Archive for the ‘News/Canada/London’ Category

‘I never talked about it and I am now:’ Perdita Felicien on growing up in poverty

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Perdita Felicien

Two-time Canadian World Champion Perdita Felicien opens up about growing up in poverty and why, as an adult, she's found strength in her mother's wisdom.

Stanley Cup comes to Seaforth and no one is more pumped than 99-year-old Granny O’Reilly

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Ryan O'Rielly

St. Louis Blues centre Ryan O'Reilly brought the Stanley Cup home to Seaforth, Ont., on Thursday and there for the festivities was his 99-year-old grandmother Deirdre.

Granddaughter of hockey legend George Armstrong launches Indigenous youth hockey camp

Friday, June 21st, 2019
Kalley Armstrong

28-year-old Kalley Armstrong is launching a training camp for Indigenous youth hockey players.

Corey Conners savours first win on PGA Tour

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Corey Conners started hitting golf balls at the age of 2 and his father knew early that the future PGA Tour winner had talent.

Corey Conners savours first win on PGA Tour

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Corey Conners started hitting golf balls at the age of 2 and his father knew early that the future PGA Tour winner had talent.

Meet the Canadian dart player surprising the bookies at the world championships

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Jim Long is living the dream. The darts dream. The 50-year-old GM worker from London, Ont., already has one win under his belt at the William Hill World Darts Championship in England.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir hold parade, concert as thank you for hometown fans

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history, held a parade and a concert Saturday as a way of saying 'thank you' to their fans and their hometown of Ilderton, Ont. for all their support.

Champion Canadian pole vaulter rants at Air Canada on Twitter for breaking her equipment

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Alysha Newman broken poles

On Instagram and Twitter, Canadian pole vault star Alysha Newman said, "My heart is broken and so are all my poles thanks to @aircanada" alongside photos of broken pole-vaulting poles.

This could be Canada’s oldest hockey stick

Monday, January 29th, 2018
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A local company is studying what's believed to be the Canada's oldest hockey stick, and revealing information about our country's favourite sport.

McGregor vs. Mayweather ‘makes no sense’, says ex-UFC fighter

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Mark Hominick

London's Mark Hominick thinks Conor McGregor will keep the first three rounds entertaining, but thinks Floyd Mayweather will ultimately take him down.