Council Debates Age Friendly Accessibility, Pan-Am Torch Burning Through Wallaceburg, London Sees 4th Murder This Year, And More!

 

AGING GRACEFULLY IS A WONDERFUL CONCEPT AND IT’S SOMETHING C-K COUNCIL WILL WEIGH IN ON TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING. IT HAS TAKEN THREE YEARS TO PUT TOGETHER THE AGE FRIENDLY ACTION PLAN AND SHOULD RECEIVE COUNCIL ENDORSEMENT TONIGHT. WITH A THIRD OF THE RESIDENTS OF C-K EXPECTED TO BE 65 AND OLDER BY 2030 THEY ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY ON PUBLIC TRANSIT AND IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

THE PAN AM TORCH WILL PASS RIGHT THROUGH WALLACEBURG TUESDAY MORNING BUT WILL MAKE A STOP AT OUR 99-1 CKXS STUDIOS AROUND 11:30 FOR A CELEBRATION OF THE GAMES. WE WILL HAVE LOT’S OF ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU BUSY WHILE YOU GET A LOOK AT THE TORCH AND WELCOME IN THE RUNNERS. LATER IN THE DAY IT WILL BE AT CHATHAM’S TECUMSEH PARK AROUND 2. STAY WITH US FOR ALL THE UPDATES AND DETAILS OF THE PAN AM TORCH RUN.

THREE PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY IN LONDON FOLLOWING THE CITIES 4TH MURDER OF THE YEAR EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THEY GOT A GUNSHOTS CALL TO THE AREA BEHIND A STRIP MALL AROUND 5 A.M. AND FOUND 18 YEAR OLD JEREMY RYAN COOK SUFFERING FROM  GUNSHOT WOUNDS. EFFORTS TO REVIVE HIM FAILED. THEY ARRESTED A TRIO NEARBY AND ALTHOUGH THEY HAVE NOT LAID ANY CHARGES YET SAY THEY ARE NOT LOOKING FOR ANYONE ELSE IN THE KILLING.

THE CANADIAN REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION HAS CONFIRMED THE AVERAGE RE-SALE PRICE OF A HOME IN THIS COUNTRY HAS SOARED PAST THE 450 THOUSAND DOLLAR MARK. MAY WAS A RED HOT MONTH FOR HOME SALES IN CANADA UP 3 PER CENT OVER APRIL. IN FACT IT WAS THE BUSIEST MONTH FOR HOME SALES IN 5 YEARS.