Kate Dubinski

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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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Judge orders Church of God, site for 'contemptuous activity' amid pandemic, to lock its Aylmer, Ont., doors

Ontario Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas has ordered that locks be put on the exterior doors of Aylmer's Church of God, which has repeatedly ignored COVID-19 public gathering rules and encouraged others to do the same. 

'Cauldron of hostility' bubbles in Aylmer, Ont., as judge mulls locking pandemic-defiant church's doors

A small town congregation's defiance of COVID-19 public health orders and the community's surveillance of parishioners have created a toxic environment that could come to a head Friday when a judge decides whether to lock the doors of the Church of God in Aylmer, Ont.

Canadian lamb prices increase as demand outstrips supply in leadup to Eid

The Canadian supply of local lamb is not keeping up with demand for the meat, and prices are going up as a result.

Former school custodian guilty of kidnapping, sexual assault of 4-year-old

Lawrence Thompson, the former London, Ont., school custodian accused of taking a young girl off her street while she was looking for ladybugs, has been found guilty of all four charges he faced.

Med students watching grim COVID situation in India call on Canadian government to help

As India grapples with mass deaths and climbing COVID-19 case counts, medical students with ties to South Asia in Canada are urging the Canadian government to help poorer countries access vaccines that could serve as a lifeline.

Woman who spent 3 months in COVID-19 coma recounts emotional toll, but says 'just have hope'

Diana Doxtator is an important "aksotha" to those around her, a grandmother from southwestern Ontario's Oneida Nation of the Thames who takes care of relatives and people who have come into her life in other ways.

Tillsonburg, Ont., golf course charged for reopening during stay-at-home order

A Tillsonburg, Ont., golf course that opened this weekend and was booking tee times despite a provincial lockdown that specifically bans such outdoor activities is now facing charges from the Ontario Provincial Police.

Switch to semesters at Central shows TVDSB trustees lack power to influence change

Thames Valley District School Board trustees inundated with parent and student complaints about a massive structural change at one of the city's high schools found out they have no actual power to intervene on behalf of their constituents.

Families have 2 weeks to decide about remote or in-person learning for September

Families must decide in the next two weeks whether they want their children in remote or in-person learning for the school year beginning in September, says the Thames Valley District School Board.

2 politicians among Aylmer, Ont., church-goers charged for defying pandemic rules

Politicians Derek Sloan and Randy Hillier are among several people charged for attending a large service in Aylmer, Ont., at the Church of God Restoration in defiance of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. 

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