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Saving the Swallows one birdhouse at a time

Felicia Syer-Nicol says her family has noticed there are fewer swallows swooping around their St. Clair Township property. And they’re trying to change that. Syer-Nicol, who is the president of the Lambton wing of the National Farmers’ Union, hosted a workshop Saturday at the family farm on the Kimball Sideroad. Along side her was the… Read more »

Wyoming ready to help Tyler smile again

Teresa Verbeek just wants to see her son smile again. Tyler, 18, has a severe form spina bifida and lost his hearing after an operation as a child. But, he’s really a normal teenager. “I refused to put him in a bubble when he was born,” she says. “I told him, ‘you are going to… Read more »


John passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side in London, ON, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the age of 67. John was born in New Brunswick and was the son of Grace Levesque of Petrolia and the late Omer Levesque (2008). John was a member of the London Carpenter’s Union Local 1946 for 42 years. He was an avid fan of the London Knights Hockey Team. Beloved husband of Linda Levesque of London. Loving father of Kaelan Levesque of London. Sadly missed by Chad and Jacqui Millard of Chatham, Adam and Jennifer Millard of Dryden and Jamie and Nicole Millard of London. Special papa of Owen, Ben, Taylor, Claire, AJ, Winston and Eva. Dear brother of Roger and Joan Levesque of Wilkesport, Jacque and Phyllis Levesque of Point Edward, Gerry and Leslie Levesque of Petroilia and the late Ruth Howden (2005) and Harvey of Peterborough. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, ON,  on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the Funeral Service to follow. Interment will be held at Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. Donations in memory of John to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at