A pair of politicians with deep roots in the London region have served as Canada’s prime minister. Chip Martin, a longtime LFP journalist, told their stories in this feature that was first published in our print editions 15 years ago, on Monday July 2, 2007. Read More
An event to raise awareness about the growing opioid overdose crisis in Owen Sound and Grey-Bruce is returning for another year. The memorial event, We Remember Them, is to be held on March 26 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Owen Sound Farmers’ Market. Presented by the United Way of Bruce Grey, Safe […]
Friday the 13th in Port Dover, photos by Mike Hensen OPP officers direct traffic in Port Dover on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, as thousands of bikers and other tourists show up for the traditional Friday the 13th biker rally. Even though Norfolk County declared it a “non-event” because of the COVID-19 pandemic and didn’t issue […]
Home sales in Grey Bruce Owen Sound dropped sharply, by 18.6% in March, over the same month in 2021.
The London region’s public school board has announced COVID-19 cases at 11 schools in Southwestern Ontario, including two outbreaks. The Thames Valley District school board said Tuesday confirmed or probable cases of the virus have been detected at the following London schools: A.B. Lucas Secondary School (3 cases) Byron Somerset Public School (1 case) Clarke […]
A Tillsonburg golf course that defied provincial pandemic regulations by opening for 10 days has closed, citing “overbearing” law enforcement and pledging to donate its profits to local charities. The Bridges at Tillsonburg opened April 24 despite additional restrictions that went into effect a week earlier in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases, including […]