Southwestern Ontario

Fireworks fan? Where to see Canada 150 starbursts in Waterloo region

You can find fireworks at several locations this year for Canada's 150th celebration in Waterloo region. Most start shortly after dark, following …


Guelph launches online park finder

Looking for a park in the city? Just fire up your computer. The City of Guelph has launched a new online locator tool for the city’s parks, helping …


Graffiti artists, both young and experienced, transform a store wall and build community

A group of London artists and supporters used a wall to open doors on the weekend.

Southern Ontario

Flood watches and warnings remain in effect for Grand River Watershed

From Kitchener to Cambridge, the continued flooding and strong flows around Waterloo Region bring back memories of the historic 1974 disaster.<p>Flood …


Fun or threat?

All 15-year-old Liam Phillips wanted to do was wear his homemade Ariana Grande mask and wave at passersby.<p>“I wanted to see what people will do. It’s …


NHL Draft Recap: Canucks’ selections could compare favourably to 2004 | The Province

<b>CHICAGO —</b> Their best draft since 2004?<p>That’s how one well-respected scout not connected to the Vancouver Canucks described what the National Hockey …

Ice Hockey

Heavy rains prompt evacuations in communities around Waterloo region

WATERLOO, Ont. — Heavy rain in the Waterloo, Ont., area has prompted some evacuations and at least one community has declared a state of …

Canadian News

U.S. Coast Guard recover body of man missing in Lake St. Clair

The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered the body of a man who went missing in Lake St. Clair on Friday evening.<p>The 44-year-old U.S. man was recovered …

U.S. Coast Guard

How Vidyard’s road to success led back to Waterloo Region

Frosh week, 2005. Michael Litt and Devon Galloway are freshmen in the University of Waterloo’s systems design engineering program. During a scavenger …


Prominent local physician has restrictions placed on practice

The medical practice of a prominent local family physician has been placed under restrictions, according to a recent ruling by the College of …

Southern Ontario

Tell Kathleen Wynne That Fracking Isn't Welcome In Ontario

Ontario's Liberal government has opened the door to fracking in our beautiful province. We need to close it. Last month's budget bill contains …

Canadian News

Don Meredith harassment inquiry continues despite his resignation

OTTAWA – The Senate ethics watchdog has resumed an investigation into workplace harassment and bullying allegations against Don Meredith.<p>The fact …

Canadian News

Two women's shelters close beds over funding shortfall

Two full-time staff members also laid off due to lack of funds<p>Closing beds and cutting staff was the last thing Mary Zilney wanted to see happen at …

Women's News

Parking ticket dispute gets physical

A man faces multiple charges after police say a dispute over a parking ticket got physical.<p>Lambton OPP were called to the Grand Bend bylaw office …

Southern Ontario

Animal cruelty charges for Ontario farmer after 1,200 pigs found dead

A hog farmer faces eight animal cruelty charges after more than 1,200 dead pigs were found in a Southwestern Ontario barn, where another 250 had to …

Southern Ontario

New transit operator critical of Owen Sound's co operation

<i>Jeff Leonard of Bruce Peninsula Transit</i><p>The operator of a new transit service in the region is accusing the city of Owen Sound of not playing ball …


Canada 150 signs spark spat

A lawn-sign initiative celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday is proving to be a hit with Londoners, but one MP calls it “self-serving.”<p>Two London …

Southern Ontario

Windsor police seek answers after vehicles found in flames

Windsor police are continuing to investigate after two vehicles were found on fire near the city’s core.The burning automobiles were discovered …


Impaired driving: Shame a theme at Jinghao Zhou's sentencing in death of London Free Press carrier

Jinghao Zhou was sent to Canada to bring honour to his family and take advantage of enormous opportunities.

Southern Ontario

Cut trees ‘should have been saved’

The cutting down of a stand of trees on the banks of the Thames River has sparked a city investigation.

Southern Ontario

12-year-old boy dies in farm accident in southwestern Ontario

Print<p>PERTH EAST, Ont. — Police say a 12-year-old boy has died in a farming accident in a barn in southwestern Ontario.<p>Ontario provincial police say …

Canadian News

Confront anti-technology attacks on farming: OFA

Farm groups must confront head on anti-technology attacks by groups opposed to scientific advances in food production in order to maintain public …


Boy, 12, dies in southwestern Ontario farm accident

Police say a 12-year-old boy has died in a farming accident in a barn in southwestern Ontario.

Canadian News

Windsor soccer sensation signs with Premier League side Swansea City

None of his Grade 10 classmates at Holy Names high school are going to able to top Gianni Ferri’s tale of what he did this summer.<p>While most of his …

English Premier League

NHL unveils new jerseys, and Golden Knights look sharp

The unofficial fashion police have spoken. And their verdict: The Vegas Golden Knights are winners even before they’ve filled out their roster.

Ice Hockey

St. Thomas councillor raises enough money to donate AEDs to city schools

Only a week after launching her campaign, St. Thomas Coun. Joan Rymal has secured enough funding to provide city schools with life-saving …

Southern Ontario

Titans of tech – Article 4: Centre Wellington District High School’s Virtual Reality program

The Upper Grand District School Board in Fergus takes pride in being able to offer senior high school students the opportunity to take part in the …


Heritage or no, $1 Brantford church owners threatened to destroy murals

The owners of a nearly 150-year-old church in Brantford threatened to remove its heritage murals and woodwork last week as it sparred with city …

Anglican Church

'Astonishing': 9 of 32 transport trucks inspected in safety blitz get pulled from service

Most common violations were for overweight vehicle and trailer loads, the OPP says<p>Almost one third of the commercial vehicles inspected during a …