Londoners are coming together Monday to remember the Afzaal family on the first anniversary of a hit-and-run crash that killed four members of the London Muslim family in a collision police allege was deliberate, the family targeted because of their faith. Talat Afzaal, 74, her son Salman Afzaal, 46, his wife Madiha Salman, 44, and their daughter Yumnah, 15, were struck by a vehicle while out for an evening walk near their Hyde Park home on June 6, 2021. The family’s young son, Fayez, now age 10, was the only survivor. Six community events are planned Monday, part of a week-long memorial to the family and call to action against Islamophobia. Read More
Expect more of the same campaign tactics from the Progressive Conservatives and ramped-up messaging by the New Democrats, political strategists say, as the big three parties enter the home stretch of a low-excitement provincial campaign.
Western University has launched a poll to gauge COVID-19 vaccine uptake among staff and students, as another university union joins the push for a mandatory vaccine policy on campus.
Saugeen Shores has nearly finished an out-of-court settlement concerning its share of Saugeen Ojibway Nation’s multi-billion dollar Bruce Peninsula claim, which a court is expected to rule on by month’s end. The municipality and neighbouring First Nations said in a news release Wednesday they’re “working together to finalize an agreement,” with Saugeen Shores. SON’s claim […]
The sixth annual “Yoga Festival”, hosted by Eric Cunliffe of Shakti Rhythm Yoga and Darrel Perry of Penetangear saw over 200 attendees raise $2,000 for Huron Shores Hospice. The weather co-operated beautifully for the event, which ran from Aug 19-21, with four different events all taking place on the newly opened North Pier. “Darrel and […]
Expected to be $3 million, the cost to repair and replace roofs on two city water reservoirs has ballooned to more than $10 million, the latest overrun to hit city hall amid the highest inflation in decades. Two of the three Springbank reservoirs need to replace roof “membranes” — what makes them watertight — and […]