The average selling price of a homes listed in the London area climbed over the $825,000 mark in February. But who, exactly, is creating all the demand that’s driving the upward spike? Several groups of buyers have helped push prices to record levels during the last two years. The exact proportion of each demographic in the market isn’t completely clear, and changes from month to month, but here are most of them. Read More
One person suffered minor injuries after an armed robbery Friday night just west of London’s downtown core. London police say suspects entered a business near Oxford Street West and Wharncliffe Road North at about 5:40 p.m. Friday and showed multiple firearms. The suspects demanded items and fled the store in a vehicle that was waiting […]
Former London city councillor Stephen Orser is running to reclaim his old Ward 4 seat. Orser filed his nomination papers on Monday. He was ousted in 2014 by Coun. Jesse Helmer, who was re-elected easily in 2018 and then served as deputy mayor for the first half of this term. But Helmer announced more than […]
A former city politician has been appointed by the province to the London police services board, a move at odds with the board’s request the vacancy be filled by a Black or Indigenous person. Nancy Branscombe, who served two terms on city council starting in 2006, is the province’s pick and took her oath of […]
The defence lawyer for the 38-year-old London man convicted of attempted murder after stabbing a woman outside a St. Marys elementary school has asked for a prison sentence of 10 to 12 years.
Although its arrival in Canada has been getting widespread news coverage, monkeypox poses a minimal threat to London-area residents, the region’s medical officer of health says.