Salma Ibrahim is a journalist in the Toronto newsroom interested in stories about community and culture. Give her a shout at email@example.com.
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How a local IT expert — and Elon Musk's SpaceX — helped reboot Uxbridge when a tornado hit
Doug Williamson's resourcefulness after a devastating tornado in Uxbridge, Ont., was a game changer. His quick thinking has prompted the town to consider adding Elon Musk's Starlink system to its emergency response arsenal. But experts are advising caution.
Homeless advocates slam Oshawa's decision to pay $100K for private security downtown
Oshawa city council has voted to spend $100,000 to hire CDN Protection Limited for three months to help address the "increase of unsheltered people in the downtown." Anti-homelessness advocates say the move will "worsen the relations between an already extremely marginalized group and the city."
How Muslim health-care workers fighting COVID-19 are finding community during Ramadan
Two health-care workers explain what drives them to observe 16-hour fasts while on the front-lines of a global pandemic.
Here's a snapshot of what London police respond to daily
Here is a snapshot of what London police officers say is a growing crisis
London mom calls autism letter from the province 'another emotional blow'
When Sarah Farrants received a letter from the Ontario government, she thought her son's Ontario Autism Program funding application had been approved. But when she cracked open the letter, it was an offer for free parent classes she had already taken.
From Tanzania to London: A basketball dream comes true
Meet a teen who flew halfway across the globe to train at the London Basketball Academy after being spotted at a local basketball camp.
London pot shops almost out of edibles already
Cannabis 2.0 products were available on store shelves for the first time Friday afternoon.
City of London's trial in snowplow worker's death begins
Malcolm Trudell was clearing the intersection of Colborne and York streets when he was fatally struck by a freight train on the morning of Jan. 9, 2018.
'A teaching in itself': New mural at Banting Secondary School an homage to solidarity
The richly coloured mural that now adorns the looming walls of Sir Frederick Banting's east entrance is teeming with symbolism.
What do you think about driverless vehicles in London? The city wants to know
The City of London is working to get ready for fully autonomous vehicles and the team in charge wants your input.