Kate Dubinski


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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More highly supportive, deeply affordable housing units coming to London this fall

The city has approved a deal with charity Indwell for 44 deeply affordable, highly supportive housing units, a step toward London's promise to open 100 such apartments by the end of the year.

Norwich Township paid Christian-focused law firm to draft flag bylaw

The southwestern Ontario township in the midst of a culture war over gay Pride symbols hired a boutique law firm that specializes in representing churches and religious institutions to help draft its flag bylaw, CBC News has learned.

Fanshawe Yacht Club celebrates 70 years on the water, hosts open house this weekend

Members of the Fanshawe Yacht Club and Sailing School call it one of London's best-kept secrets, but they're throwing their doors wide open this weekend and hoping people check out the hidden gem and join in the sailing fun.

Grade 11 English course with focus on Indigenous voices to become mandatory in London region

The region's largest school board will make a Grade 11 English course that focuses on Inuit, Metis and First Nations authors mandatory for high schoolers after a push from the Indigenous student trustee.

Angry coaches, nasty parents could be to blame for umpire shortage

When Carter McCullough takes his place behind home plate, he's kind of living the dream — getting paid to watch a game he loves in the fresh air all summer. But the 16-year-old second-year umpire also knows that abuse from coaches and parents comes with the territory, a fact that has made recruiting young officials like him harder in recent years.

Focus on homeless crisis risks forgetting poverty hidden behind closed doors, advocates say

Time, money and other resources funneled into helping solve London's homelessness crisis is excluding the deep poverty of those living in substandard housing, couch-surfing or sharing rentals to avoid living on the street, advocates say.

Parents at west London public school 'desperate' amid escalating violence in classes

Parents at a west London elementary school say board administrators have to do more after dozens of violent incidents have left some kids scared to go to school

Police investigating blaze at United Supermarket on Adelaide Street as suspicious

Firefighters were called to the United Supermarket on Adelaide Street North at about 5:20 a.m. Friday and arrived to shipping skids and bales of cardboard on fire.

Local farmers market taking root in Westmount this June

Sick of schlepping to different farmers markets to sell her food, Londoner Maryam Wright decided to start one in her own neighbourhood. The Westmount Farmers Market opens June 3 in the parking lot of Westmount Mall.

What we know about the contract and the consultant that's cost taxpayers $800K

As city staff scramble to figure out whether they still need computer software they first commissioned in 2015 and politicians continue to ask questions about how much public money has been poured into the deal, CBC News is learning more about the consultant hired to help with the project.