Rebecca Zandbergen

Host, London Morning

Rebecca Zandbergen is from Ottawa and has worked for CBC Radio across the country for more than 15 years, including stops in Iqaluit, Halifax, Windsor and Kelowna.

Latest from Rebecca Zandbergen

How this nurse-turned-high school teacher will soon certify students as PSWs

Sandra Briars began teaching health care classes at Montcalm Secondary School in 2015. But in the fall, with an added course and the support of the Thames Valley District School Board, Briars will begin certifying PSWs upon completion of her program.

Long term care home cook moonlights as comic book writer

Johnny Cassidy has been cooking for the elderly at a long term care facility in London for six years. He moonlights as a comic book lover and now a writer.

First a thank you, then a wage hike: That's what daycare operators want

Daycare operators in Ontario say they can't afford to pay ECEs more than $16-18/hr and need more funding to boost their wages. For the most part, childcare centres have been open during the pandemic, months before school resumed and through the most current stay-at-home orders.

11-year-old Londoner performs Black Anthem for Black History Month

Shanelle Twumasi performed 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' at a Black History Month event a the London Public Library this week.

How much longer can cash-strapped tenants dodge evictions?

Karrie Anderson received an eviction notice from Medallion Corporation earlier this month after not paying rent for a number of months. Anderson has struggled to find work during the pandemic but starts a new cleaning job in February.

New shelter for Muslim women and children opening in London

Mississauga-based Sakeenah Homes plans to open the doors to its newest shelter in London, Ont., in March. The organization already operates transitional homes in Ottawa, Toronto, Mississauga and Brampton.

London's WWII veterans battle new foe: hunger

A group of veterans who live at St. Joseph Health Care's Parkwood Institute have been meeting once a week to prepare sandwiches for the Men's Mission.

Pet dog, felled by 'unknown projectile,' found dead near Oxford County walking trail

A pet dog ran off during a walk with his owner. He was later discovered dead on a walking trail in Beachville, Ont., west of Woodstock. OPP say 'the dog appeared to have suffered an injury by an 'unknown projectile.'

New London advocacy group says a third of renters live in substandard conditions

The group officially formed in October and has been holding virtual meetings. The members are now lobbying the city of London to adopt a landlord licensing model.

This baby was turning blue. Now his mother has a heart filled with gratitude for front line workers

Six-week-old Daniel McKegney was in his car seat while his mother was behind the wheel. Laura Datema sensed something was wrong, pulled over and found her son turning blue, limp and struggling to breathe.