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Farquhar: LHSC has lost its way – only a supervisor can help find it again

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Columnists Queen’s Park needs to appoint a supervisor to help London Health Sciences Centre find its way again amid turmoil, a London physician says Published May 25, 2024  •  Last updated 1 hour ago  •  3 minute read London Health Sciences Centre (Derek Ruttan/The

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Quiet time: Why London is looking at extending curfew for gas mowers

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News City council is looking at prolonging the time, under the noise bylaw, when residents are prohibited from using gas-powered equipment on their lawns or gardens, part of an effort to encourage the uptake of electric alternatives. Published May 23, 2024  • 

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Police seize drugs, stolen vehicles worth $340K in Thorndale

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Article content A month-long drug investigation by Stratford police has led to multiple arrests, multiple charges and nearly $340,000 in property and drugs seized. The police force said Thursday the London police emergency response and mobile surveillance units, Ontario Provincial Police physical surveillance unit and the Ontario

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Winning $50K lottery ticket stolen from store by employee: OPP

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Article content Two Southwestern Ontario residents face charges after police say a winning lottery ticket with a $50,000 cash prize was stolen and redeemed. The OPP’s investigation and enforcement bureau received information on Dec. 14, 2023, from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. about a suspicious lottery

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Province tabs over $8 million to help local communities fix thoroughfares

The provincial government is investing over $8 million to repair major roads in Grey-Bruce. The province is earmarking $2.7 million for Owen Sound to help in the rehabilitation of 9th Avenue East from Superior Street to 6th Street East and $3 million for South Bruce Peninsula to aid in the reconstruction of Berford Street (Highway […]

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London-area home construction figures tick up, bucking Ontario, national trend

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News The London area is bucking Ontario’s home construction trend, with the region seeing more housing starts so far this year than in 2023, new figures show. Published May 23, 2024  •  3 minute read Apartment building construction continued at the site of a former hospital

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Classic cars among $3M worth of vehicles seized by police

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Article content Two men faces charges after provincial police seized nearly $3-million worth of stolen vehicle, including classic cars, in northeastern Ontario. Lambton County OPP received a complaint last year about stolen vehicles, leading investigators to carry out a search on May 14 in Stirling, a town

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‘Aggressive’ dog bites police officer during owner’s arrest

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Article content An officer was bit by a bullmastiff dog while arresting its owner during a stolen-vehicle investigation earlier this week, Hanover police say. Police in Hanover – a rural town of about 8,000, south of Owen Sound – say a resident reported a suspicious vehicle parked

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16 years after it busted, Springbank Dam saga nears conclusion

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Article content The long saga of London’s broken Springbank Dam should be finished by year’s end, almost two decades after it busted during testing. A report going to city council’s planning committee this week says the partial removal of the structure will start in July and be

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Mother wants London police to release details on daughter’s shooting death

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Linda Davidson won’t stop fighting until she gets justice for her daughter. Published May 20, 2024  •  Last updated 1 hour ago  •  3 minute read Tiffany Gates. (GoFundMe) Article content Linda Davidson won’t stop fighting until she gets justice for her daughter.

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Anastakis: What Honda’s $15B EV investment means for Ontario, industry

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In retrospect, the turnaround — and just how fast it happened — is difficult to believe. In 2010, Ontario’s economic future looked grim. Tied as it had been for more than a century to the automobile industry, the provincial economy was in freefall. General Motors and Chrysler