Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Monday, November 18th, 2019

Jessica Singer

CAMPUS:

-The Get Swabbed campaign is coming to Western University this week, on November 20th and 21st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UCC. Their goal is to recruit people to become donors. Potential donors will be tested with a swab.

LOCAL:

-Today, politicians on council’s planning committee will discuss a zoning change that would allow “farm gate sales” in urban areas across London. 
-Advocates for the plan say this will help boost food sustainability, and access to healthy fruits and vegetables, as produce grown in the city will be sold directly to customers from where it's harvested.

-Southwestern Ontario’s largest hospital, University Hospital, is reviewing recommendations to fix its temporarily shuttered air ambulance helipad.

SPORTS:

-The Western Mustangs women’s ice hockey team lost to the Waterloo Warriors 3-1 this weekend at the Columbia Ice Field Arena. 
-The Western Mustangs will now look to regroup as they come home to practice for the week before heading off to Windsor, to take on the Lancers on Saturday, November 23rd at 4pm.

WEATHER:

-Expect a temperature of 5 degrees tomorrow with a mix of sun and clouds. Moving into Wednesday, expect a temperature of 6 degrees with some sun and clouds. It is currently 3 degrees with cloudy.