The thrill of victory! Alliance Hockey, the sport’s governing body in larger communities across Southwestern Ontario, held its championship tournament in London this weekend for MD, the first level of competitive minor hockey. It’s the first time the event has been held since 2019, due to COVID-19, and what could be better than youth players giving it their all? LFP photojournalist Derek Ruttan was there to capture the action: Read More
Deionte Knight led a group of five players with London and Western ties in the 2022 CFL draft Tuesday night. The Vanier Cup champ and U Sports defensive lineman of the year went 10th overall (second round) to the Toronto Argonauts after receiving invitations to NFL rookie camps of the Washington Commanders and Tampa Bay […]
A city man faces charges after break-ins at two London locations 19 hours apart, police say.
The Crown said Samnang Kong’s trial was stuck in “a COVID abyss.” Kong was supposed to be in a London courtroom Monday for his second-degree murder trial. Instead, his face appeared on a teleconferencing call into court from the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre, wearing a facemask and the requisite orange jail garb. Sometimes he leaned into […]
An agency that advocates for low-income Londoners is urging city council to use a vacancy tax on empty homes as one element of a larger affordable housing strategy. LifeSpin wrote to city councillors ahead of Tuesday’s meeting, when council is expected to approve or reject the motion to hire a consultant to study a vacant […]
The London Knights rolled into the Bayshore Wednesday evening and kept rolling en route to a 4-1 win over the Owen Sound Attack. With the win, the London Knights improve to 7-0 with four of those wins coming against Owen Sound. The Attack fall to 2-5-0-1 on the year. These two teams will square off […]
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported six new cases of COVID-19 Monday. Three of the newest cases were reported in Southgate, two in South Bruce, and a single case in Meaford. There are now 59 active and confirmed cases in the two counties including 37 involving a variant of concern. The health unit’s contact management…