It’s the first time the traditional Indigenous sport of box lacrosse has been played at the Canada Games since 1985. This year will also be the first year women have ever been able to play the sport at the competition, which kicks off Saturday.
An encampment of people experiencing homelessness in downtown Hamilton has sparked tensions with businesses and residents in the neighbourhood.
A heat warning is in effect for Hamilton, with hot weather expected to blanket the city for the next two days.
The city has released a response to a hateful incident on a Hamilton Street Rail (HSR) bus, where a man livestreamed himself hurling racist, homophobic and transphobic comments at fellow passengers.