A new 5G network, exponentially faster than anything that has come before, is being touted as “a game charger” by Western officials who say they are the first university in Canada to have the technology. Read More
One man is dead and a 36-year-old man charged with second-degree murder following a New Year’s Day shooting in Sparta, southeast of St. Thomas. Police responded to the reported shooting at a North Street residence in the village about 6:50 p.m. Saturday, Elgin OPP said Sunday. An injured man was taken to hospital where he […]
Julie MacFarlane always wanted to learn Ojibwe, a language that no one in her community speaks fluently. “My generation basically lost the language due to residential schools,” said MacFarlane of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, southwest of London. The language is now being taught in schools – but there remains a gap of multiple […]
In part four of our series Ghost Town, the Blackburn News Podcast looks at a scary story from the Wallaceburg area near the end of the 19th century, where the accounts of the haunting are in dispute to this day.
Steer clear Regarding the photo Feathered friend (Nov. 10) of a child approaching a Canada goose. This might seem cute, but geese can be very aggressive. Young children should be taught to stay away from not only geese, but all wild animals for their own safety. Ward Burr, Forest Lawn poppies recycled, durable Regarding Margaret […]
NorthFIRE Circus is returning to Owen Sound just in time for Halloween. The aerial circus group and the Bass Witch Coven are presenting their latest Theatre on FIRE show, The Witches, at Kelso Beach Park Friday and Saturday evening. Described as a collaborative fusion of aerial circus and fire dance, the show is set to […]
London police are investigating after a body was found in a stormwater pond in southeast London on Monday afternoon. Emergency crews, including a marine unit, were called to a pond off Cudmore Crescent, north of Bradley Avenue, in London’s Summerside neighbourhood, shortly after noon Monday. ”Police responded to a 911 call at approximately 12:20 (p.m.) […]