Southwestern Ontario

Some Windsor shoppers not impressed with Sears liquidation sales

Liquidation sales at Sears Canada stores are well underway, but shoppers in Windsor are not impressed.<p>A company spokesman says customers can expect …

Toronto

Sousa Mendes helped thousands escape Nazis in Second World War

He helped 10,000 Jews flee Nazi- occupied France, and gave thousands of others the gift of safety, but Aristides de Sousa Mendes died penniless and …

Southern Ontario

Truck fire causes third 401 closure of the week

For the third time this week, all traffic lanes of Highway 401 were closed in one direction between Waterloo Region and Toronto.<p>A transport truck …

Southern Ontario

Knights get a convincing win in Kitchener

Scoring goals was not easy for the London Knights through the first 10 games of 2017-18.<p>On Friday, London scored goals in just about every manner you …

Ice Hockey

Kathleen Wynne moves to sue Brown for defamation

Ontario’s premier took another step toward a defamation lawsuit against the province’s Opposition leader Friday after he refused to retract comments …

Southern Ontario

Tragically Hip-signed hockey card to be auctioned off for charity

A hockey card that inspired one of The Tragically Hip’s most popular songs and was signed by the band’s members is going on the auction …

Gord Downie

Vox Pop: College workers deserve more

My son is a Fanshawe College student. I state this with pride and gratitude.

Southern Ontario

Costco + Ikea = retail magnet?

Costco in south London is on the move.<p>The big-box retailer is relocating on the same parcel of land, sharing the space with a new Ikea home …

Southern Ontario

Shopify to create hundreds of jobs in Waterloo

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CTV National News

Live: Man who attacked 83-year-old woman on Ottawa Street expected to plead guilty

Windsor Star reporter Sarah Sacheli is in court this morning where the man who attacked an 83-year-old woman on Ottawa Street last year is expected …

Crime

Cops probe 'swatting' incident

London police say charges are pending against two people from South Africa after a bizarre incident in Byron Wednesday night that involved false …

Crime

Unsanctioned homecoming cost taxpayers $55k

The cost of policing last month's unsanctioned Western homecoming party hit $55,000, London police say.<p>Deputy Chief Daryl Longworth revealed the new …

Southern Ontario

OPP expand pilot project that launched in Tecumseh

Provincial police are expanding a program that started as a pilot project in Tecumseh.<p>Essex County OPP are celebrating the official provincial launch …

Canada

Fight at skate park leaves at least 4 people hurt

Police say weapons like bats, pipes, sticks and knives were seen in a disturbance at a Kitchener skate park.<p>Officers were called to the park outside …

Southern Ontario

Politics This Morning: Scheer swings through southwestern Ontario in advance of byelections

Good Friday morning,<p>Conservative Leader <b>Andrew Scheer</b> is continuing his southwestern Ontario swing Friday, visiting Kitchener, Cambridge, and …

Canada

Temporary parking lots need to be freed up for development, heritage group leader says

London’s buy-and-hold landlord Shmuel Farhi is hurting downtown development and historic properties with his grip on surface parking in the core, the …

Southern Ontario

Driver dead after freight train hits truck in Oxford County

A pickup driver is dead after being hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train on the 13th Line, north of Road 68 in Oxford County.

Southern Ontario

Stars a-line for Mustangs

Most of the time they are in the middle of a pile with bodies all around them, on top of them or under them.

Southern Ontario

College students speak out online amid Ontario faculty strike

Shut out of classes by the strike at Ontario’s 24 community colleges, and with no new talks planned, Ontario’s half-million college students are …

Southern Ontario

Drugs, 4 guns seized after house fire

Three people, two men and a woman, are facing numerous weapons and drug charges after police searched a home in the city’s northwest end Wednesday …

Guns

Amazon would save $1.5B a year if new HQ located in Greater Toronto Area: Clark

TORONTO – Setting up its second headquarters in the Greater Toronto Area would save Amazon $1.5 billion a year, the man heading up Ontario’s bid for …

Canadian News

OHL roster set for 2017 Canada Russia Series

London defenseman Evan Bouchard, who earned an A rating from Central Scouting, is one of 11 players who will compete in both games. Bouchard …

Ice Hockey

Spike belt takedown ends in charges

A Sarnia man is facing several charges after a spike belt takedown and foot chase in Perth County early Tuesday morning.<p>Police spotted a stolen white …

Crime

Province told to raise cigarette taxes, increase minimum purchasing age to 21

Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned …

Southern Ontario

Ex-East Side Mario’s waitress fights for justice amid workplace sexual assault charges

A former Woodstock waitress says she now better understands why many women refuse to report sexual assault after her complaints about workplace …

Southern Ontario

Police: London Outlaws biker busted in murder-for-hire plot

A London man police say is a member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club is charged in a murder plot, the third member of the biker club’s London chapter …

Crime

London city hall: New rule could fund green bin program

New provincial rules for recycling may put a nice chunk of change back in the city coffers — offering the perfect seed money for a possible green bin …

Recycling

Billionaire selected to lead Huron

Huron University College has named a billionaire business icon as its first chancellor.

Southern Ontario

2 Beefs offensive all-stars

Ahead of their playoff game, the London Beefeaters placed two offensive linemen — Austin Rowe and George Panageotopolous — on the Ontario Football …

Southern Ontario

Court cuts punishment on local ex-lawyer’s attempted suicide crash

TORONTO — A man who badly injured a woman when he tried to kill himself by driving his car into a hydro pole has had his jail sentence effectively …

Crime