After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, fans from across Southwestern Ontario gathered at Centennial Hall this weekend for Forest City ComiCon. From D-list villains in Batman to the Simpsons and anime characters, cosplayers of all ages showed off their colourful creations. LFP Reporter Calvi Leon was there to discuss their comics-inspired attire: Read More
The Free Press spoke Thursday with Flair’s vice-president of revenue and planning, Eric Tanner, about the company’s decision to launch services here.
A young London-area couple, newly married, say they’ve been shut out of their new home and a life together after a developer cancelled their condominium purchase. Lucas Berthault and his wife Erin are now living apart, each with their parents and seeing each other on weekends, after Green Urban People Ltd. cancelled their purchase of […]
The Ontario government is working for workers by investing $289,759 in the Women in Carpentry 2.0 program in Huron-Kinloss. The Women in Carpentry 2.0 program seeks to empower women to enter the carpentry trade by providing training and skill development, including safety in construction and on-site work placements. This program is made possible through a […]
In yet another sign of life returning somewhat to “normal”, the Huron Fringe Field Naturalists (HFFN) held their annual dinner meeting May 17 at Camp Kintail, the first since 2019. Fifty-five members enjoyed the opportunity to socialize, share a meal and listen to a presentation by Dr. Sonja Ostertag of Owen Sound. Dr. Ostertag outlined […]
It’s supposed to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but for independent retailers across London, Boxing Day was dulled by government-imposed half-capacity limits. And with COVID-19’s Omicron variant sending caseloads spiking, even as hospitalizations have not yet risen dramatically, many business owners are worried about what new hurdles may loom in […]
London Mayor Ed Holder won’t seek re-election in October’s civic election, he announced Tuesday, throwing the race for the top job wide open five months before voters head to the polls.