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.

Latest from Kate Dubinski

Loved ones of EMDC inmates continue to worry amid COVID-19 outbreak

As a COVID-19 outbreak at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre continues, those with loved ones imprisoned at the facility worry about safety.

London International Academy expanding, building 16-floor dorm on Horton Street

The London International Academy (LIA), which teaches high school students from around the world, is expanding and building a dormitory that will change the Horton Street skyline. 

Tiny Aylmer, Ont., needs a homeless shelter, and these people have stepped up to help

The lack of affordable housing in Aylmer, Ont. has led to people having nowhere to sleep, but on cold, bitter nights, they're welcomed into a shelter run by volunteers in a church basement.

New Middlesex County vaccination centre opens to serve rural residents

A second COVID-19 vaccination centre opened to the public in the London region, and delivered a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech shot to a woman who cares for her elderly parents living in a long-term care home.

Mayor challenges developers to build more affordable housing in virtual State of the City address

London Mayor Ed Holder challenged the private sector to quadruple the amount of affordable housing that's being built in the next five years and highlighted some of London's accomplishments over the past year.

Grad school applications soar as Canadians rethink post-pandemic life

Canadians are applying to graduate schools in increasing numbers, a phenomenon often seen during times of economic downturns but with some significant differences during a global pandemic, experts say.

Frigid weather, pandemic not stopping these pickleball enthusiasts

London, Ont., retirees who have taken up pickleball say the sport has gotten them through a long winter and kept them sane during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supreme Court sides with London, Ont., woman suing Catholic church

The Supreme Court of Canada has sided with Irene Deschenes, the London, Ont., woman who is trying to open her civil suit against the Diocese of London, which she says knew about claims against a local priest who sexually abused her far earlier than officials claimed.

Downtown YMCA opens tonight as temporary overnight shelter

Although the city and social agencies have opened two temporary homeless shelters in London to get homeless people a warm place to stay at night, many are still sleeping rough and cold temperatures have forced the YMCA and Ark Aid Mission to open another 30-bed shelter.

London man who died after arrest remembered as sports-loving free spirit

The Special Investigations Unit has identified the man who died after being arrested by London police and complaining of feeling ill on Tuesday. Family members are remembering him as a fun-loving person who struggled with alcohol addiction.

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