you need to try now

5 summer cupcake flavours you need to try now

5 summer cupcake flavours you need to try now

Here are five recipe mix-ins inspired by classic summer flavours you can try before Labour Day

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Fitch keeps Ontario debt rating at AA-

Fitch keeps Ontario debt rating at AA- following downgrade by S&P on Monday

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Boy in critical condition after crash on ATV being driven by six-year-old: OPP

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Trade deficit grows to $3.3 billion in May

Statistics Canada says the trade deficit grew to $3.3 billion in May

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Oilpatch making the best of it as crude drops toward US$50 a barrel

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Canada

Alberta wildfire evacuees to return home

200 Albertans forced from North Tallcree First Nation by wildfires can go home

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Drunk driver mistakes cop car for taxi: police

When is a taxi not a taxi? A drunk B.C. driver learns the hard way

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Privacy rights apply to condo common areas

Common areas of condos subject to privacy rights, Ontario's top court rules

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