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Web Writer @CBCToronto | @CBCHamilton | @CBCNews | @CBCKW891 since October 2017 | Email me at desmond.brown@cbc.ca

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Desmond Brown
2 hours ago
"Six Canadians were part of the crew of USS Arizona. Five of them perished in the attack and the sixth one went on to fight another day," Philippe Dauphin, director general at the CanmetMATERIALS lab, told CBC Hamilton.:
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Desmond Brown
4 days ago
Five years after New Vision United Church announced it was embarking on a project to transform its auditorium into a 1,000-seat live music venue, the Hamilton landmark is aiming to host its first major event next September. #HamOnt
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Desmond Brown
9 days ago
"This will be the first snowfall of the season for many locales and will likely impact road conditions," the federal weather agency said.
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Desmond Brown
21 days ago
The LGBTQ community in Windsor is hoping that the days of visibility and engagement being observed this week will bring about meaningful change in the way they and in particular the trans community are treated. @transwellnesson
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Desmond Brown
a month ago
"I would really like to see our leaders step up and sort of, as they should, lead the way in making a more sustainable life for us as a community and as a global community," Tatem Benninger said. @ECI_Events
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Lauren Pelley
a month ago
Must-read update from @adamsmiller on a topic we’ve followed for months. New data suggests Canada's “gamble” on delaying, mixing, and matching #COVID19 vaccines paid off — offering lessons for the world:
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
Martin Dooley: Our data shows definitively … that the food bank users are not just low-income, they are the poorest of the low-income population in general. #HamOnt
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
Sean Van Koughnett, AVP and dean of students @McMasterU: "If the behaviour warrants it and it's within the scope of our code we will sanction appropriately, and expulsion and suspension is on the table."
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
Vincent Kuber: "I want kids to be busy doing something, at least have a training program. The end goal is to help them achieve their sports milestones, but all take away personal and team skills that they can use in life."
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
"We see that same pattern with song downloads in our data. There'd be the sharp increase as more and more people heard about the song and wanted to listen to it, then it would peak and decline."
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
"I can confirm that 21-year-old Hasnain Ali, who is affectionately known by the family as Nano, was killed during this incident," said Bereziuk. He said that for privacy reasons, the other son's name won't be released.
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
Ali's brother-in-law, @DRSULEMAN1, who spoke with CBC News from Pakistan, said he was due to get married on Oct. 10, but the wedding has now been postponed so the family can focus on supporting his sister, Ali's wife.
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
As part of the @OntariosDoctors consultations, people were asked to identify their top priority for improving local health care. About 25% of the 274 residents who responded identified reducing wait times as their top priority.
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Desmond Brown
2 months ago
"It's hard to explain to my son in Grade 6 why it's safe for him to be in a classroom with 27 students ... but it's not safe for him apparently to have an outdoor cross-country practice or to have an outdoor soccer game," Laura McIninch said.
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