London bylaw officers continue to stress indoor mask use, city approved to issue fines

The city of London is reminding residents and business owners that masks must be worn indoors. The city has also now received approval to issue a $500 fine for non-compliance, … Read More

‘We can do better than Sept. 1’: London transit chair pushes for quick return to fare collection

Financial relief is on the way for the London Transit Commission thanks to plans to resume collecting fares and expected funding from upper levels of government. On Monday, the province … Read More

Can you be fined for failing to wear a face covering in London, Ont.?

A mandatory mask bylaw passed by city councillors in London, Ont., Tuesday night comes with some hefty penalties for those flouting the new rules, but it seems unlikely that the … Read More

Face coverings mandated in enclosed indoor public spaces as of Saturday: Dr. Chris Mackie

While he maintains the local risk of infection is low, the medical officer of health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit says as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, face coverings will be … Read More

London, Ont., city staff outline plan to shrink budget shortfall from $22M to $7M

The City of London, Ont., continues to struggle with the massive financial impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to deferals, adjustments and cuts, the shortfall continues to shrink. … Read More

London’s music and arts community unites in fundraiser to ‘fight back’ against coronavirus

London’s music and arts community is doing its part to “unite, encourage and support” the community in the fight against the coronavirus. Forest City Fights Back (FCFB) launched its version … Read More

YMCA and City of London partner to provide downtown hygiene facilities

The City of London and the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario are offering a “safe, clean and welcoming environment for those in need of supplies and temporary relief from the elements.” … Read More

London, Ont., mayor strongly against ‘regional reopening’ idea

While the mayor of Brockton is suggesting a “regional reopening” model for areas of the province less hard hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the mayor of London says it … Read More

London, Ont., woman says housing co-op tenants threatened with homelessness

Jo Dee Phoenix received a letter under her doorway on May 14, but dated May 9, saying she had until noon on Fri., May 22 to provide necessary documents or … Read More

Emergency leave, instead of layoffs, for COVID-19-impacted City of London workers

CUPE Local 101, which represents front-line “inside” municipal workers, and the City of London, Ont., have reached an agreement to move forward with designated emergency leaves (DEL) for some union … Read More

Coronavirus: London sees minor increase in household waste compared to other municipalities in Ontario

Jay Stanford, London’s director of environment, fleet and solid waste, says statistics suggest Londoners have been heeding the city’s call to limit the amount of waste being left at the … Read More