Labour marks the unofficial start of the race to London’s municipal election race, and the beginning of the end of Ed Holder’s lone term as mayor. It was the first mayoral term to be scandal-free in more than a decade, a painful stretch that reached its nadir with then-Mayor Joe Fontana’s resignation in 2014. This column by Larry Cornies on Fontana’s exit was first published in the July 19, 2014 print editions of The London Free Press: Read More
The chair of Pillar NonProfit Network’s board of directors is promising more information soon about the sudden change in leadership at the organization. Mojdeh Cox, who had been named chief executive in April 2021, departed the organization on July 14. Some Pillar member agencies were informed of the change the next day, but no details […]
For the second day in a row, another COVID-related death has been reported in Grey-Bruce. Dr. Ian Arra, Grey-Bruce’s medical officer of health, confirmed in a text message Tuesday the latest person to die was neither a long-term care resident nor hospitalized. Arra has previously declined to declare vaccination statuses of the deceased citing privacy. […]
London police are investigating an overnight vehicle fire that closed a stretch of Adelaide Street. Emergency crews were called around 3:30 a.m. Thursday to a vehicle fire on the 400-block of Adelaide Street North, where firefighters doused the blaze, police said. Police closed a section of Adelaide between Dufferin and Queens avenues. The road has […]
A crosswalk to commemorate Indigenous victims and survivors of residential schools is coming to downtown St. Thomas.
Huron County OPP and the Ministry of Labour are investigating a workplace injury that occurred just east of Wingham, after a hydro worker sustained life-threatening injuries.
The London region may be a “player” in provincial government talks to land another large-scale electric vehicle battery plant, expected to be announced by year’s end, automotive industry experts say. The Ontario government is in talks with several electric vehicle battery manufacturers to open another plant in this province, as automakers move fast to assemble […]