Christine Rankin


Christine Rankin is a reporter with CBC Hamilton. Her twitter account is @ChrisRankinNews.

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How experts tag monarch butterflies at Royal Botanical Gardens and how you can help

An education officer at the Royal Botanical Gardens tags monarchs before they migrate to Mexico. Here's how people can support their thousand-kilometre journey.

Cooks at Dundurn Castle restore Victorian recipes, sending visitors back in time

The cooks at Dundurn Castle are holding a historic cooking workshop, where people will get to make and taste soups from Victorian-era recipes.

City committee to talk enforcement of 1-metre rule to keep Hamilton cyclists safer

The City of Hamilton's public works committee will vote on a motion that asks police to investigate ways of enforcing the 1-metre passing rule around cyclists. Ottawa, Guelph, and other communities have enforced the law with radar devices.

Hamilton police chief apologizes for comments about public sex and the LGBTQ community

In an interview with CHML's Bill Kelly, the Hamilton police chief spoke about public sex when he was asked about the next steps for repairing relations with the LGBTQ community. He's now apologized.

Vital services, campus activities at risk as Mac students choose what fees to pay

McMaster University students are navigating student life as the provincial government's 'student choice initiative' comes into play. The student union and clubs won't know how much money they have until halfway through the semester.

'Super-wealth tax' to raise $5.6B in 1st year, Singh says during Hamilton NDP event

The 'super-wealth tax' would apply to Canadians with fortunes of over $20 million. Singh announced how much money the NDP expects it to raise at a Hamilton east end home earlier today.

Are you happy with city of Hamilton services? City wants to know, launches survey

The city of Hamilton has launched the "Our City Survey" to hear how satisfied residents are with government services.

Niagara region gets $29M from feds for 2021 Canada Summer Games

The federal government has announced $29 million in funding for the 2021 Canada Games in the Niagara area. The money will go toward the construction of two new facilities and will help fix up seven other venues.

Bernie Custis opens its doors as Hamilton students head back to class

It's back to school for students across Hamilton. Bernie Custis, the new high school downtown, is opening its classes for the first time.

LGBTQ community members look for more after meeting with Hamilton police

Hamilton police met with members from the LGBTQ Thursday night. Community members say they want action.

Bus driver shortages will hit Hamilton schools again as kids go back to class

The HWCDSB and HWDSB have announced more school bus driver shortages as class starts next week. They expect to be about 15 drivers short.

City staff recommend building new 'right-sized' arena downtown

The city's general issues committee will review a report on the city's entertainment venues. City staff are recommending a strategy that includes building a new arena downtown.

Faith-based think tank submits proposal to restore Balfour House

A faith-based think tank wants to restore and lease Hamilton's Balfour House from the city. This has come as a surprise to a local councillor.

Standing room only at Hamilton Ticats Labour Day Classic

The Labour Day Classic between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts is sold out — at least in terms of seats. Only a limited amount of standing room tickets is available.

Hamilton police want to be 'in a better place' with LGBTQ community

Hamilton police will meet with LGBTQ community members and organizations on Thursday to listen to their concerns. Police say they want to move forward on re-establishing the lines of communication.