Keep those snow shovels and car brushes handy, folks -- another storm system is headed our way.
Debora Van Brenk, The London Free Press
Debora Van Brenk has worked at The London Free Press since 1987. She has won or been a finalist for more than a dozen provincial reporting awards and was a finalist, with a Free Press team, for a National Newspaper Award. She covers a wide range of stories and specializes in writing about environmental and rural/urban issues. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Twitter @DebatLFPress
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A 19-year-old Simcoe man was missing Sunday after he and two friends tipped their canoe into a London pond.
For the first time in a decade, a non- native aquatic species has been found in Lake Erie.
As temperatures in Southwestern Ontario crept to near-record highs Tuesday, at least one forecaster predicts a snowier, colder-than-average winter for the region.
Forty years after it was declared “dead,” only to be resurrected, Lake Erie is again like a patient in the critical care unit.
One of the strangest crop years in recent history – a two-month drought followed by several August downpours – has left Southwestern Ontario corn production about 20 bushels-per-acre short of last year's crop average.
There are times Lake Erie shimmers like silk.
Sure, head to the beach to cool off. Just don’t expect it to be nature’s big refrigerator.
Southwestern Ontario pea, pickle, tomato and sweet-corn growers are mobilizing to answer a provincial plan that would eliminate their collective voice when negotiating with vegetable processors.
A new satellite-aided model shows that phragmites – invasive, feather-topped reeds twice the height of a basketball net – are forecast to spread exponentially across the Great Lakes.
Canadians admit to knowing very little about farming even though most trust farmers, says a new ag-advocacy research group.
Hot and humid weather, combined with high levels of air pollution, has led to Southwestern Ontario's first smog alert of the year.
A debate that simmered for weeks over the ownership of a park once owned by the scion of a Southwestern Ontario town’s founder is now settled, with the school board that’s maintained it for eight decades saying it will relinquish any claims to it.
Yes, that weekend of spring-like weather was lovely.
Ontario’s farmers are seeing red over the province’s new environmental watchdog questioning a tax break on diesel fuel.
Off-farm jobs account for more than three-quarters of the income farm families earn, a new Statistics Canada analysis shows.
A long-awaited federal report on a controversial crop-seed pesticide says neonicotinoids don’t pose any risk to honeybees.
This is Lake Erie as you’ve never seen it.
Beaches in the Great Lakes this summer were more swimmable, more often, a new report says.
An organization sprung from Ontario’s collapsed tobacco industry is getting more provincial cash to expand the largest of the region’s food hubs.