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Hamilton Dr. Ivan Escudero finished his residency in the U.S. and is eager to practise in his home province of Ontario, but says Canada’s medical licensing labyrinth is standing in his way. It’s taken seven months and counting for the multi-agency, multi-step bureaucracy to process his application. Dr. Ivan EscuderoContinue Reading

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Hamilton Canadian Premier League champion, Hamilton’s Forge FC, whose league season doesn’t start until April 13, jumps into the deep end Wednesday when the team hosts Mexico’s Chivas Guadalajara in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions Cup first-round matchup. Wednesday’s game takes place at Tim Hortons Field in HamitonTheContinue Reading

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Hamilton The Niagara Catholic District School Board has found the trustee who compared the Pride flag to the Nazi flag violated the board’s code of conduct. Natalia Benoit is relieved of duties until June 30 — but still gets $10,470 honorarium Bobby Hristova · CBC News · Posted: Jan 25, 2024 5:05Continue Reading

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Hamilton A Hamilton councillor’s recent experience witnessing a baby born in an encampment demonstrates the ‘unacceptable’ housing crisis residents face and ‘eye opening’ situations paramedics and police officers are currently responding to, he says.  Coun. Matt Francis nearly witnessed the birth and is calling for provincial funding to address homelessnessContinue Reading

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Nerene Virgin, a former actor, public broadcaster, anti-racism advocate and educator also known for her trailblazing work, has died in Burlington, Ont., at age 77. Virgin, a fifth-generation Hamiltonian, was a teacher before gaining prominence for playing Jodie on the TVO children’s show Today’s Special in the 1980s. She was also host of the CTV publicContinue Reading