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>> I sent a letter to council explaining what had changed. Cedric gomes, a business person in professional account to send a letter to city council expressing concern about the amount of debt declared in the annual financial report of london hydro quote in the 2022 financials, the company disclosed to value of 168 million that same debt at the same point in time is now valued at approximately 200 million indicating the company's debt was previously undervalued by 32 million. That's put 30 million dollars in context. London hydro's entire profit for last year was was about a 5th. This about not changing the number, no change. London hydro ceo vinay sharma rejects a letters claims he says a debt swap agreement with the bank ensures that a fixed amount of debt and interest is repaid by the end of its term. But annual financial report show how interest rates are impacting values at a single point in time. The villi in 10 years. >> Pay back 200 million dollar, not any more, not a penny less. In between the term of this contract. The report, what is happening in the market if you're changing the number in next year's financials, which is what they did, you need to explicitly say this is what we changed. This is why we changed it. The numbers are seen as a reported earlier than I think it's changed 100% of london hydro shares are owned by the city. The public utilities not just important for keeping the lights on, but also pays an annual dividend of city hall council needs to ensure that there's transparency and accountability in this process. Gomes was unsuccessful when he sought a seat on london hydro board last year, but says his concerns are about the best interest of londoners. Not a result of sour grapes. Sharma says civic administration in council ensure that the utilities financials are independently audit. The auditors that audit of the books I've appointed by the by the council. >> Says akon city auditor that audit us and everything has been found for because system be deported. London hydro will present its 2023 report on finance to a council committee on tuesday. Daryl newcombe, ctv news. Leaders on a local first nations say they won't rush a decision on a potential nuclear waste storage facility proposed for their territory. >> The company behind the project has indicated a decision would come this year. But as scott miller reports, no vote has been scheduled on the saugeen ojibway nation. >> The chiefs in charge of the saugeen ojibway nation say their communities will get to vote on whether they want canada's most radioactive waste to be buried in their territory or not. >> Will have a referendum. And the surety wins. >> When that vote will take place is still up in the air. The nuclear waste management organization tasked with finding a permanent home for canada's used nuclear fuel wants to select a site by year's end. >> That's about polls goal, whether we'll be able to meet that target is, I would I'm realistic. >> The nuclear waste management organization has designs to potentially bury canada's high level nuclear waste here under 1500 acres of farmers fields north of teeswater. Now those farmers fields fall within the territory of the saugeen ojibway nation. The nwmo says the project will not move forward without the approval of the saugeen ojibway nation or that of the local municipality. The municipality of south bruce, who scheduled a community referendum on the project this october rolled wide. It's, it's a accepted as the right thing to do. >> Is to put it well beneath where can be contained and safely stored in january of 2022, members of the saugeen ojibway nation voted overwhelmingly against plans to variant areas low and intermediate level nuclear waste. >> Within 2 kilometres of lake huron, nadjiwon says while this project is different, the biggest question facing sewn voters. We'll be is containing the radioactive waste in underground containers. The safest thing to do now. >> And forever and you got to ask yourself. The question if they if they do very cow. What is the risk? That I'm conveying. Radioactive waste. Making it's way too. The surface where was could have an impact. >> Nadjiwon says, so we'll continue to educate itself and its members on the most nuclear waste plan and will hold their community referendum when they feel the time is right. Whether that's this year or next in wiarton. Scott miller, ctv news. >> Local photographer say they need reinforcements keeping up with demand for a meaningful service. They captured the final moments of a newborn's life when their parents know

they won't survive. As sean irvine reports, the significance of these moments can't be overstated. >> Melissa martin affectionately plays with her 5 month-old daughter, isabel, isabelle des melissa's 3rd child. She follows hannah born on april 2nd 2022 send love >> Brown eyes. But hannah would only survive 5 hours after birth. >> Doctors discovered midterm she would be born without kidneys. We knew that she was going to pass we. >> To what we could before the birth to prepare for that. Preparations included a celebration of hannah's life. That's where tammy belair entered. >> To be on the set of all. It's just that content. She belongs to the north american wide. Now I lay me down to sleep organization. >> It's a charity made up of volunteer photographers who captured the last moments of an infant's life with their families. The service is free of charge, even though they're passing or they have past based, their lifestyle needs to be celebrating. And over 4 years, tammy has photographs, 62 area infants with their families. >> But current requests for her services are 4 times that amount. She hopes local photographers and their assistance will now step up to help despite any reservations. My family for a while they're calling the death a target for and I'm like no, that's not what I do. I celebrate love and the pitches that I take, these families are emotional. A photograph is. >> The only thing you have after losing a loved one at the end of the day. All you're left is just with memories. So having something like that. There's no words to be about that to put into effect how meaningful it is. If you're a photographer or an assistant would like to help a family capture a loved one. >> A link is on our website now in london. Sean irvine, ctv news. >> Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I'm meteorologist gary archibald. We are setting up for the weekend weather. So far, so good weather in terms of the heat and humidity has been the combination well comfortable factors. And that's why tonight looks good. The system that's on approach through the western tear. The upper midwestern usa will increase the cloudiness across the lower great lakes that makes it here within the next 10, 12 hours, possibly shower, mostly sunny throughout the day, increasing cloudiness now, but a warm 23 degrees to enjoy the evening. Rain could be on the way. Thunder showers for saturday morning. Here's a look at our snapshot. Thanks to helen thompson for this floral image. Lady slippers, beautiful flowers. We'll talk, maybe not so beautiful weather. For the weekend. Coming up here on ctv news. >> Thanks very much, gary. Also coming up, how the london knights are shaping up at the memorial cup ahead of their opening match against the (Jingle) Four Seasons Sunrooms Lydia: In speaking with past clients, one message we hear over and over again is how the sunroom is their favourite room in their home, and they wished they had built it sooner. Call Four Seasons Sunrooms today to see how you can add a new favourite to your home. (jingle) Four Seasons Sunrooms I say, we shine bright. ( ) ( ) Stop dreaming. Start shopping. Red Tag Days are on at Toyota, with great offers on select models. Find yours today, at (Woman) We're putting our footdown to keep our feet up.Like way up with La- (Man) We worked overtime,now it's tv time. (vo) It's the La-Z-Boy Red Tag Sale! Save up to 25% La-Z-Boy. Long live the lazy. At Diversified Dynamic Care,our Adult Day Program offersseniors socializatio For the last 40 years, Braam's Custom Cabinets has been creating beautiful, handcrafted cabinetry for all of Southwestern Ontario. We design comfortable, functional, and stunning living spaces, locally built with the absolute highest quality.

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