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[Local][Weather]
Unofficial Lottery #'s for Daily Grand on Thu Dec 12, 2019 - 10,23,32,33,45 Bonus 07 Encore 0567728
[Lottery]
It appears Brantford's Arrowdale golf course will soon be for sale with the proceeds, and all future tax revenue, to be used to build affordable housing.
[Local][Politics]
Councillor Jan Vanderstelt brought the resolution to council last month, and a committee passed it 8-3. Final approval is expected at Tuesdays council meeting.
[Local][Politics]
The County of Brant and Children's Safety Village officials are working diligently to finalize plans to move the safety village to county owned land.
[Local][Politics]
Brantford's operating budget now at just over $161.2 million which is a 2.18 percent increase over last year. Council is expected to pass the budget Dec. 16th.
[Local][Politics]
Ontario high school teachers say they will hold a 3rd one-day strike in a number of districts across the province on Dec. 18.
[Provincial][Politics]
Ontario's 4 major teachers' unions are launching separate legal challenges against a provincial cap on public sector wage increases.
[Provincial][Politics]
The unions argue that the legislation amounts to a direct attack on their collective bargaining rights.
[Provincial][Politics]
Ontario's four major teachers' unions will hold a joint news conference to give an update on their ongoing contract talks with the Province.
[Provincial][Politics]
Ontario's Education Minister has announced the Education Workers Alliance of Ontario has reached a tentative agreement with the province.
[Provincial][Politics]
Conservative Party leader, Andrew Scheerer is stepping down as party leader. He says resigning was one of the most difficult decisions he has had to make.
[National][Politics]
The caucus had voted unanimously to have him stay despite concerns about his use of party money to send his five children to private school.
[National][Politics]
Canada has signed a new agreement updating the North American free trade agreement with Mexico and the US.
[National][Politics]
The Conservatives have won the majority in the UK elections. They have secured their largest win since Margaret Thatcher's 1987 election win.
[World][Politics]
Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will return to power. He says the vote will give him a mandate to 'get Brexit done' and take the UK out of the EU next month.
[World][Politics]
Matt McGovern will be the next field manager of the Brantford Red Sox. McGovern has spent the last 10 season as a player with Ottawa, Kitchener and Brantford.
[Local][Sports]
Kawhi Leonard received his NBA Championship ring in a packed stadium prior to the Toronto Raptors game in Toronto Wednesday night.
[Regional][Sports]
Brantford police are appealing for witnesses as they continue to investigate a shooting on Strawberry Lane that happened last Wednesday.
[Local][Crime]
Several shots were fired into a second story home, narrowly hitting a sleeping toddler. Officers have canvassed the area.
[Local][Crime]
A 45 yr old Cambridge man has been charged with drug trafficking after police seized a large amount of methamphetamine, fentanyl and stolen credit cards.
[Regional][Crime]
A Fergus woman has been charged for allegedly making a bomb threat against her own workplace.
[Regional][Crime]
Police are investigation a shooting in a parking lot in North York where a man in his 20's was pronounced dead on the scene.
[Provincial][Crime]
Ontario is joining 5 other provinces in a class action lawsuit against dozes of opioid manufacturers.
[National][Health]
Barkers bush is now in the hands of Brant County, and the county gained an additional 40 acres to develop a destination park. .
[Local][Social]
The county and home builder Losani exchanged parcels of land, gaining the county 140 acres of woodland and parkland at no cost to taxpayer .
[Local][Social]
Port Dover, bikers, and police are gearing up for this years last Friday the 13th biker tradition.
[Local][Social]
The province is scrapping it's lottery system for cannabis shop permits, and will begin issuing dozens of new retail permits in the spring.
[Provincial][Social]
Applications for prospective owners will open on January 6th, with the first new licenses to be distributed in April.
[Provincial][Social]
Greta Thunberg has been named TIME magazine's 2019 Person of the Year.
[World][Social]
US President Trump, says the teen activist must work on her anger management problem.
[World][Social]
One person is dead after a number of cars and tractor trailers collided in snowy conditions on the westbound 401 Wednesday afternoon.
[Provincial][Traffic]
The Stedman Community Hospice has received a donation from local veterinary clinics donating the proceeds of their monthly nail trimming appointments.
[Local][Other]
The Paris Vet Clinic, St. George Mill Animal Hospital, Cobblestone Animal Hospital and Shellard Lane Animal Hospital donated $1265 total to the hospice.
[Local][Other]
Police are investigating a possible explosive device at a Scarborough waste transfer station.
[Regional][Other]
A house fire in Etobicoke has left one victim dead and a firefighter transported to hospital with minor injuries. A male suspect has been arrested for arson.
[Provincial][Other]
4 men are charged with mischief after a plaque, dedicated to the 14 women murdered in the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique massacre, was defaced at a Scarborough school.
[National][Other]
Close to 14,000 Canadians have been killed by opioids over the last 4 years, over 17,000 hospitalized for opioid related poisoning according to a new report.
[National][Other]
Microsoft has revealed the Xbox's next generation console, Xbox Series X, to be released late 2020.
[World][Other]
Merriam-Webster has named the personal pronoun 'they' as its word of the year. Runners up include 'quid pro quo', 'impeach', and 'crawdad'.
[World][Other]
The definition of 'they' as a gender nonbinary pronoun was added to other definitions of the word and was looked up 313% more this year than last.
[World][Other]
Three people are dead in Gabriola Island, B.C. fiery plane crash.
[World][Other]
The death toll from the New Zealand volcano eruption has risen to eight. More than two dozen others are in hospital.
[World][Other]
Trinadad and Tobago has passed a bill to decriminalize the low-level possession of marijuana.
[World][Other]
Jeff Bezo's space company has completed the 12th successful test flight of their tourism rocket.
[World][Other]