Hanover police seek suspects who robbed wheelchair-bound victim

The Hanover Police are seeking the public’s assistance in seeking two men who are accused of robbing a wheelchair-bound victim of sentimental personal items including photographs of deceased family members. According to a police media release distributed Friday evening, police were called to the area of 10th Street and 11th Avenue for a reported street […]

For Mayor Josh Morgan, homeless hub critics go from political to personal

Mayor Josh Morgan says the blowback has gone from political to personal after he and a city council majority endorsed a plan to open homeless “hubs” in several parts of London – including, most contentiously, his own suburban northwest community. While much of the debate appears to flare up on social media, Morgan, a married […]

Police thank public for its patience as officers investigate death

Police said Friday that they continue to actively investigate the death of Sharif Rahman in Owen Sound in August. Grey Bruce OPP said in a release that the OPP and Owen Sound police have received many tips concerning the 44-year-old restaurateur’s death. “Both police services have made this investigation a priority and continue to dedicate […]

Grey County helping with conference to build momentum for hydrogen

Grey County will help organize a conference to build on the momentum driven by a local hydrogen electrolyzer development and manufacturing company. Hydrogen Optimized, located in Owen Sound’s industrial park, this month announced it received a $3.5-million federal economic development loan towards an $11-million, fivefold expansion of its production capabilities through robot automation and to […]

New bus service revives shuttered Greyhound station, with six destinations

A new bus service is taking over downtown’s former Greyhound station with plans to connect London to surrounding cities across the Greater Toronto Area. Intercity Bus Terminal, at 101 York St., is still in its soft launch phase and brings six routes to London passengers: Toronto, Kitchener, Mississauga, Brampton, Woodstock and Breslau. “My aim was […]

Knight flight! Airport-themed VIP suite debuts for new OHL season

There’s a new high-flying seating option for London Knights fans to watch their OHL team play on home ice. The London International Airport has launched the YXU Flight Deck, a Boeing 737 replica-style private section, at downtown’s Budweiser Gardens. Fans enter the VIP suite through an aircraft door into an interior that has room for […]

Local Muslim group gets $200K to support counselling program

London’s Muslim Resource Centre is getting money from the federal government to support its counselling program as the trial of the man accused of killing four members of a local family reignites memories of the horrific violence. Kamal Khera, Canada’s Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, revealed the local agency was receiving $202,131 […]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Dream Lottery’s dream home

The fall edition of the Dream Lottery officially kicked off Thursday, boasting three grand prize options including a Byron dream home, $1 million cash or two tiny homes and $750,000 cash. The twice-yearly fundraiser for London’s hospitals –London Health Sciences Centre, Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Care London – has raised more than $57 […]

Trades college and affordable housing tabbed for site of former high school in Meaford

Plans are in the works for Meaford’s former high school, as well as its neighbouring running track and green space. A Toronto-based not-for-profit is proposing to turn the site of Meaford’s former high school at St. Vincent Street into an engineering and trades college, while the municipality is setting aside funds and seeking the county’s […]