Hockey helmets

Kerry Goulet, co-founder of Stop Concussion Foundation, argues "it's not the helmet that's going to prevent concussions," saying that teaching players to be aware and play safely is the best way to reduce risks.

Concussion risk not reduced by most hockey helmets, study finds

Of 32 helmet models tested, all but one rated below “good,” but some argue the only way to increase safety is to change hockey culture.

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Gananoque Police

Multiple charges after vehicle, gas stolen in Gananoque

Multiple charges after vehicle, gas stolen in Gananoque

An 18-year-old Brockville man faces multiple charges in connection with two incidents in Gananoque on Monday, March 23.

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Rennick Ashby

AJAX -- Ward 2 councillor Renrick Ashby is facing three charges under the Liquor Licence Act. Coun. Ashby was photographed in September for his fifth annual Ajax Ride 4 Youth. September 5, 2012.

Ajax councillor sued for defaulted loans loses seat

Renrick Ashby is out after filing an incomplete election finance statement. Court documents claim Ashby and associates defaulted on loans of...

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Hall of fame adds 10 members

What a wonderful evening with music, stories and performances as 10 individuals were inducted into the Brockville and Area Performing Arts Hall of Fame for 2015 on Thursday, March 26. Artists and family members of inductees proudly accepted their awards and expressed their appreciation to the Hall of Fame committee.

Brockville music, arts hall of fame adds 10 members

Walking the red carpet, receiving an award for a person’s passion and being inducted in the 10th annual Brockville and Area Music Hall of...

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WORKER ACTION

Deena Ladd, the head of the Toronto-based Worker's Action Centre, says the time for waiting is over. Labour laws protecting precarious workers much change now

Too many Ontario workers being exploited: report

Report proposes amendments to Ontario law that would keep employers from avoiding minimum wage, paid leave and other protections.

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Walmart Canada says no more free shipping for most orders under $50

Walmart Canada will now require online shoppers to pay a fee on shipments under $50, with certain exceptions.

Walmart Canada says no more free shipping for most orders under $50

Amazon testing its drone delivery system in British Columbia

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Your wallet is suddenly emptier than usual.

7 reasons to dread your child’s return from university this summer

7 reasons to dread your child’s return from university this summer

      1. Your wallet is suddenly emptier than usual.       2. High school was...

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Ontario will introduce legislation to tackle privacy violations of health records

Health Minister Eric Hoskins says the Ontario government will soon table legislation to clamp down on privacy breaches of medical records.

Ontario will introduce legislation to tackle privacy violations of health records

The Ontario government will soon table legislation to clamp down on privacy breaches like alleged violation of former mayor Rob Ford’s...

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News From Beyond Brockville

Canada

Jamie Oliver asks Canada to join food crusade

Jamie Oliver expands food crusade to G20, cites diet problems in Canada

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Canada

B.C. MP quits Tory caucus over religion

B.C. MP Lunney quits Tory caucus to defend his views on evolution

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Sports

FBI: Fingerprints of bomber's brother found

FBI examiner: Fingerprints of Boston bomber's brother found on cardboard

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