About the author  ⁄ Andres Billiald

Andres Billiald is an aspiring journalist with a passion for writing. Andres has a love for film, writing and his better half. While an intern at the CBC’s Hamilton Bureau, he covered everything from a bomb scare to a dispensary raid and even interviewed Rick Mercer. With more than 20 published stories for the CBC, Andres hopes to continue to grow as a journalist, gaining experience whenever the opportunity presents itself.

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Over 12,000 faculty from Ontario’s 24 public colleges were picketing instead of teaching on Monday after negotiations failed between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council. Car horns were blaring and traffic was at a stand-still in front of Mohawk College’s Fennell campus as picketing teachers ...

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You’ve heard about going to college to learn how to fix cars or build homes … but what about growing pot? That’s exactly what students will learn in Niagara College’s Commercial Cannabis Production program, a one-year post-graduate certificate coming to Niagara College in 2018. The program will be the first ...

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The first Canadian to walk in space will touch down in Hamilton to accept the Birchall Leadership Award next month. Col. Chris Hadfield, one of Canada’s most accomplished astronauts, will receive the Birchall Leadership Award, presented by the Royal Military Colleges Foundation annually in honour of celebrated WWII veteran, Air ...

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The sweet smell of homemade candles and freshly-cut wood fills the air at L’Arch Hamilton. The community-based foundation was started by Hamilton icon Jean Vanier in 1964. L’Arch provides support and services to individuals with developmental disabilities within the city. L’Arch offers many programs for people with developmental disabilities, its ...

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Hamiltonians came out swinging while taking part in the first ever “Jabs for St. Joe’s” event this week. Jab Counter, a Hamilton-based boxing club, and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation organized the event to support patient comfort and care at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton. Janine Belzak, the manager of special events ...

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