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HMCS Haida, Canada's 'fightingest' warship now docked in Hamilton, turns 80

Andy Barber was a signalman on HMCS Haida during the the Korean War. On the ship’s 80th anniversary, the 90-year-old tells stories of his days on the destroyer, with an energy similar to the 21-year-old version of himself that climbed aboard in 1954.

Finding housing in Hamilton an 'awful' and 'stressful' task for incoming international students

Tamish Shah, an incoming first-year student at Mohawk College in Hamilton, landed in Canada in mid August with no place of his own to live. Last week, he signed a lease for a room that cost $150 over his budget and is still an hour bus ride away from campus. He's one of many who have struggled to find housing this year.

Hamilton transit workers voting today on possible strike

Hamilton transit workers are considering strike action, with union members voting Thursday on whether they should move forward with a strike mandate.

Things to do in Hamilton this weekend, Aug. 18 to 20

Hamilton is heading into another weekend of sun, and between dancing on the waterfront and watching Robbie Roberston films, the city has you covered. 

Incoming McMaster student in 'nerve-racking' race to find housing before classes start

Srushti Thakkar knows she’ll be attending classes at McMaster University in two weeks, but still doesn’t know where she’ll be sleeping. 

Ticats coach recalls seeing Maui 'burnt to the ground' as he flew back to Ontario

When Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant coach Jeff Reinebold was flying back to Ontario from Hawaii last Thursday, he saw a place he calls home destroyed from his plane window.

What to do if you are a victim of racism — tips from Niagara anti-racism advocates

The Niagara Region Anti-Racism Association (NRARA) has been distributing brochures on what to do if you see racism or if you are a victim. It compiles bystander intervention and includes free resources for victims within the Niagara region. 

Things to do in Hamilton this weekend, Aug. 11 to 13

From a Japanese cultural festival to Concrete Canvas, there are many things to do in Hamilton this weekend.

Hamilton and the surrounding area are under a severe thunderstorm watch

Hamilton and the surrounding area are under a severe thunderstorm watch, Environment Canada says.

Striking Metro grocery store worker says she 'can't afford to shop at Metro'

More than 3,000 workers at 27 Metro grocery store locations in southern Ontario launched a strike on Saturday, after rejecting a tentative collective agreement reached last week between the company and their union, Unifor.