Jesse Walker has put cancer in the rearview mirror. On Saturday, he had a goal of doing the same to the hills that tower over Big Bay at the start of his third fundraising run for childhood cancer research. Read More
City council on Monday directed staff to begin stakeholder consultations toward establishing a municipal accommodation tax in Owen Sound. A report to the city’s community development, tourism and culture advisory committee on March 11, containing the recommendation to start consultations which council endorsed, targets implementation of the tax on Jan. 1, 2024. A four per […]
Smoke from active forest fires in northwestern Ontario is affecting the air quality in parts of southern Ontario.
A high-profile American congresswoman has added her voice to the chorus of complaints on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border calling for the federal government to scrap its ArriveCAN travel app. Rep. Elise Stefanik, known as an ally of former president Donald Trump and one of the leaders of the Republican caucus in the U.S. […]
The official list of municipal election candidates has been released, seeing two councillors acclaimed to their positions. Beth Blackwell and Doug Kennedy, currently a councillor-at-large, were elected by acclamation to represent Ward 1. The declaration of acclamation is made when the number of certified candidates for the office is the same as the number to […]
City hall is launching a new winter plan for homeless Londoners with drop-in space in the core, a stabilization space on Hamilton Road, and two isolated shelters built on city golf courses. It’s a $1.9-million approach – funded by Ottawa and Queen’s Park – that builds on last year’s lessons, officials say. “We have learned […]