Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Friday, January 31th, 2020

Jessica Wang

CAMPUS:

  • Recent talks about Western University forging a partnership with a private education company to recruit and educate some international students before they can go on to Western are already drawing criticism.

LOCAL:

  • The Thames Valley District school board will use a lottery to select pupils applying for English kindergarten classes at French immersion schools.

 

  • Mayor Ed Holder may be all charged up about switching the city’s transit vehicles to an all-electric fleet, but there are several steps London Transit will have to take along the way before the mayor’s dream can become a reality.

SPORTS:

  • Mustangs' figure skating team finished second at their last meet before their upcoming championships.

WEATHER:

  • Expect a cloudy weekend with a high of 2 on Saturday and 4 on Sunday, plus mixed precipitation on both days. It is currently -2 degrees with an expected high of 0 in the late afternoon.