Free Press nominated for Canadian Association of Journalists award
The London Free Press is nominated for an award by the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) for its breaking news coverage of the Afzaal family tragedy last year. Four members of the Afzaal family, hard-working immigrants from Pakistan, died after they were struck by a vehicle last June at a Hyde Park intersection in what […]
Man charged in Pride flag theft unleashes ‘disgusting’ anti-LGBTQ+ rant at local council meeting
Residents in a rural community east of London are fuming after a man charged with stealing a Pride flag was allowed to address a township council meeting, during which he compared the LGBTQ+ symbol to something out of Nazi Germany. Audio of Tuesday night’s Norwich Township council debate, obtained by The Free Press, includes Jake […]
UPDATE: Missing Saugeen Shores woman found
Saugeen Shores Police are looking for help finding a missing 85-year old woman.
PM Trudeau announces minor cabinet shuffle
A media release said Minister Filomena Tassi wanted to spend more time in Southern Ontario due to family reasons.
Public school board lists Top 5 priorities for new schools, renovations
Following a string of funding announcements, trustees at the London region’s largest school board says they’ve ranked its top five capital priorities for provincial cash – the maximum allowed – for urgently new schools or additions moving forward. The Thames Valley District school board’s top pick is an addition and renovation at Lucan’s Wilberforce public […]
Dog show makes successful return to Harrison Park, despite the weather
Through rain or shine, and even a tornado warning, the dog show goes on. The Grey Bruce Kennel and Obedience Club was back at Harrison Park this week after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hundreds of dogs competing over the three-day event. And even Wednesday’s weather, which included torrential downpours, thunder […]