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NEWSCAST - Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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CAMPUS:

  • Kings’ University College is set to open four new apartment style residence buildings this Fall.

  • Located near the University Main Gates, these apartments will cost $8,900 for 8 months, and are being leased in response to demands for upper year housing.

  • Students with disabilities will be accommodated under accessibility and support services if they are interested in the rooms.

 

LOCAL:

  • Pastor Dan Morand of Beth Emmanuel Church and his Urban Haven Project plans to set up tents for homeless men on the church’s property.

  • The program is run with private money that will be used to purchase tents, which will hold 15-20 people and have space heaters.

  • There has been a complaint to the city about the project, but Morand has assured the public that concerns are unfounded.

  • Oneida Nation of the Thames continues to have unsafe drinking water. It has routinely fallen short of provincial standards since 2006.

  • Testing through the years has sometimes shown dangerous E.Coli amounts and other dangerous pathogens.

  • Despite investigations from Ryerson and Concordia Universities, Indigenous Services Canada officials deny the presence of unsafe drinking water.

 

SPORTS:

  • Today we have mens and womens basketball against Wilfred Laurier here in London. 

  • Women’s scheduled first for 6 pm and men’s for 8 pm. Live stats can be viewed from Mustang social media accounts.

  • Women’s hockey tomorrow at Brock University in St. Catharines tomorrow at 7:15 pm.

  • Men’s hockey on Friday against Guelph at 7 taking place here in London.

 

WEATHER:

  • Special weather statement is currently in effect for London and Southwestern Ontario. 70-80km wind gusts expected in the afternoon.

  • High of 11 low of 3 today with continued rain expected, with a short break in the afternoon.

  • Tomorrow’s temperature will be hovering around 0 with a mix of rain and snow predicted.

  • Currently it is 9 degrees, feeling like 5.