Radio Western News Update

NEWSCAST: Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Shloak Srivastava

- The province issued a statement outlining an error, explaining that the record-breaking 1,589 new cases reported on Monday were overestimated and the 1,009 new cases reported today are underestimated.

- In the history of computational art in Canada, a group of forward-thinking artists and technicians at Western played a starring role. The results of their collaborations and musings are currently on display at Western’s McIntosh Gallery, as part of the exhibit, Computational Art in Canada, 1967-1974.

- London's University Hospital continues to be battered by COVID-19 cases, with outbreaks being declared in three more units on Monday. 

- The federal government is ordering fisheries off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia to temporarily close after North American right whales were detected in the area. Ottawa says starting Thursday evening, fisheries operating within certain sections of the Roseway Basin must close until further notice.

- The Toronto Raptors have officially announced the signing of guard Fred VanVleet. 

- Expect the temperatures to be around 3 degrees Celsius today. The day will remain cloudy with a fair chance of rain showers. On Wednesday, expect the temperature to be around 7 degrees Celsius with an 80% chance of precipitation.