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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

Gray hopes to win first term as Dawn-Euphemia councillor

Ann Gray hopes to continue helping the citizens of Dawn-Euphemia. Gray, 51, was appointed to fill a vacancy left by the departure of Paul LeBoeuf in Dec. 2017. The school custodian and bus driver says she still has a lot to learn and would like to continue as a councillor. Why did you run for… Read more »

Everaert worries ballots vulnerable to fraud St. Clair

One of St. Clair Township’s mayoral candidates is raising concerns about the security of mail-in ballots after finding some in a blue box at the post office. Brian Everaert – one of three people challenging incumbent Steve Arnold for the mayor’s seat – says he noticed a number of the mail-in ballots had been thrown… Read more »

Mitchell wants to be part of the team in Warwick

Colin Mitchell wanted be part of the progressive team in Warwick Township. The 37 year-old salesperson at the local Home Hardware is running for a councillor’s position in election which is wide-open election after Mayor Todd Case decided not to seek re-election. Why did you decide to run for council? “I just saw an opportunity…. Read more »