A rezoning to allow a widely opposed 22-townhome development in Lambeth was endorsed unanimously by council’s planning committee Monday night. The vote came despite intense neighbourhood objections, everything from the intensity of the two-storey proposal to traffic, sewage and drainage concerns. Several nearby homeowners said infill doesn’t make sense for quiet James Street and would “ruin” the nature or character of the neighbourhood. Politicians pointed to city policies emphasizing infill as key to curbing costly urban sprawl, stressing the development was considered carefully and not “rubber stamped.” It still requires approval from city council at its March 22 meeting. Read More
Police temporarily closed roads across London Saturday afternoon as an anti-restrictions convoy rolled through some of the city’s main areas. Convoy participants filled the parking lot outside a shopping centre at Wellington Road South and Roxburgh Road, just south of Highway 401, around 2 p.m. Many honked their horns, waved Canadian flags and had anti-vaccine […]
Due to a critical shortage of nurses, South Bruce Grey Health Centre will fully close the Chesley emergency department for four full days.
Signs of bias?
Chatham-Kent’s top public-health official says he has spoken with the community’s MPP, Rick Nicholls, about getting the COVID-19 vaccine – without which the veteran politician’s Queen’s Park future may be in doubt.
Jeff Burnett isn’t training for his nearly 200-kilometre single-day bike ride for ALS. And there’s a reason. The Burlington resident, whose father Frank died from the fatal nervous system disease on July 1, 2020, in Owen Sound, said people never expect an ALS diagnosis or are prepared for the brutality of the disease and what […]