Isha Bhargava


Isha Bhargava is a multiplatform reporter for CBC News. She's worked for Ontario newsrooms in Toronto and London. She loves telling current affairs and human interest stories. You can reach her at or on Twitter @isha__bhargava

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London's Nepalese community holding vigil to mourn victims killed in plane crash

Although they're far away from their home country, the Nepalese community in London, Ont., is deeply feeling the loss of those who died in a plane crash earlier this month.

Child luring and exploitation through Snapchat is on the rise. Here's what you should look out for

Law enforcement and government officials say they've seen an increase in social media platforms such as Snapchat being used to lure and sexually exploit children and youth since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

London man vacationing in Mexico details experience amid ongoing violence

Spending his winters in Mexico has become the norm for Steve Matthews, of London, Ont. Although the 55-year-old's go-to place is Playa del Carmen, in the state of Quintana Roo, this year, he decided to change things up and vacation in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 

Iranians in London, Ont. demand justice 3 years after loved ones shot down in Flight PS752

More than 100 people from London's Iranian community gathered together on Sunday to commemorate the third anniversary of the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, in which 176 people — including 28 children were killed.

London's Argyle neighbourhood has a new nickname. Welcome to Little India!

Some businesses owners and customers are referring to London Ont.'s Argyle neighbourhood as the city's "Little India."

London, Ont., travellers frustrated with no communication from airlines after holiday flights cancelled

Stephanie Fellows spent all of 2022 looking forward to travelling to Barbados with her family for the holidays, a year after having to reschedule the trip due to the onset of the COVID-19 Omicron variant the previous Christmas. They're among travellers frustrated they haven't been able to contact airlines about flight cancellations.

She was the first female chief of her First Nation. Now the Anishinabek elder is an Order of Canada appointee

Community has always been the top priority for Yvonne "Bonnie" Bressette. The 84-year-old Anishinabek elder has worked tirelessly in bettering life for her fellow members of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation in southwestern Ontario. 

Rare ice formations caused by winter storm draw hundreds of visitors to this Ontario town

Hundreds of people have been travelling to the Ontario community of Port Stanley, on the shores of Lake Erie, to view a rare and icy byproduct of the winter storm that hit the region over the weekend. 

How an LGBTQ apparel shop lets this London, Ont., couple share their love with the world

When Rachel Newby and Sarah Couvillon first started dating in 2020, the London, Ont., pair were excited to dress up in rainbow gear to make their couple debut at the Pride parade that year. 

Trudeau called to testify at trial for man in London, Ont., gravel-tossing case

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been subpoenaed to testify at the March trial of a man accused of throwing gravel at the Liberal leader during an election campaign stop in London, Ont., last year.