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Grant LaFleche


St. Catharines, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Grant:

Divided, arguing and adrift: What’s left of the ‘Freedom Convoy’ one year later?

The movement that called on Canadians to protest in Ottawa last winter is now struggling and rudderless, Grant LaFleche and Raisa Patel write. → Read More

Inside the online world of a Hamilton paralegal known as neo-fascist ‘Red Serge’

Ontario Law Society fined and suspended paralegal Everett Field, who claims he is reformed and no longer a member of the white nationalist group → Read More

With new council term about to begin, questions linger around Ward 14 race

Mike Spadafora won narrowly after promoting endorsement outgoing mayor Fred Eisenberger says did not exist. → Read More

Candidate Kojo Damptey concedes defeat; no election recount for Ward 14

Candidates talk about racism, violence experienced on the campaign trail → Read More

Spadafora says political run was two decades in the making

Well-known hockey manager anxious to learn the ropes at city hall → Read More

Have school board elections become a ‘culture war’?

From Hamilton to Fort Erie, at least 29 trustee hopefuls are being endorsed as ‘freedom candidates,’ prompting warnings from left-leaning groups. → Read More

Activist Sarah Jama set to replace Horwath as NDP face in Hamilton Centre

So far, Jama is the only approved candidate on the ballot at an NDP riding meeting on Nov. 3. → Read More

‘Freedom movement’ backs Hamilton candidates

Low voter turnout, social media reach may increase chances for those opposed to COVID mandates and ‘woke’ policies, expert says → Read More

Youth versus experience in Ward 13 debate

‘It’s time to break with the past,’ says Alex Wilson, who is challenging Dundas incumbent Arlene VanderBeek. → Read More

Death threats. Racist taunts. Vows of violence. Inside the increasingly personal attacks targeting Canadian female journalists

As the frequency and tone of online harassment intensifies, there are calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take action. → Read More

Strike a pose: Hamilton real estate agent Rob Golfi sued over stretched-arm stance

Minnesota real-estate agent claims pose is his property. → Read More

Chicken truck crash closes parts of Rymal Road East

Hamilton police shut down intersection at Terryberry Road, leaving only one lane of Rymal for traffic in both directions. → Read More

McMaster professor and students build Hamilton 2SLGBTQ+ Community Archive

Hamilton’s history of gay activism brought to life from a collection with nearly 40 years of materials of local activist Michael Johnstone. → Read More

Hamilton community groups aiming to get a grip on hate incident data

Faced with a rising tide of hate-inspired incidents in Hamilton, a local community group is working with area researchers to provide a clear picture of hate in the city and beef up support for victims. The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion has partnered with McMaster University’s department of social sciences and the City of Hamilton’s Anti-Racism Resource Centre to develop a new online… → Read More

Ghosts in the Villa: Alleged mastermind of identity theft scheme asked court for mercy

Former Villa Italia executive director asked for access to his bank account shortly before his death → Read More

High inflation driving local pet owners to give up their animals

There’s been a sharp and sudden rise in the volume of people reaching out to the local SPCA. → Read More

Ghosts in the Villa: What we know and don’t know about the $1.2 million embezzlement scheme

Villa Italia’s former executive director Pat Mostacci is accused of orchestrating an identity theft and embezzlement scheme s → Read More

Memorial to slain Hamilton man rebuilt

Memorial to Mario Rogers finds a new home near the apartment building where he was killed → Read More

Man escapes from grounds of Hamilton mental-health hospital

Police asking for the public’s help in locating 61-year-old Thomas Hart → Read More

Indigenous health centre to move to former Catholic school site

The Biindigen Well-Being Centre will be built in the McQuesten Neighbourhood on Britannia Avenue. → Read More