A sample of carfentanil is ready for analysis at a DEA lab in Sterling, Va. —File photo

Overdose death toll rise expected

The discovery of deadly ­carfentanil in London is a “turning point” in the city’s drug crisis that forces people into a game of Russian roulette

Master of Ceremonies Brian Donlevy walks around the audience asking their thoughts on halting the proposed landfill in Ingersoll, Ont. on Sunday November 12, 2017 at St. James Anglican Church. The rally had about 170 attend. Greg Colgan/Woodstock Sentinel-Review/Postmedia Network

Rally roasts landfill

If there was any doubt where Oxford County stood on the proposed landfill, there was none by the end of their Sunday afternoon rally.

Members of the Elgin-St. Thomas Board of Health met in early September to discuss a report released earlier this year, suggesting the 36 boards of health be amalgamated into 14 larger boards among other things. (Louis Pin/Times-Journal)

Local health merger proposed

Fearing changes to Ontario’s health board system two -- Elgin-St. Thomas and Oxford County -- have proposed a preemptive merger.