April signals the start of gardening and backyard projects, and also the start of Ontario Dig Safe month. It’s the perfect time for homeowners and contractors to remember that they are legally required to locate underground utilities before they begin any landscaping or construction project. Requests for a utility locate can made through the website at OntarioOneCall.ca or by calling 1-800-400-2255. Read More
Protesters who had blocked part of the highway between London and Sarnia pulled out Monday and the road has reopened, as the federal government joined Ontario in taking on emergency powers to deal with border and other disruptions caused by opponents of COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions. The six-day blockade of a stretch […]
A St. Thomas woman has been charged with assault with a weapon after one person suffered minor injuries, police say. Police responded to a report of an altercation inside a Talbot Street apartment early Tuesday, St. Thomas police say. Officers say one person was treated for minor injuries. A 34-year-old St. Thomas woman was charged […]
More aid is expected to flow from Canada including more than $100 million in food, medical supplies, and water.
February’s regional unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.6 per cent, with 700 net additional jobs, the Four County Labour Market Planning Board says. The Grey, Bruce, Huron and Perth economic region had the second lowest unemployment rate in Ontario in February. The provincial unemployment rate was also unchanged over January, at 6.1 per cent, both […]
Police say they have recovered the body of an eight-year-old boy who went missing in Lake Erie near the Southwestern Ontario beach community of Turkey Point, the first area drowning of the warm-weather season. The body was found Sunday afternoon, about one day after the search began, according to OPP Acting Sgt. Ed Sanchuk. He […]
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
HOLDERNESS, N.H. (AP) — Navigating her boat toward a wooden platform floating in an idyllic New Hampshire lake where “On Golden Pond” was filmed, biologist Tiffany Grade spotted what she had feared.
An olive brown loon’s egg with black speckles was sitting on an nest, abandoned by its parents and with no chance to hatch.