March 2 festivities

It may only be +1 C Tuesday, but it will feel like this.

London winter like a bad party guest that won't leave

Many people in the London area have a simple message for Old Man Winter:

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Budget approved

Council approved the 2015 budget during a special meeting Feb. 26. The average homeowner is facing a 2.5 percent tax increase, equivalent to about $63.

Council passes budget, 2.5 percent tax hike included

Council has approved the 2015 budget, and its 2.5 percent tax increase, but while there was none of the bitterness of the past four years,...

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Sweat for Strong Kids

Paul Way (centre), a YMCA of Western Ontario board member, is joined by Police Chief Brad Duncan (left) and Mayor Matt Brown at the launch of the annual YMCA Sweat for Strong Kids charity cycling event on Feb. 26. The 45-minute spin classes that make up the fundraiser are set for Saturday, April 11 at Covent Garden Market.

Pedal power key to YMCA's Sweat for Strong Kids

They may have left the spandex shorts behind, but Mayor Matt Brown and Police Chief Brad Duncan happily helped launch the YMCA of Western...

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While The Springs Restaurant' Andrew Wolwowicz (right) works away on the table across from him, Iron Chef student competitor Mandar Patil (left) is asked questions about the dish he is preparing.

Makin' bacon at Fanshawe cooking competition

It’s been said that bacon makes everything better. That sentiment was put to the test by some of London’s best culinary practitioners taking...

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Police investigate attempted robbery of teens

This is the car police believe was used by the suspect of an attempted robbery in London

Attempted robbery of London boys has police searching for man

London Police are asking for the public’s assistance after an unknown man is said to have approached two boys while they were on their way...

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Speak your truth

Jayme Archibald, 19, will represent the Forest City in Vancouver this spring when she competes against 40 of the nation’s best slam poets at the Canadian Independent Poetry Slam, part of the Verses Festival of Words, April 23 to May 3.

London slam poet wins chance for national honours

That Jayme Archibald won the right to represent London at this spring’s Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championships is impressive on its...

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Vince Carriere lead the way for the JPII Jaguars with 21 points on the way to a 68-43 win over MTS in the TVRAA London District senior boy's AAAA basketball final on Feb. 25.

Jaguars win London District AAAA title, down Spartans 68-43

The JPII Jaguars have found out just how sweet revenge can be, defeating the Mother Teresa Spartans 68-43 on Feb. 25 to lay claim to the...

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Talking about culture and connection

Grant Oliphant, president of The Heinz Endowment, was one of the speakers at the inaugural London X event and will be returning to London to speak at this year's conference, set for March 7 at the Western Fair District.

London X seeks to build the cultural conversation

The culture sector adds $540 million to London’s GDP while the Cultural Prosperity Plan has established the importance of not just arts and...

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News From Beyond London


Two dead, one wounded in Toronto shooting

Two dead, one wounded in shooting at east end Toronto McDonald's



Sales of Ontario PC memberships ends today

Ontario PC leadership candidates have until 5:00 p.m. ET to sell new memberships



Harassing texts sent to PC leadership hopeful

Suspect arrested in connection with texts sent to Christine Elliott campaign



U of T teaching assistants take strike action

University of Toronto to go behind picketlines on Monday



Vet reviews now only every three years

Vets will need to verify lost limbs every three years, instead of annually



Quebec hijab decision sparks widespread criticism

Court of Quebec stands by decision to refuse to hear case unless hijab removed



Northern Ont. toddler didn't have measles

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says



NDP escalates fight over satellite offices

NDP wants Supreme Court opinion on fight over parliamentary resources



Quebec hijab dispute fuels Muslim flare-up

Quebec hijab dispute latest flash point in government relationship with Muslims



Anti-terror bill to spawn spy scandals: paper

Federal anti-terror bill wll spawn spy scandals due to poor oversight: new paper


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