Andrew Lupton

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Andrew Lupton is a B.C.-born journalist, father of two and a north London resident with a passion for politics, photography and baseball.

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Developer wants to demolish these 2 heritage houses, city staff saying no

London city staff and heritage advocates are calling for council members to refuse a developer's request to demolish two heritage houses on Dufferin Street to make way for a large apartment building in the downtown core. 

City moves to bar westbound vehicle traffic on Dundas Place, add 2 bike lanes

A London city staff report is calling for the stretch of Dundas Street through the downtown core to be reduced to one lane of vehicle traffic as part of a one-year pilot project while King Street is under construction.

Budweiser Gardens suffers first financial loss in its 18 years

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a big bite out of the bottom line at London's Budweiser Garden. The sports and entertainment centre is suffering its first financial loss in 18 years of operation, according to a report coming to a city council committee on Monday.

Neighbours furious over 'path of destruction' tree removal in McCormick Park

Residents near McCormick Park near Quebec Street say work to improve drainage and expand the pond doesn't

Facebook apologizes after Woodstock man who took on anti-maskers called a child predator

A Woodstock, Ont., man who challenges anti-mask groups online says he's relieved Facebook has deleted an account that repeatedly referred to him as a child predator, but says it should have happened sooner.

Councillors vote to close River Road golf course

London's city-owned River Road golf course has seen its final round after council voted 9-5 on Tuesday to close the money-losing course and sell the land. 

Daniella Leis, driver in Woodman Ave. explosion sentenced to 3 years in prison

Daniella Leis, the young woman whose drunken crash set off an massive explosion in a residential neighbourhood of London, Ont., was given a three-year prison sentence on Thursday.

On Woodman Avenue, neighbours work to rebuild and return

On the day the woman who caused the Woodman Avenue explosion is sentenced, neighbours in London's Old East Village look forward to getting back to rebuilding and living on the street they love.

Catholic school board pulls teaching material that failed to say Grey Owl pretended to be Indigenous

London District Catholic School Board has pulled from its curriculum teaching materials that failed to mention that writer and conservationist Grey Owl had falsely claimed to be of Indigenous descent.

London, Ont., teen struggled with COVID-19 symptoms in days leading to his death, father says

The grieving father of a London, Ont., teen who died Thursday after being diagnosed with COVID-19 says his son died at home after being treated as a day patient in hospital. He said his family is dealing with the grief of losing a 'very loving and compassionate' young man.

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