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Commentary: HBO hacked? Isn’t everybody guilty?

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Commentary: HBO hacked? Isn’t everybody guilty?

HBO has been hacked!!Is anybody surprised? READ MORE: HBO victim of ‘huge’ cyber hack HBO is reporting content has been stolen regarding upcoming shows, including ‘Game of Thrones’.For as long as there has been cable TV (TV you somehow pay for) someone has tried to hack into it.Remember when cable came into our homes in…

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COMMENTARY: Scaramucci firing part of a much bigger problem

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COMMENTARY: Scaramucci firing part of a much bigger problem

The train wreck that is the Trump administration was derailed again yesterday with the firing of Anthony Scaramucci  after less than two weeks on the job.Scaramucci is the seventh senior White House aide to be turfed in only the sixth month of Trump’s reign of error, and while Scaramucci’s profanity-laced tirade toward White House staffers…

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COMMENTARY: Why not make rope rescues a Hamilton attraction?

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COMMENTARY: Why not make rope rescues a Hamilton attraction?

There was yet another rope rescue at a Hamilton waterfall this past weekend. Surprised?I guess, somewhat, simply because it was just last week we spoke with officials about new signage and fencing in place to avoid the regularity of our firefighters’ latest pastime — waterfall rope rescues.Unfortunately, it seems we are still playing catchup, rather than…

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COMMENTARY: Long Island cops send the wrong message

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COMMENTARY: Long Island cops send the wrong message

We’re getting to the point where none of the bombast and outrageous statements made by U.S. President Donald Trump surprise us anymore.We don’t ask, how low can he go, because we’ve learned that this is no end to his hateful and uninformed babble.And it doesn’t surprise us when attendees at one of his rallies cheer…

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COMMENTARY: Europe under attack while the politically correct fiddle?

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COMMENTARY: Europe under attack while the politically correct fiddle?

Are migrants and refugee claimants, and one group in particular, abusing the welcome extended them by engaging in a crime wave across Europe in which women of the host nations are frequently the targets for sexual abuse, assault and rape?Let’s back up for a moment.Mention the European Union facing a threat and Brexit is the…

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COMMENTARY: Wedding? Why get out of your car, if you don’t have to?

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COMMENTARY: Wedding? Why get out of your car, if you don’t have to?

It could take longer to manoeuvre a Timmy’s drive thru than to tie the knot at Elope Niagara, Niagara’s only Little Log Chapel, and (new feature) the wedding drive through.The little log cabin holds a dozen or so, but if even that is too formal heck, stay in your car and do your business at…

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COMMENTARY: Forgot password? How about a microchip implantation?

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COMMENTARY: Forgot password? How about a microchip implantation?

A Wisconsin company floated the idea of implanting a microchip in the hands of employees instead of carrying around an ID card.All of your company info is in the chip allowing you to do business without a tether.Three Square Market (32M) was surprised when the majority of employees said, ‘yeah we’re in’.READ MORE: U.S. company’s microchip implant…

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COMMENTARY: Siemens, once touted as Liberal energy success, closes 340 out of work

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COMMENTARY: Siemens, once touted as Liberal energy success, closes 340 out of work

We all know how Ontarians feel about Premier Kathleen Wynne’s handling of the energy file.We all feel the pain of this self-inflicted wound created, not by green energy, but the lack of due diligence and cost-effective planning.When I asked Provincial Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault (who is tangled up in the Liberal Sudbury bribery scandal that…

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COMMENTARY: Hamilton growth needs to be managed, including waterfalls

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COMMENTARY: Hamilton growth needs to be managed, including waterfalls

Over a decade ago, Hamilton started to promote itself as the ‘city of waterfalls’.During that time, the city was looking at anything and everything to climb out of a slump it had been in since the industrial core lost its prominence in the years before, taking with it, jobs and prosperity.Fast forward to today and…

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Commentary: We can learn a lot from other countries

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Commentary: We can learn a lot from other countries

We have just returned from a glorious vacation touring northern Italy.We discovered the south a few years back with some friends who have family there.That’s a great advantage before ever boarding the plane. READ MORE: COMMENTARY: Is air travel safe? I guess so — maybe A guide on a food tour said to us, “Italy…

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