London Free Press

London firefighters battle stubborn barn blaze

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London firefighters were still at the scene Friday morning battling a barn blaze south of Highway 401 that erupted Thursday night. According to social media posts from the London Fire Department, crews were there with Thames Centre and Central Elgin firefighters to tackle the hay barn blaze at 3700 Old Victoria Rd. In an update […]

London Free Press

Pair charged in London gun and drug bust

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Two London residents face charges after police seized a gun and nearly $20,000 worth of drugs, provincial police say. Huron County OPP launched a drug investigation in March that led investigators to identify two suspects in London, the OPP said Thursday. OPP officers and London police tactical officers searched a home on Tuesday, seizing a […]

Owen Sound Sun Times

Regional unemployment rate lowest since 2019

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The regional unemployment rate is at its lowest mark since late 2019 at 2.4 per cent. The unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region dipped by 0.6 per cent in June — the lowest since November 2019. Meanwhile, the provincial unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.9 and the federal rate rose 0.2 percentage points […]