Amanda Margison


Amanda Margison is a journalist based in London, Ont. She has worked for CBC all over Canada and is happy to be back in her hometown.

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National survey finds domestic violence during pandemic was more frequent and severe

Almost as soon as the pandemic began, agencies helping survivors of domestic violence warned that victims would suffer as a result of quarantine rules. Their warnings have now been validated in a national survey that captures the experience of people coast-to-coast who are trying to cope with an abusive partner. 

Caleb Tubila Njoko died falling from a London, Ont., balcony. His mother had called police for help

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the death of a second black person who fell 15-storeys from a London, Ont. balcony after police were called to respond to a 9-1-1 distress call his mother had made.

Jail guards to stand trial in inmate's death at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

Two correctional officers will stand trial on charges of failing to provide the necessaries of life in the death of an inmate in a London, Ont., jail, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled.

2 arrested at anti-Islam rally in London, Ont.

The largest protest in recent memory in London, Ont., pitted anti-Islam groups against counter-protesters on Saturday. Police estimate up to 500 people gathered in front of City Hall.

Investigators call Strathroy CN train derailment probe 'complex'

Investigators working to determine what caused a CN freight train to derail in Strathroy, Ont. earlier this month admit there is no obvious cause, but they continue to zero in on the first two cars that left the rails.

Raspberry bug turning more Ontario crops to mush

The spotted wing drosophila, an Asian fruit fly that burrows into berries and turns them to mush, had destroyed a crop in London and is on the rise across the province.

Propane tanker, box cars jump track in downtown Strathroy

An early morning freight train derailment in Strathroy, west of London, has closed tracks in both directions resulting in cancellations of VIA passenger trains between Toronto and Sarnia.

From Corn Flakes to rock climbing: what's cooking at the old Kellogg's plant

The historic Kellogg's factory where cereal was made for decades has been bought by a southwestern Ontario family that wants to see it transformed into a neighbourhood-friendly site with restaurants, retail and homes.

7 London moments that matter to Canada

London might be called "the Forest City," but it was never the city's trees that caught the country's attention. Here are seven London moments that matter to Canada.

Investigation concludes child set fire that killed 5 on Oneida reserve

Investigators determine one of the young boys was playing with a lighter or matches before the house caught fire killing him, three siblings and his father on the Oneida First Nation reserve near London, Ont.

Accused in London, Ont. taxi driver murder awaiting open heart surgery

The man accused of beating 64-year-old taxi driver Vijay Bhatia to death is awaiting open heart surgery, which could delay court proceedings in the second-degree murder case.

Accused cabbie killer in London, Ont. appearing in court Tuesday

Cody Perkin is facing second degree murder charges in the death of 64-year-old Vijay Bhatia, a taxi driver who leaves behind a wife and family.

The National in Conversation: Tips, secrets and lessons from top journalists

The National in Conversation makes a stop in London, Ont., to discuss the impact and importance of covering local community stories.

The National in Conversation tackles bias, community coverage and getting it right

The National in Conversation is in London, Ont., to discuss the importance of community coverage.

Join the conversation: CBC journalists to discuss why community coverage matters at London, Ont., event

The third instalment of The National in Conversation series comes to London, Ont., to explore the topic of community coverage and the importance of being where the story is.