National Poverty Reducation Campaign kick-off

Anne Washington, chair of Association of Dundas Churches (left) and Tom Cooper, director of Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction, help launch a national poverty campaign targeting federal candidates in the Oct. 19 election.

Concession Street reconstruction

Concession Street re-opened to traffic between Upper Sherman and Poplar on Monday. The Street is undergoing a $10 million reconstruction that is slated to wrap up in December.

Distracted driver

As of September 1, 2015, drivers convicted of distracted driving face a set $490* fine and three demerit points. Novice drivers face a minimum 30-day suspension.

Kevin Higson

Steeltown Boxing Club's Kevin Higson (right) defeated Mexico's Erik Mirele to remain undefeated at 5-0 Nov. 15, 2014 at the Hershey Centre.

Dundas Cactus Festival

Cactus Festival diverted 300 per cent more waste in 2015 than the year before.

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Events in Hamilton and area

Free yoga at city hall

Wed Sep 2 | 12:00 PM

Weekly Food Truck Frenzy

Wed Sep 2 | 4:30 PM

Paris fall fair

Wed Sep 2 | 6:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 4 | 4:00 PM

Fish Fry Fridays

Sat Sep 5 | 9:00 AM

Healing Fair Festival

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Where the leaders are for Sept. 3

Harper visits northern Ontario, B.C., Mulcair also in B.C., Trudeau in Quebec

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Man found dead in Pickering was killed:police

Police say death of 80-year-old man in Pickering, Ont., is a homicide

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Federal Election

Grits nix nomination appeal in Montreal riding

Liberal party rejects nomination appeal by runner-up in Montreal riding

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Federal Election

Rebel health minister seeks federal NDP nod

Manitoba cabinet minister who challenged premier seeks federal office

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Federal Election

Wednesday's campaign news, at a glance

A look at key developments on the federal campaign trail Wednesday

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Canada

Two dead in Quebec helicopter crash

Two dead, thee injured in helicopter crash near Sept-Iles, Que.

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A look at campaign-trail promises to date

A look at promises made so far in the campaign for the Oct. 19 election

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Federal Election

Some oddities from the campaign trail

A selection of unusual occurrences on the campaign

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