Pitcher’s gem puts London Majors closer to first championship since ’75

Owen Boon has thrown a lot of gems in his London Majors career.  His latest might have been his finest – and it put London into the Intercounty Baseball League championship series for the first time in seven years. The veteran righthander struck out 16 in a complete-game five-hitter to blank the Brantford Red Sox […]

Public art installation in Owen Sound about hope and healing

When Metis artist Tracey-May Chambers began her #hopeandhealingcanada installations earlier this year, her main goal was about reconnecting as Canada and Ontario began to reopen from the pandemic. Since then her installations have remained symbols of connectivity, but have also become about creating a dialogue about the difficult subjects of past and present racial discrimination […]

Excitement high as in-person business achievement awards return

The London Chamber of Commerce’s business achievement awards will return as an in-person gala next Wednesday. “Everybody’s masked, everybody’s distanced, everybody will produce proof of double vaccination at the door,” said the chamber’s Graham Henderson, who replaced Gerry Macartney as chief executive of the organization in March. The event takes place downtown at RBC Place. […]

Licensing all rental units in London too costly, not needed: City staff

A battle over the state of housing in London is heading back to politicians on Tuesday as city staff recommend against expanding licensing rules to cover all rental units. Advocacy group ACORN and a pair of city councillors pushed earlier this year to license all of London’s rentals – right now, there are 47,000 apartment […]