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April 2018

Sunshine kids soar toward Disney World adventure

April 24th, 2018|

Forget the hassle of international air travel, when it comes to the Sunshine Foundation’s DreamLift trip to Disney World, the plane ride is the easiest part.

After a year’s worth of painstaking planning, nearly 80 London-area children with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses set out on a whirlwind journey to Disney World in Orlando, […]

London hopes to have new fire chief hired by summer

April 24th, 2018|

With the job posting for London’s new fire chief now closed, the city says it hopes to have the high-profile position filled by the summer.
The city brought in a Toronto-based head hunting firm to help find a replacement for longtime fire chief John Kobarda, whose surprise departure last month came amid an eruption of […]

Charles jailed for fire-safety infractions

April 24th, 2017|

Keith Charles: Not a question of if, but when, a tragedy would happen on London group home operator’s watch, justice of the peace says

When Keith Charles was sentenced to 20 days in jail, the memory of David MacPherson was on the mind of London’s chief fire-prevention officer.

Wendy Cowdrey was in court Monday when Charles, […]

Vertigo Deluxe Lighter – Recalls & alerts – Healthy Canadians Website

April 24th, 2013|

Vertigo brand lighters imported and distributed by Lumigem Canada Inc. have been recalled.

Reader’s Digest – The Most Trusted Professions

April 24th, 2013|

Here are the results of Canadians' feelings of trust.

Man Facing Charge After Fire Leads To Discovery Of Grow-Op

April 24th, 2012|

A 47 year old London man has been charged with having a marijuana grow operation after it was discovered following a fire.

The fire broke out just after 12:30pm Sunday at 313 Horton Street East. A pot on a stove caught fire causing 50,000 dollars damage. The grow operation was found by firefighters after they […]

Pot Fire Sparks Pot Bust

April 24th, 2012|

An unattended pot on a stove led London police to a marijuana grow operation. London firefighters and police responded to a fire at 313 Horton St. about 12:30 p.m. Sunday after a pot on a stove caught fire, causing about $50,000 damage. When firefighters put out the blaze, they discovered a marijuana grow operation. […]

Probers seek cause after $500,000 blaze

April 24th, 1980|

Fire destroyed the Classic Hobby Crafts Ltd., store on the ground floor at 263 Dundas and the How-To bookstore above it.