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‘Felt like playing home’: Iconic downtown Hamilton pub and music venue closing after 28 years – Hamilton

An iconic part of downtown Hamilton’s music scene is closing its doors after 28 years. Last week, the Cat’N’Fiddle pub at the corner of Augusta and John streets announced on social media that it would be permanently closing on Oct. 2. “We hope that we have provided a venue…
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Kovrig, Spavor remain ‘robust’ after 2 years in Chinese prison: Canadian ambassador – National

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are physically and mentally well and showing inspiring resilience as they near the end of their second year of imprisonment by the People’s Republic, says Canada’s ambassador to China. Dominic Barton also says Chinese authorities were paranoid about containing the spread of COVID-19 as…
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Ontario investing $1B over 6 years to improve internet, cellphone service

The Ontario government is committing nearly $1 billion over six years to improve and expand broadband internet and cellular access across the province. In the village of Minden on Wednesday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced an additional investment of $680 million on top of $315 million announced in 2019…
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Kate Spade’s husband says she battled ‘personal demons,’ sought help in last 5 years – National

The husband and business partner of designer Kate Spade, who died in an apparent suicide, said she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. She was seeking help during the last five years, “seeing a doctor on a regular basis and taking medication for both depression and anxiety,” Andy…