NEWSCAST - Monday 27th July 2020

NEWSCAST - Monday 27th July 2020

Pritha Mukherji

CAMPUS:
- Western University recently learned that a third-party service provider – Blackbaud, one of the world’s largest customer relationship management (CRM) providers – has experienced a ransomware attack that impacted many of its clients around the world, including Western.
- Western is home to four new Canada Research Chairs, professors whose work will have a global impact on autism, data science and children’s learning. Two chairs, in business sustainability and neuroscience, have been renewed.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL:
- The provincial government has approved five new Ontario Health Teams in an effort to help with COVID-19 response and try to put an end to hallway medicine.
- Angus Johnson is among a number of members frustrated over city council’s decision late last month to close the east London course for the season over projected losses of up to $80,000. He has written a letter to Mayor Ed Holder offering to lease or rent the golf course himself for $15,000.
SPORTS:
- Jesse Ronson, 34, of London, Ontario, Canada earned his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut with flying colors. The Canadian mixed martial artist was one of the winners at “UFC on ESPN 14.”
INTERNATIONAL:
- Spain has said outbreaks of new Covid-19 cases are isolated and under control after the UK abruptly ordered people coming from the country to quarantine.
WEATHER:
- On Tuesday, expect a temperature of 28 degrees with cloudy skies. Moving onto Wednesday expect temperatures to be 26 degrees with sunny skies. Expect temperatures to be at a max. Of 29 degrees.