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Opinion | Jan 21, 2015

Watershed year for London

Since the depth of the recession in 2008, London’s job growth in nearly every sub-sector was below regional, provincial and...

London Community News | by Amir Farahi
Opinion | Jan 21, 2015

City of London book could be budgetary bestseller

It will never be a national best seller, but this year’s Budget 2015 book prepared by the City of London’s finance department...

London Community News | by Phil McLeod
Opinion | Jan 15, 2015

Pitching Pillar back into budget game

Remember that old joke about the reading of the will? “To my grandson who I promised to remember, hi there Johnny.” Michelle...

London Community News | by Phil McLeod
Opinion | Jan 08, 2015

Green bin train may have left London station

During the recent civic election campaign, a number of the successful candidates – including Mayor Matt Brown – promised to...

London Community News | by Phil McLeod
Opinion | Dec 31, 2014

Crucial question of municipal funding worth examining

As our new city council becomes immersed in the 2015 budget debate, it is worth a moment to step back and look at the larger...

London Community News | by Gord Hume
Opinion | Dec 31, 2014

He said, she said and the voters voted

The year 2014 was one of comings and goings at City Hall, some planned, others directed. And, as always, there was a lot said...

London Community News | by Phil McLeod
Dec 31, 2014

Arts can be economic spur

It’s time we recognize arts and culture as an essential government service that is a vital component in the fabric of our...

London Community News | Add Comment | by Amir Farahi
Dec 10, 2014

Reasons we must merge the school boards in London

Ontario needs to have a serious conversation about the ethical, discriminatory and financial problems with the separated...

London Community News | Add Comment | by Amir Farahi
Dec 10, 2014

The most important order of government

A new generation of leadership is emerging in Ontario municipalities

London Community News | Add Comment | by Gord Hume
Dec 10, 2014

Time to pay for years of free lunches

Phil McLeod says it's time to pay the piper for years of free lunches

London Community News | Add Comment | by Phil McLeod
Nov 27, 2014

Time to open up about mental health

It’s crazy how much mental illness costs society. If the previous sentence sounds somewhat flippant, then it did its job...

London Community News | Add Comment | by Scott Taylor
Nov 20, 2014

Council veteran says goodbye to London city hall

London’s current longest serving council member bids adieu next week.

London Community News | Add Comment | by Phil McLeod
Oct 29, 2014

Clairmont: Nathan Cirillo ‘has become Canada’s hero’

The nation watches while here, in the stunning Christ’s Church Cathedral, those who knew the strapping young man as flesh and...

Hamilton Spectator | 7 Comments | by Susan Clairmont
Oct 06, 2014

D'Amato: Vigil for aboriginal women is filled with pain, and hope

This is a national shame.

Waterloo Region Record | Add Comment | by Luisa D'Amato
Sep 25, 2014

Candidates missing the London Plan bus?

In the 1930s, the city of Toronto had roughly the same population London does today, about 365,000 people.

London Community News | Add Comment
Sep 19, 2014

Bosma murder trial expected for fall, 2015

Dellen Millard’s lawyer is not on the record; Deepak Paradkar must once again be officially retained for Superior Court case

Hamilton Spectator | 5 Comments | by Susan Clairmont

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