- Woodstock, Ont., mayor seeks re-election while facing sexual assault chargesby CBC News (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 8:21 pm in News/Canada/London
The mayor of Woodstock, Ont., who is facing sexual assault charges involving two complainants, is seeking re-election in this fall’s municipal election.
- Victims of Riverside Drive crash file civil suit against driverby CBC News (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm in News/Canada/London
Six of the families impacted by the Riverside Drive collision that left one child dead and 12 others injured on Nov. 30, 2021, are seeking damages. Statements of claim were filed in London this week.
- Ward 5 councillor Maureen Cassidy calls it quitsby CBC News (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 2:42 pm in News/Canada/London
Ward 5 city councillor Maureen Cassidy has announced that she will not seek reelection in October.
- London resident cautions neighbours of alleged driveway paving scamby Angela McInnes (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 2:06 pm in News/Canada/London
A London, Ont. woman says she wants to warn others after losing $4,000 to a driveway paving business that she says took her money without completing the job.
- Downtown councillor skeptical about adult entertainment application licence for Lavishby Andrew Lupton (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 8:44 am in News/Canada/London
Ward 13 councillor John Fyfe-Millar is skeptical that an application to re-locate an adult parlour entertainment licence to Lavish nightclub on Dundas Place is really about clearing the way to allow the club to stage more risqué burlesque shows.
- Mom of 5 blames mould in London Housing unit for children’s breathing problemsby Rebecca Zandbergen (CBC | London News) on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 am in News/Canada/London
Nearly three years ago, Kayla Fraser Jacobs noticed a leak in her London Housing townhome’s basement and mould growing on the carpet. She now believes it’s the reason her youngest children have been in and out of the hospital with severe respiratory issues.
- Twitch trans activist in London, Ont., says she’s still getting harassed as her new location was posted onlineby Isha Bhargava (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 10:19 pm in News/Canada/London
A London, Ont.-based transgender activist and Twitch broadcaster who police say was the victim of a swatting attack this month says she’s still getting harassed after internet trolls traced her new location and sent her a string of unexpected deliveries.
- Ark Aid’s indoor location reopens to feed people experiencing homelessnessby CBC News (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 6:05 pm in News/Canada/London
Ark Aid Street Mission has reopened their indoor location at First Baptist Church this week to offer meals, after having to close because of extreme heat earlier this summer.
- Ontario nursing, physician colleges present plans to speed up registration for internationally trained workersby Allison Jones (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 5:31 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Ontario’s nursing and physician colleges are proposing their plans requested two weeks ago by the health minister to get more internationally trained nurses and physicians working in the province’s hospitals.
- OPP racially targeted 54 migrant farm workers while searching for a rapist, Ontario tribunal rulesby Colin Butler (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 5:13 pm in News/Canada/London
Provincial police violated the rights of dozens of migrant farm workers during the pursuit of a suspected rapist at five southwestern Ontario farms in 2013, according to a recent ruling by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
- Carling Heights COVID-19 assessment centre moving to Victoria Hospitalby Angela McInnes (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 2:39 pm in News/Canada/London
Those living in London’s Carling Heights neighbourhood will soon be able to use their community centre for its intended purpose for the first time in two years.
- Ontario to fund more private clinic surgeries, send patients to temporary LTCs to ease health-care pressuresby The Canadian Press (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 10:32 am in News/Canada/Toronto
Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones’s plan to stabilize the health-care system includes increasing surgeries performed at private clinics but covered by OHIP, covering the exam and registration fees for internationally trained nurses, and sending patients waiting for a long-term care bed to a home not of their choosing.
- London’s 7th wave of COVID-19 has peaked, but cases likely to spike again this fall, says top doctorby Colin Butler (CBC | London News) on August 18, 2022 at 9:00 am in News/Canada/London
The seventh wave of COVID-19 in London, Ont., has peaked, the region’s medical officer of health said Wednesday, noting the area will likely see another uptick in cases when classes return this fall.
- What does it take to make a passport? Here’s a step-by-step guideby Laura McQuillan (CBC | London News) on August 17, 2022 at 9:00 pm in News/Canada
If you’ve applied for a passport this year — or put it off because of the long queues outside passport offices — you might have wondered what goes into the process of making those little blue books. CBC News breaks it down.
- Mayors, police and businesses urge Ontario to step up help on homelessness, opioid crisesby The Canadian Press (CBC | London News) on August 17, 2022 at 5:38 pm in News/Canada/Toronto
Mayors, police leaders and businesses in Ontario are calling on the province to provide more help in dealing with the growing homelessness and opioid crises gripping both big cities and small towns.