Ottawa commits $123M for 10 transit projects in London, including BRT

With a $123-million commitment from the federal government, the City of London has everything it needs to start construction on its scaled-down Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan. Federal and local stakeholders made the announcement Friday morning outside of city hall.…

Police arrest drug-impaired driver going wrong way on Highway 403 near Brantford

A 19-year-old from London has been arrested after driving his car the wrong way on Highway 403 near Brantford on Wednesday night. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they got a call from a civilian who saw the vehicle travelling eastbound…

$50,000 raised for Londoners impacted by Old East Village explosion to be distributed: OEVCA

Families affected by last week’s explosion on Woodman Avenue in London’s Old East Village will soon have access to some of the funds raised so far by the community. Initial relief of approximately $50,000 is being given out over the…

Oakland, Ont. country singer granted wish to record song, have it played on Country 104

An Oakland, Ont. country singer who refuses to let physical disabilities drag her down and prevent her from following her dreams of becoming a successful Canadian country musician was granted her wish. Maddy McKenzie is a singer/songwriter who began writing…

‘This is the definition of community’: Hundreds show for Old East Village benefit concert

There was no shortage of London love Tuesday night as the Aeolian Hall drew hundreds for a benefit concert aimed at supporting victims of a gas explosion in Old East Village. The concert comes less than a week after a…

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for London-area

The national weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the London region and much of southwestern Ontario. The alert was sent out shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday by Environment Canada and applies to London, Middlesex County, Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent, Sarnia-Lambton,…