Author: The London Free Press

Justin Trudeau to make dental-care announcement in London

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a dental-care announcement Thursday in London. There were few details released about the visit, but Karina Gould, the federal minister of families, children and social development, will accompany Trudeau for the announcement at 1:30 p.m., expected to benefit children younger than 12. Trudeau had a memorable visit to London […]

Seven-round shootout decides London Knights-Erie Otters thriller

The London Knights have climbed to the top of the OHL’s Midwest Division standings. Mathieu Paris scored the shootout winner and rookie goaltender Zach Bowen turned aside six of seven Erie shooters for London’s sixth straight victory, 3-2 over the Otters before 2,389 Wednesday at Erie Insurance Arena. The Knights vaulted past idle Owen Sound […]

Student banners urging Western to divest fossil fuel holdings taken down

Members of a coalition tackling the climate crisis from Western University said they are disappointed banners questioning the school’s record on fossil fuels were taken down from an area where students congregate. One banner read: Western invested over $64 million into fossil fuels. “This means Western is actively profiting off of the climate crisis,” said […]

Trudeau to make dental-care announcement in London

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a dental-care announcement Thursday in London. There were few details released about the visit, but Karina Gould, the federal minister of families, children and social development, will accompany Trudeau for the announcement at 1:30 p.m., expected to benefit children younger than 12. Trudeau had a memorable visit to London […]

Another coroner’s inquest jury recommends replacing London jail

For the second time in a row, a coroner’s inquest jury has recommended the province shut down and replace the troubled Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC). The jury also recommended the province switch from a punishment to harm-reduction approach on drug use, with inmates getting anti-overdose naloxone in their cells and protection under a Good Samaritan […]

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