NEWSCAST - Wednesday 15th July 2020

NEWSCAST - Wednesday 15th July 2020

Pritha Mukherji

CAMPUS:
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Western's Fall Convocation has been postponed as a part of the larger response to COVID-19. This includes all scheduled ceremony dates from October 21-23, 2020.
- Kelly Cole, Vice-President (University Advancement), was named President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation in Toronto, effective Nov. 16, university and foundation officials jointly announced July 13.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL:
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With the mercury set to rise above 30 C this week and over the weekend, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) says it’s issuing another heat alert as well as a separate three-day extended heat warning for the London, Ont., region.
- No new cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in London and Middlesex, local health officials said Tuesday.
SPORTS:
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In a collaboration to pursue change in communities of color and develop meaningful programs, the 11 professional sports organizations in greater Los Angeles have joined together to launch The ALLIANCE: Los Angeles, a comprehensive five-year commitment to drive investment and impact for social justice through sport.
INTERNATIONAL:
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Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and ex-girlfriend of the late US convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been denied bail in a high-profile sex case.
WEATHER:
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On Thursday, expect a temperature of 27 degrees with a chance of showers. Moving onto Friday expect temperatures to be 31 degrees with sunny skies. Expect temperatures to be at max. of 30 degrees.