Rebecca Zandbergen

Host, London Morning

Rebecca Zandbergen is from Ottawa and has worked for CBC Radio across the country for more than 20 years, including stops in Iqaluit, Halifax, Windsor and Kelowna. Contact Rebecca at or follow @rebeccazandberg on Twitter.

Latest from Rebecca Zandbergen

How this Ontario woman hopes to provide a safe space for LGBTQ children at Alberta ranch

Three years after Laryssa Kozar of St. Thomas, Ont., came out to her mom, the 20-year-old has made it clear to anyone else who lays eyes on her that she's a proud member of the LGBTQ community.

Summer weather is here, and no, you still can't drink on the beach in Grand Bend

Lambton County OPP and the mayor of Lambton Shores are warning beach goers that it is still illegal to drink alcohol while enjoying the sun and the sand in Grand Bend.

'Not a buzz word,' say parents of Ontario paramedic who struggled with PTSD and died

A 39-year-old Lambton County paramedic struggled with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and according to his parents routinely self-medicated with cocaine. Neil had been working on beating his addiction, but faltered in December of 2021 and died of a fentanyl overdose.

System is broken says Ontario mom waiting 9 months to bring adopted Nigerian daughter home

Andrea Eaton, 53, decided to adopt just before her 50th birthday. Two years later, Eaton flew to Lagos, Nigeria, to adopt a 17-month old baby who had been living in an orphanage. What had been a life-long dream — to be a mother — has turned into an exercise in patience and frustration.

First ever minor tackle football league for women debuts in Ontario

The Ontario Women's Football League launched this spring with two divisions. In the most senior division, U19, there are six teams: London WOLFPAAC, Peel Region Panthers, Kingston Sharks, Cumberland Panthers, Gatineau Valkyries and Guelph Jr. Gryphons.

At age 11, this Ontario boy is spinning a sweet cotton candy business

What began as a school project ballooned into a full-fledged business for Fin Pearson-Ross of Stratford, Ont. Last summer, his parents bought him a $1,000 cotton candy machine on the condition that he pay them back. It took him just two weeks to make good on the deal.

Remove basketball nets from end of driveway, says bylaw to residents in Tillsonburg, Ont.

Shannon Steen of Tillsonburg, Ont., is refusing to move her sons' basketball net from the end of her driveway despite a request by a bylaw officer to do so. According to Steen, other residents on the street have been given the same warning and have also refused to move them.

Centenarian brings birthday party to London, Ont., pool for aquafit class

Barbara Edwards of London, Ont., made a triumphant return to a community pool on Thursday to celebrate her 100th birthday with her aquafit class.

London Public Library refuses to rent space to event featuring author of How Woke Won

The London Public Library in southwestern Ontario is standing by its decision to block The Society for Academic Freedom from holding an event featuring controversial British author Joanna Williams.

This Ontario man took in a homeless acquaintance — and found out just how hard it is to find help

About two months ago, Shawn Mitchell of London, Ont., needed help. He was was wet, his glasses were broken and he needed a new a tent. He was hoping an old acquaintance might be able to help. Jason Hastings did, but then discovered accessing help from officials is "frustrating" and "confusing."