Gary Ennett

Morning News Editor

Gary Ennett is a veteran editor and reporter. He’s been with CBC since the opening of the London bureau in 1998. His email address is

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Why these Stats Can trailers are parked at Springbank Park

The mystery has been solved. Statistics Canada has parked three trailers at Springbank Park to help collect data for a study on the health of Canadians.

Elections Canada scrambles to correct error on voter cards in Otterville

Officials at Election Canada are a little red-faced today about an error discovered in some of the voter information cards distributed in the Woodstock area. The cards gave voters the wrong address for the polls on election day.

Higher speed limits in pilot project aren't being abused: OPP

While there are no statistics to confirm it, provincial police say there’s been no noticeable change in driving behavior since the speed limit increased to 110 kilometres an hour in a pilot project on portions of three Ontario highways that began in late September.

Inquest into 2017 death of EMDC inmate Michael Fall starts today

An inquest into the death of Michael Fall, who died at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) on July 30, 2017, starts Monday.

Banting House gifted with a treasure trove of additional archives

For Grant Maltman, the curator of the Banting House National Historic Site in London, Ont., it was like a dream come true, a donation of 200 pounds of additional archives. But for a while it appeared they had been lost in transit, and to history.

London lands world's first automatic electric-vehicle parking system

Imagine using your smartphone to summon your car to exit the parking garage and pick you up at your front door. It may sound futuristic, but if a new system unveiled in London Wednesday is a success, the option may be just around the corner.

Engineers at Bruce Power threaten strike action

Engineers, safety analysts and other professionals at Bruce Power have given their union a strong strike mandate if an agreement can’t be reached during conciliation talks that begin next week.

Wet weather keeps golfers away from area courses

It’s been a soggy and disappointing spring for golfers in Southwestern Ontario. Rainy and gloomy weekends have caused many to stay away from courses that are usually buzzing with activity at this time of the year.

Sister of inmate who died at EMDC prepares for walk to Queen's Park

The sister of an inmate who died at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre last year is walking from London, Ont. to Queen’s Park to raise awareness about she calls the “crisis in corrections” on both sides of the bars.

Cloudy and cool in May? A meteorologist explains why there's more of that to come

For many, the month of May conjures up idyllic images of spring: colourful flowers, outdoor weddings, picnics in the park and sunny days on the golf course. But the weather so far this month has hardly matched those inspiring images.

Why London drivers may want to start buying their gas at night

Yo-yo gas prices in London, up during the day and down at night and on weekends, have become the norm in recent days and analyst Dan McTeague says that’s likely to be the case until at least the end of the year.

Strathroy Police hope a new set of eyes will help them stop human smugglers

Strathroy-Caradoc Police have a new set of eyes on the road to help fight human smuggling in southwestern Ontario.

This little guy got loose after someone took him into a London mall

Somebody thought it would be a good idea to bring a dazed hawk in from the cold, but what they didn't count on is he'd eventually snap out of his stupor.

Western faculty set strike deadline of Nov. 9

The union representing faculty at Western University has set a strike deadline of 12:01 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9. If a tentative agreement hasn’t been reached by then, the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) says professors will walk off the job.

London Public Library introduces Netflix-like movie streaming service

Move over Netflix, there’s a new kid in town. Kanopy, a popular on-demand film streaming service, is now available for free through the London Public Library.