Author: The London Free Press

ELGIN-MIDDLESEX-LONDON: New MPP guaranteed in rare open race

ELGIN-MIDDLESEX-LONDON THE RIDING The triangle-shaped, urban-rural riding covers all of Elgin County, including St. Thomas, Thames Centre to the east and a significant swath of south London, from the Bostwick neighbourhood to Lambeth. The riding has historically been home to key players Ontario’s in automotive manufacturing sector and is spanned by the Hwy 401. HOTTEST […]

Elections Ontario launches probe into area Liberals’ nominee paperwork

Elections Ontario has launched a probe into a complaint from the NDP about the nomination papers of the provincial Liberal candidate in Chatham-Kent—Leamington. Earlier this month, the Liberals dropped Alec Mazurek, their initial candidate in the riding, just hours before the nomination deadline after the NDP revealed Facebook comments he’d made as a teenager using […]

Letters to the Editor: May 24, 2022

Ford record poor According to a new report from Environmental Defence, Premier Doug Ford’s government has cost our province nearly $10.5 billion in lost revenues, legal fees and compensation for cancelled green energy contracts. The report, Hot Hot Air (And Other Gases): A Review of the PastFour Years of Ontario’s Climate Change (In)Action, focuses on […]

Police seek pickup truck, tractor after Pride flags stolen

Provincial police are searching for three suspects, a tractor and a pickup truck after three Pride flags were stolen in Oxford County. Police first responded to Norwich Township shortly after 5 a.m. Friday after receiving reports of theft and mischief on Stover Street, Oxford OPP said. At the scene, officers determined one Pride flag, the […]

Fire causes ‘substantial’ damage at London chicken-processing plant

An early Monday fire caused “substantial” damage to a portion of the Cargill poultry-processing plant in east London, fire officials say. Firefighters descended on the plant on Cuddy Boulevard about 4:30 a.m. after a number of employees reported heavy smoke in the building, said Kirk Loveland, platoon chief with the London Fire Department. “Upon arrival, […]

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