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International Women’s Day

March 8 marked the well-known International Women’s Day. This day held for over 100 years, recognizes the achievements and demands of women globally. The first Women’s day was held in 1909. On this day, ...
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Let’s talk about mental health

“Canadians talked like never before” was the general message Bell Canada gave after the success of their annual Bell Let’s Talk Day.. On February 8th, over 96, 000, 000 tweets, Facebook shares, texts and ...
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The death of the Canadian penny

It will now cost more money to ask someone what they’re thinking. Four cents more to be exact. The Canadian penny, the lowest currency has been around since 1858, but as of this month, the penny is dead. T...
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Idle No More turns to City Hall

Photo by Kim Jackson Idle No More has become a global movement. For a slight recap, protesters all across the country stated their action to protest the Harper government and fight for aboriginal rights and...
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Snow removal below minimum standard

Although this wintery season has been pretty light on the snow, Brantford is still known to be one of the worst for their snow removal. With only fifty-two workers over the different shifts, Brantford has over ...
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LCBO express project

The Ontario Ministry of Finance announced a new project expanding throughout the province. LBCO express stores will be opening up in grocery stores in the near future. Other provinces, such as Quebec,  already...
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Santa is coming to town!

Brantford, Ont. – Toys Alive is the theme for the 38th Santa Claus parade that will take place on Saturday, November 24 at 6 P.M. There will be many extravagant floats that have opportunities to win different...
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Potential teachers’ strike looming

Ontario – Teachers will not be permitted to strike under the proposed legislation enacted by Dalton McGuinty to impose a two year wage freeze. Teachers must negotiate deals that do not include pay increases....

VIA Rail frustrates commuters

Photo by Jordan Johnston Brantford – The Via Rail station located on Wadsworth Street began imposing paid parking in August.  The nearby street space in front of the station has since then been free and ...
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McGuinty’s shocking resignation

Dalton McGuinty has been the Ontario Premier for the last nine years, since 2003. McGuinty recently declared that he will be resigning from his position as of April 2013, when a new Liberal leader will take his...