Laura Clementson

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Donations in truck loads for migrant workers after St. Catharines flower farm fire

After a devastating fire at Pioneer Flower Farms in St. Catharines, Ont. left about 25 migrant workers without a home, the community pulled together to gather donations, helping employees to get back on their feet.

Over 1,000 people visit McMaster to see and smell the corpse flower

Here's a look at what the corpse flower looks like and what people thought of it whiling catching a glimpse of the large flower at McMaster University.
D-Day Anniversary

Postcards from Juno Beach dispatched 75 years later in memory of fallen Canadian soldiers

Residents across Canada have been receiving some unusual postcards stamped with a bit of personal history of the veterans who once shared an address with the recipients. Its part of an initiative commemorating the hundreds of Canadians killed in the Battle of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Hamilton man stabbed to death, 'long-time' friend accused: police

Hamilton police have released the name of the man who was stabbed to death at a downtown apartment Saturday night. Police say the victim and accused were childhood friends.

NDP leader optimistic about winning federal seats in Hamilton

During a visit to Hamilton Friday Federal NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh spoke about his optimism for winning seats in Hamilton in the upcoming election this fall.

'We pledge to make abortion unthinkable in our lifetime': PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff

Niagara West MPP, Sam Oosterhoff spoke in support of anti-abortion at rally in front of Queen's Park Thursday.

New archives strike a chord with Hamilton's music culture

Hamilton, known for its music and arts scene, is now showcasing homegrown talent with the launch of the Hamilton Music Archives. It's located on the third floor of the central library.

Six Nations of the Grand River closer to taking control of its education system

For years Six Nations of the Grand River has wanted complete control over its education system — and now they say they’re closer to achieving the goal with a new vision.

'I just want to be able to go outside' — woman calls for safer Hamilton trails

After a recent sexual assault on the Bruce Trail sent one woman to hospital, Amanda Pocha is getting ready to present a petition to the City of Hamilton demanding greater safety measures along Hamilton's urban trails.

Gas smell from sewer system evacuates 60 homes in central Hamilton

The Hamilton Fire Department has evacuated 60 homes in central Hamilton because of a gas smell they say is coming from the sewer system.

Trudeau attends Good Friday service at Hamilton church

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent Good Friday in Hamilton where he helped serve lunch at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church before attending the Good Friday service.

Other centres opening their doors to Ukrainian community after devastating fire

The president of the Ukrainian Culture Centre in Hamilton says that many organizations across the city have offered their spaces after a fire last week destroyed the centre.

Hamilton women plan 'Take Back the Trails' hike after sexual assault on the Bruce Trail

Amanda Pocha, an avid runner is organizing an event for women to reclaim the Bruce Trail after Hamilton police say a woman was allegedly assaulted while running April 10.

Flames take more than just a building as Ukrainian Cultural Centre destroyed by fire

Larysa Zariczniak recalls memories of growing up at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Hamilton after she watched it burn down on Saturday.

Hamilton teen takes a stand while sitting in MP's chair

Deanna Allain, 18, knew that she would be walking away with an experience after attending the Daughters of the Vote conference in Ottawa, but didn't expect to get involved in the political events that unfolded this week.