Help for homeless encampments on the way as service depots backed

It’s just a start – and a necessary one, city councillors say. As the number of homeless Londoners grows, unless someone can come up with a better idea and until the city’s comprehensive plan to address the homeless and most vulnerable kicks in, city council agreed Tuesday to approve $100,000 for London Cares and the […]

In the end, city council sticks with Ryan Gauss for police services board

City council’s original pick to fill a vacancy on the London police services board before backlash over a lack of diversity in the choice prevailed in a selection process Tuesday that included some surprising twists. Ryan Gauss, operations director for London North Centre Liberal MP Peter Fragiskatos and a volunteer for Mayor Josh Morgan’s mayoral […]

An impassioned plea for tolerance this Pride month, and a scathing review of the city’s history of intolerance both past and present, opened the London city council meeting Tuesday

An impassioned plea for tolerance during Pride month, and a scathing review of the city’s history of intolerance both past and present, opened London’s city council meeting Tuesday. Deputy mayor Shawn Lewis, London’s first openly gay city councillor, spoke at the start of the meeting about Pride month that began June 1. He said it […]