Deadly drug carfentanil has been in Hamilton for nearly 2 months: police

Hamilton police found the substance in November, and have confirmed that it is elephant tranquilizer

CBC News Posted: Dec 30, 2016 4:22 PM


Hamilton Police have confirmed that the deadly opiod Carfentanil has been seized in the city. (Dave Beatty)

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Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre giving naloxone to inmates when released

Barton Street jail is one of 2 detention centres providing anti-opioids to inmates upon release

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 30, 2016 10:31 AM


Naloxone kits like this one are being provided to inmates of the Barton Street Jail upon release, and can help prevent deadly overdoses of opioids, like fentanyl. (Laura DaSilva/CBC )

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Biking in bed is good for ICU patients, says new McMaster study

A study found that cycling is safe for patients in an ICU, even if they are sedated

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 3:42 PM


Dr. Michelle Kho’s research uses the RT-300 supine bicycle, which allows patients to work on strengthening their legs while they are in their hospital bed. (St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton)

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Running out of money, running out of time: Can the Westdale be saved?

‘Quite honestly, no one in our family is interested in running a theatre in Hamilton’

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 1:52 PM


The iconic Westdale Theatre is for sale at $1.8 million, leaving concerned fans worried for the future of the movie house. (Royal Lepage)

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‘Intimate, loving’ town of Port Colborne says goodbye to family killed in fire

Three of the people killed in the Dec. 9 fire were honoured in a private funeral Friday

CBC News Posted: Dec 23, 2016 10:32 AM ET


Many members of the community attended the private ceremony for Tammy Burd and her children Josh and Samantha, who died in a fire in their Port Colborne home. (Clare Bonnyman/CBC)

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It’s a fruitful winter for Ontario icewine

Cold chilly temps have left icewine producers pleased, with many done their harvest weeks early.

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 23, 2016 5:45


Icewine producers in Southern Ontario are happy after a cold December meant an early harvest. (Pillitteri Estates Winery)

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