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Ceremonies Held In London, Across Canada To Mark 27th Anniversary of Montreal Massacre

Megan Walker, executive director of the London Abused Women's Centre told AM980 she remembers the day vividly. “I can remember exactly where I was 27...

Strathroy-Area MP Calls Terrorism Incident A “Wake-Up Call”

Am980 London News - am980Am980 London NewsLambton-Kent-Middlesex Conservative MP Bev Shipley says this week's take-down in Strathroy should serve as a wake-up call for his...

Irene Mathyssen Tables Mental Health Bill

A motion to mandate the federal government to increase mental health education has been tabled in the House of Commons. London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen...

Arva Flour Mill Facing Additional Government Inspection

Meantime, thousands of people have signed a petition to help save the mill. It will be sent to Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Conservative MP Bev Shipley, a regular...

Petition Made to Help Save Arva Flour Mill

The petition will be sent to Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Conservative MP Bev Shipley, a regular customer at the flour mill who has previously pledged his support to...

Conservative Leadership Candidate Kellie Leitch Pledges To Re-Criminalize Marijuana, If Elected

Though Justin Trudeau wants marijuana legalized by next year, those plans will go up in smoke if Kellie Leitch becomes his successor. In an interview...

Council Set To Vote On LAV III Monument

It's a world-class product that's made here in London.” The vehicles were made by General Dynamics on Oxford Street, but neither the company, nor the...

London Moves Closer To “One River”

The meeting included one surprising revelation courtesy of London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen. Acting on her behalf, Shawn Lewis read a letter from ... Back...

London Moves Closer To “One River”

The meeting included one surprising revelation courtesy of London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen. Acting on her behalf, Shawn Lewis read a letter from ... Back...

New Wrinkle to Springbank Dam Debate

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wrote an open letter to City Council in January, asking them to not fix the dam. She pointed out that...

New Wrinkle to Springbank Dam Debate

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wrote an open letter to City Council in January, asking them to not fix the dam. She pointed out that...

Full City Council Meeting Preview

Opposition to fixing the dam has been getting louder, including calls from local First Nations communities, the World Wildlife Fund Canada, and London-Fanshawe NDP MP...

Irene Mathyssen Pens Open Letter to Council, Decommission Springbank Dam

London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen has written an open letter to city council, asking them to not fix the dam. “We know that the Springbank...

“We Literally Thought We Were Going to Die,” ex-London MP Recounts Parliament ...

As preparations continue for Thursday's memorial service, a former MP for London North Centre is sharing her account of what happened on Parliament Hill during...

Liberal Kate Young Unseats Conservative Incumbent Ed Holder in London West

London's first female anchor for the local TV evening news on CFPL-TV is the city's newest MP in London West. Young defeated Conservative incumbent Ed...

NDP Incumbent Irene Mathyssen Re-Elected in London-Fanshawe

Voters in London-Fanshawe have sent incumbent Irene Mathyssen back to Ottawa for a fourth term. She captured 37.9 percent of the vote. The Liberals' Khalil...

London West Candidates Square Off in Second of Four AM980 Debates

The debate included Conservative incumbent Ed Holder, Green Dimitri Lascaris, New Democrat Matthew Rowlinson and Liberal Kate Young. Here is an abridged summary of questions...

Khalil Ramal “will vote to protect womens' right to choose”: Trudeau Spokesperson

Ramal, a former two-term Liberal MPP, is seeking a seat in parliament in the riding of London–Fanshawe, currently held by the NDP's Irene Mathyssen. Monday...

London North Centre Candidate Has Campaign Office Vandalized

Vandals in the city have struck a Liberal candidate's campaign office in London, though they may not have hit the right one. London North Centre...

David Suzuki to Campaign Against Conservatives in London

London North Centre is currently represented by Susan Truppe, the Conservative won the riding which had long been a Liberal stronghold for over 20 years...

Siskinds Partner Dimitri Lascaris Named Green Party Candidate in London West

With just under seven weeks to go until the federal election, the Green Party has named London class action lawyer Dimitri Lascaris its candidate in...

Harper Jabs At Opponents, Talks Policy at London Rally

The rally was well attended not only by Conservative supporters, but also by members of parliament. MPs Susan Truppe, Ed Holder, Joe Preston, and Bev...

Conservatives Announce $10-Million For Wolseley Barracks Repairs, HMCS Prevost

The Conservative Party of Canada has announced another investment in London leading up to this fall's election. London North Centre MP Susan Truppe along with...

Londoners Sit-In To Sound-Off On Canada Post Community Mailboxes | (CFPL AM ...

Londoners4door2door also criticizes local Conservative MPs Susan Truppe and Ed Holder for failing to help. Last November, Canada Post revealed 42,433 addresses in London would...

London Abused Women's Centre Set To Receive $700000 From Conservative ...

Executive Director of the London Abused Women's Centre Megan Walker, Justice Minister Peter MacKay, and London North Centre MP Susan Truppe surrounded by members of...

Government Eliminating GST/HST on Feminine Hygiene Products Wednesday

After supporting an NDP motion to amend the Excise Tax Act to eliminate the GST/HST applied to tampons, sanitary napkins, sanitary belts, menstrual cups, and...

MP Ed Holder Announces Factory of the Future Program

MP for London-West and Minister of State and Technology , ED Holder, announced an investment of up to $5 million to upgrade the National Research...

Fanshawe Pioneer Village Opens For Season Saturday

The summer season runs until Monday, October 12th and will start this weekend as it always does — with birthday celebrations for the Victoria Day...

OPP Question Wynne Over Sudbury By-election

The controversy erupted when Andrew Olivier said Wynne's deputy chief of staff, Pat Sorbara, and Sudbury Liberal Gerry Lougheed, offered him a job or appointment...

Residents Invited to Celebrate Earth Day on Sunday

London Mayor Matt Brown plans to attend the event, as well as London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, London West NDP MPP Peggy Sattler, London...

Liberals, NDP Choose London North Centre Candidates

Fanshawe College professor German Gutierrez beat out Lindsay Mathyssen, the daughter of London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen. Fragiskatos and Kinghorn were the only candidates...

Former MPP Khalil Ramal Wins Federal Liberal Nomination

... of the upcoming October election. Ramal represented the riding at Queen's Park from 2003 until 2011 until he was defeated by Teresa Armstrong with...

Tory MP Larry Miller Apologizes For Comments On Niqab Issue

Liberal Immigration Critic Emmanuel Dubourg says he was shocked and appalled by Miller's comments, and Andrew Cash, the NDP's multiculturalism critic, said the MP's comments...

London Lands Unique Research Centre, 165 New Jobs Promised

Minister of State for FedDev Ontario Gary Goodyear was on hand for the event alongside local Conservative MP's Ed Holder, Susan Truppe and Joe Preston.

Trudeau Talks Immigration, Business, And More During London Visit

The Liberal Leader, who supports legalizing marijuana, also responded to questions about Justice Minister Peter MacKay and the Conservatives' opposition to decriminalization. “The fact is...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Touring London Thursday

He'll be meeting with members of the London Chamber of Commerce at 8:30a.m. at the Convention Centre. Details of what he'll be speaking about have...

Former TV Anchor Hoping to Become London West MP

Young is hoping to unseat Conservative MP and cabinet minister Ed Holder, who has represented the riding since 2008. There is no date set for...

Private Member's Bill Threatening Joe Fontana's Government Pension

She also supports most of the bill, but London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen feels the bill should better protect innocent family members. “There's going to...