The provincial government is moving ahead with changes to university and college regulations to make it easier for students who have experienced sexual violence on campus to come forward. The changes come in the wake of rumours on social media that up to 30 women were drugged and sexually assaulted at Western University’s Medway-Sydenham Hall […]
Someone in their mid-30’s died of a suspected drug overdose in Owen Sound Thursday, which prompted the health unit urge people who use drugs not to use them alone. There has been an ongoing trend this month of multiple overdoses in Grey-Bruce, with public health issuing three opioid alerts in August. This is the first […]
Costco is on the move in south London.
Owen Sound is taking measures to try to rein rising costs and misuse of its leaf and yard waste composting site. On Monday night, city council approved an operations committee recommendation and passed a bylaw to hire a bylaw officer to enforce the city’s waste management bylaw at the site. Council also approved a change […]
After every growing season, farmers always say: “Next year will be better,” says Crispin Colvin, who farms near Thorndale on London’s outskirts. For Southwestern Ontario corn growers, this is that year. The yields have been “really good,” said Colvin, who’s also a director with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. This year’s harvest could end up […]
One of the biggest events in Canadian folk music is coming to London. Folk Music Ontario will hold its annual conference here Oct. 13-16, bringing the folk, roots and traditional music community together in person for the time since 2019. The conference offers professional development, showcases and networking opportunities for artists and music industry professionals […]