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GO Train service to extend to London with stops in Stratford, St. Marys

LONDON, Ont. — The Ontario government says it will expand its GO Train service to London. The new weekday service will also connect customers to Stratford and St. Marys. GO Train trips between London and Union Station in Toronto will begin Oct. 18.
'Serious and disturbing': Police investigate allegations of sex assault at Western

'Serious and disturbing': Police investigate allegations of sex assault at Western

Officers are going door to door at a Western University student residence as they investigate allegations of mass drugging and sexual assaults during the school's orientation week, the police chief in London, Ont., said Tuesday.
Businesses won't validate medical exemptions in Ontario vaccine certificate system

Businesses won't validate medical exemptions in Ontario vaccine certificate system

TORONTO — Ontario businesses enforcing the province's COVID-19 vaccine certificate system won't have to verify medical exemptions, the government said Tuesday, acknowledging the system was vulnerable to fraud.

London police investigating alleged sex assaults at Western University

LONDON, Ont. — Police in London, Ont., are investigating allegations made online about recent sexual assaults at Western University.
Ontario details rapid testing protocol for school boards as schools report cases

Ontario details rapid testing protocol for school boards as schools report cases

TORONTO — Ontario school boards received more details from the province Monday regarding protocols for unvaccinated staff who must take twice-weekly rapid COVID-19 tests before coming to work.

Good Samaritans assaulted in Thunder Bay after trying to help woman in distress

Thunder Bay, Ont., police say they are investigating a violent robbery that left two people in hospital over the weekend. Police say they were called to the area of Beverly Street and Darwin Crescent late Friday night on reports of an injured woman.

Ontario reports 600 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths

Ontario is reporting 600 new cases of COVID-19 today and four more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says that 475 of those cases are in people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status.

Western University investigating reports of sexual violence on campus

LONDON, Ont. — Officials with a university in southwestern Ontario say they have increased security on campus and in student residences following reports of sexual violence. Western University in London, Ont.

Ontario reports 784 new cases of COVID-19, six virus-related deaths

Ontario is reporting 784 new cases of COVID-19 today along with six new deaths linked to the virus. The province notes two of the deaths occurred more than a month ago and have been added to the overall tally after a data cleanup.

Police search for missing swimmer after Good Samaritan saves three

ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO, CANADA — Provincial police are searching for a missing swimmer at a park in Elgin County, Ont., after they say a Good Samaritan was able to save three others from drowning.