St. Catharines auto plant cleared to reopen after acid spill sent more than 20 to hospital

A St. Catharines, Ont., auto plant says it has been cleared to reopen after an acid spill sent up to two dozen of its employees to a Niagara Region hospital on Tuesday. Approximately five litres of hydrochloric acid spilled at the THK Rhythm Automotive plant after...

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An Ontario boy with terminal cancer wanted to see monsters. 1,000 strangers made it happen

A five-year-old Hamilton boy battling brain cancer had one request: he wanted to see monsters. Earlier this month, 1,000 strangers made his wish come true. Alexandros, also known as Alex, Hurdakis was first diagnosed with a type of brain tumour called Ependymoma when he was 10-and-a-half...

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A Hamilton boy with terminal cancer wanted to see monsters. 1,000 strangers made it happen

A five-year-old Hamilton boy battling brain cancer had one request: he wanted to see monsters. Earlier this month, 1,000 strangers made his wish come true. Alexandros, also known as Alex, Hurdakis was first diagnosed with a type of brain tumour called Ependymoma when he was 10-and-a-half...

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Canada Posts launches four stamps recognizing residential schools and reconciliation

OTTAWA – Canada Post is launching four new stamps showcasing Indigenous artists’ visions for truth and reconciliation. The Crown corporation says this is the first in an annual series meant to encourage reflection on the painful legacy of Canada’s residential schools. The stamps will be released...

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The unending awfulness of Kim Mulkey, Brittney Griner’s former coach

Kim Mulkey, the head coach of Louisiana State University’s women’s basketball team and a former coach to WNBA star Brittney Griner, made headlines earlier this week with her cold response to a reporter mentioning Griner’s detainment in Russia. Mulkey, who rode Griner to an NCAA championship...

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Trump suggests he could lead negotiations between Russia, Ukraine

Between playing golf, watching television, promoting QAnon content, and meeting with his defense attorneys, Donald Trump is probably quite busy. But this morning, the former president published a missive in which he suggested he was prepared to help lead diplomatic negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. No,...

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There’s a cold war brewing among extremist GOP lawmakers

In the past week, I’ve watched with interest as right-wing lawmakers, seemingly self-assured they’ll retake the House this fall, offer conflicting remarks on their political strategy if they regain the majority. There’s tension in the conservative movement. A storm is brewing.  Two clear factions seem to...

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