Kate Dubinski

Reporter/Editor

Kate Dubinski is a radio and digital reporter with CBC News in London, Ont. You can email her at kate.dubinski@cbc.ca.

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Schoolkids clean up anti-Semitic, other offensive graffiti they found at Ontario park

A group of youngsters happened upon playground equipment covered in anti-Semitic and other offensive graffiti in a London, Ont., and after discussing what they saw with the educator they were with, they got the idea to clean things up. Police are now investigating.
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Community conversations: Londoners to consider housing affordability on election day

From worrying that their kids will never be able to buy a home, to wondering how they can afford rents that keep going up while salaries remain flat, Londoners are speaking about housing, and what they want politicians to do about the issue amid the upcoming provincial election.

Canadian women, activists watching U.S. abortion rights debate closely

As the right to a legal abortion in the United States may be at risk of being removed, women and activists in Canada are watching the passionate debates south of the border while bracing for what could be related fallout here.

As provincial election looms, those on London's streets have little hope for meaningful help

Many programs for homeless Londoners were funded by temporary COVID-19 homeless relief funding, which was not renewed in the budget presented earlier this week, which serves essentially as a blueprint for the Progressive Conservatives election platform. 

Education ministry should take over London-region school board, local mayor says

Days after he delivered a scathing rebuke of elected officials and senior administrators at the Thames Valley District School Board, a local mayor is calling on the province to take over the board until issues with its governing structure can be resolved.

Zeta Psi under investigation for alleged drugging at January frat party in London, Ont.

Investigations are underway into a January frat party in London, Ont., where several women allege they were drugged and later taken to hospital, CBC News has learned. The allegations come months after some Western University students reported being drugged during orientation week.
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Pedestrian killed in weekend hit-and-run was a husband and father of 3

The man struck and killed while walking near Adelaide and Nelson streets on Saturday night was a husband and father of three girls, a relative says. 

Origami mystery unfolding at Western University libraries in London, Ont.

Someone is leaving intricate origami masterpieces around the libraries at Western University in London, Ont., to the delight of staff and students.

Mom furious Grade 8 students at Woodstock, Ont., school must make posters for anti-abortion group's contest

A Woodstock, Ont., mom is furious Grade 8 students have been assigned to make anti-abortion posters for a chance to win a cash prize, and says she'll pull her two children from the Catholic school system as a result.

After losing $7K in a scam, this newcomer to Canada has words of caution and a positive spin

A London, Ont., woman who handed over thousands of dollars to scammers hopes her story is a cautionary tale that will prevent other newcomers to Canada from being defrauded. 

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