Housing and sustainable growth are among the key issues that will dominate as Ontario civic politicians and officials descend on London this week for their largest annual conference. Read More
Bruce County Fire Chiefs have declared a total fire ban on all open-air burning, including campfires. This ban is in effect as of June 8, 2023, and will remain in effect until such time that it has been declared safe, a media release said. The Fire Danger Rating in Bruce County is extreme. The fire […]
The shooting death of 15-year-old Caden Francis on Antrim Crescent in Scarborough’s Dorset Park neighbourhood is a long way from the tiny Southwestern Ontario hamlet of Port Ryerse on Lake Erie, near Port Dover. But when Toronto police attempted to arrest 70-year-old gunsmith Rodger Kotanko in that small town last November, it was all tied […]
HAGERSVILLE – The fatal shooting of a rookie Ontario Provincial Police officer responding to a seemingly routine call days after Christmas has shocked this Southwestern Ontario town of 3,000.
A man has been charged with careless driving after a single-vehicle crash that damaged a traffic light in Aylmer. Aylmer police say Ford F-250 pickup truck was travelling north on John Street at Beech Street in a last Wednesday morning when it struck a traffic light pole. The vehicle then jumped the curb, drove onto […]
West Grey council has unanimously voted to maintain its local police force. On Thursday, council voted 7-0 in a recorded vote to keep the West Grey Police Service following a policing service study that compared the service to the OPP. West Grey Mayor Kevin Eccles said Friday that the unanimous decision by council makes it […]
An advocate for Ontario’s migrant workers is calling a serious single-vehicle crash near Chatham that sent eight people to hospital – four with serious injuries – a “workplace accident.” The passenger van, driven by a 31-year-old migrant worker, was travelling east from Chatham on Fairview Line early Sunday morning when it reportedly failed to stop for […]