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 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.
'Grand Bend won't be the same without you': Community mourns the loss of two in Iran plane crash
The community of Grand Bend is mourning the loss of two people in the Iran plane crash that killed 138 people earlier this week.
She smashed expectations to set up her own business. Now, this Indigenous woman is helping others do the same
The director of a London youth initiative, Amanda Kennedy, has been tapped to be the new Indigenous lead of a local program to help women-run social enterprises in southwestern Ontario.
'There is no winner in war:' Iranian Canadians wary of what comes next after Soleimani's killing
It was a day like any other, until it wasn’t. The news of the killing of an Iranian general by the United States sent shock waves around the world. As local Iranian Canadians wait to see how the conflict unfolds, the possibilities haunt them.
'I have nothing else to lose': Uighur Canadians fear for relatives who may be imprisoned in China
There are over 1,500 Uighurs living in Canada. Many tell stories of loss as family members languish in Chinese prisons or re-education camps.
Public health urging Mississauga dental clinic patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis
Peel Public Health is urging all patients who have attended the Alforat Dental Center in Mississauga over the last five years to be tested for blood borne infections like hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV.
Brampton, Ont. woman searching for the recipient of her son's heart
A Brampton woman is on a mission to find the man who received the gift of her son's heart earlier this year. Keerin Reid died in September 2017. Through a series of letters, she learned the recipient of heart is a 54-year-old father of two. But she wants to know more.
'We need you.' Local cannabis suppliers look for help before market explodes
Local cannabis producers, among the 26 approved suppliers who will be providing pot products to the province's online store starting Oct. 17, have a message for Hamilton workers — "we need you."