Council votes to strip Trooper Mark Wilson’s name from London, Ont. amenities – London |

London, Ont., is now set to begin the process of removing Trooper Mark Wilson’s name from city amenities, including a park in northwest London and a street near Trafalgar and Hale streets. Wilson, who died in 2006 while serving in Afghanistan, has long been recognized as a local war hero, having an annual charity ride … Read more

More than 100 GOP primary winners have embraced Trump’s stolen election claims

More than 100 Republicans who won their 2022 primary elections have supported and amplified Donald Trump’s baseless assertion that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from him, a fraudulent claim that fuelled riots at the US Capitol and is central to a House committee investigation into the attack. An analysis from The Washington Post, reviewing … Read more

Disaster agencies defend NSW flood response after communities left reeling

NSW disaster management agencies have defended their rescue and recovery response to the record-breaking floods which claimed 13 lives earlier this year. NSW Resilience Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, State Emergency Service boss Carlene York and Rural Fire Service Commissioner Rob Rogers appeared on the final day of hearings before an upper house committee on Wednesday. The … Read more