More than 5,000 students moved into residences at Western University on the weekend, and about 33,000 other students will join them on campus when a new school year begins this week. Western is requiring students to have a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine and to wear masks in class in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The London Free Press asked some students how they feel about the school’s mask mandate. Photos by Derek Ruttan Read More
Looking to honour the legacy of emergency medicine in London, as well as the patients they serve, emergency room doctors are donating $100,000 to a supportive housing initiative in the city. Indwell received the funding from the 75-member group London Emergency Medicine Associates, made up of ER doctors, for the housing agency to build deeply […]
The memory of those who fought and sacrificed in the Dieppe Raid took centre stage Friday in Windsor. On the 80th anniversary of the Aug. 19, 1942, raid that represents Canada’s bloodiest day of the Second World War — and proved particularly deadly for Windsor and Essex County — t he City of Windsor and […]
Grey-Bruce’s medical officer of health, Dr. Ian Arra, issued a reminder Friday that though he rescinded his local “class order” with self-isolation requirements, Ontario’s self-isolation requirements remain. They require people who test positive for COVID-19 to isolate for at least five days if fully vaccinated or are younger than 12 years, or at least 10 […]
A London homeless agency will reopen its dining room and offer yoga mats and chairs for the night after the city resorted to putting homeless people in two buses overnight during the weekend.
Public health reported five new local cases of COVID-19 over the weekend as the Grey Bruce Health Unit gears up for the start of vaccinations for children aged five to 11 later this week. Medical officer of health Dr. Ian Arra said Sunday the health unit is expecting to receive the earliest shipment of vaccines […]