Smooth sailing for police budget

Chief Brad Duncan discusses the $93 million police budget during discussions with the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee on Jan. 29. The budget, which includes a 0.7 percent increase over 2014, was supported unanimously.

Council supports historically small police budget hike

In presenting one of the lowest London Police Service budget request ever, Chief Brad Duncan said he heard calls from politicians and...

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A helping hand

Teresa Armstrong, MPP London-Fashawe and Sheila Simpson of the Ontario Trillium Foundation present Joanne Beasley, board Chair of the Women's Community House with a plaque commemorating the centre's recent improvements, which will benefit women in crisis across London.

London crisis centre upgrade a lifeline for women

Soft blankets, ready to lend a little warmth and support to women in crisis, are draped over sturdy chairs in three small, but inviting,...

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Year of the Brain 2015

The official launch of the Year of the Brain awareness campaign took place on Jan. 28 at Parkwood Hospital. Among those taking part were (from left) Carl Cadogan, CEO of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada; Donna Thomson, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of London and Region; and Sue Hillis, executive director of Dale Brain Injury Services.

Year of the Brain speaks to brain injury, mental health

Joy Cameron has lived with clinical depression for 14 years and is now recovering from post-concussion syndrome, making hers an ideal voice...

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Readers' Choice Awards

The finalists for the Readers' Choice Awards named

The finalists for the Readers' Choice Awards named

The nomination period has ended with a resounding 2,948 nominations for your favourite businesses and services. Obviously, Londoners like to...

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12 Superbowl snacks you’ll want to have ready for game day

12 Superbowl snacks you’ll want to have ready for game day

    It's Superbowl season and you know what that means - hungry men and women flooding to sports bars or hosting their...

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Stars netminder Brendan Polasek keeps his eyes locked on the puck being chased down by London forward Kevin Madden in GOJHL action on Jan. 28.

London Nationals lose 3-2 in shootout to St. Thomas Stars

The Stars were shining at the Western Fair Sports Centre on Jan. 28. Unfortunately for the London Nationals, they weren’t the ones in the...

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A cast of characters

Forest City Comicon is heading into its second year in a new venue and with a new partner in crime.

London's Forest City Comicon moving on up for second year

Warriors, elves and superheroes of London rejoice, Forest City Comicon is moving to some new digs in 2015.

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Outstanding effort

Evil Dead: The Musical captured the Outstanding Musical prize at the 13th Annual Brickenden Awards, held on Jan. 26, at the Wolf Performance Hall. Helping accept the award for Iglesia Productions were (from left) Heather May, Laura Hounsell, Luca Monti, Jessica Ducharme, Tim Felsky and Sam Shoebottom.

Local amateur theatre shines at Brickenden Awards

Mark Killeen has been involved in area theatre for many years, but only made his directorial debut when he launched By the Book Theatre last...

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News From Beyond London


Crashes block parts of 401 east of Belleville

Jackknifed rig, multiple crashes clutter Highway 401 east of Belleville: OPP



Almost 3,000 CCAC workers on strike: union

Union says almost 3,000 Ontario community health workers are on strike



Bill expected to outlaw encouraging an attack

Federal bill expected to criminalize act of encouraging a terrorist attack



Banks predict loonie slide to continue

Weak energy sector, low interest rates behind loonie's slow slide:banks



Ontario won't close all underused schools

Sandals says not all 600 underutilized schools in Ontario will close


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