Community Vitality

African Canadian Federation of London and Area representatives (from left) Immaculate Namukasa, Jethro Odanga and Adam Garba talk with London Community Foundation president and CEO Martha Powell and Teresa Hollingsworth from the Upper Thames Regional Conservation Authority at the Community Vitality presentations on Nov 25.

London Community Foundation funds $1.2M in ideas

There has been a lot of negative talk about London in recent years with issues such as unemployment, homelessness, literacy all pointing...

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Old East safety

On the heels of being named one of Canada's great neighbourhoods, a group of community members are carrying on and implementing what they call the Old East Village Safety Plan.

Old East residents keep engaged with new safety plan

Residents in Old East Village are at it again. Over the last several years, the community just east of downtown has seen a tremendous swell...

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Council's final meeting

During council’s final meeting on Nov. 25, Mayor Joni Baechler (right), here with Janette MacDonald, Downtown London executive director, accepts the Pinnacle Award received by the city and Downtown London in recognition of the Millennium Plan, a document many say started the city’s economic turnaround.

London council shares memories at final meeting

As she has done throughout her five months as mayor, indeed her entire 14-years on city council, Joni Baechler spoke about building a better...

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They have The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. We have the Oktoberfest Parade in Kitchener. Which sounds like more fun?

10 reasons why Canadian Thanksgiving is better than American Thanksgiving

10 reasons why Canadian Thanksgiving is better than American Thanksgiving

A holiday on Monday is always better than a holiday on Thursday. Whoever heard of the Thursday Blahs?

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Man dead a week after double stabbing

Second-degree murder charge laid in double stabbing (Update)

Second-degree murder charge laid in double stabbing (Update)

In relation to the stabbing incident outside 150 Adelaide St. N. on Nov. 9, Frederick Norman Oag is now charged with one count of...

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A Few Good Men

Mark Killeen is the artistic director for his company, By the Book Theatre, as well as producer and director of A Few Good Men, which is running at the McManus Studio Theatre from Nov. 25 to Dec. 6.

By the Book Theatre launches London run with A Few Good Men

Mark Killeen hadn’t been planning to make his stage-directing debut quite so soon, but as fate would have it, when his director dropped out...

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Marking decades of diabetes research

Tammy Willert, a social worker in the nephrology unit at London Health Sciences Centre Kidney Care Centre, as well as being a Type 1 diabetes patient herself, has seen many changes to how her disease has been treated the past 35 years. For one, her daily tracking was once done in a notepad, but is today completely contained in one electronic device.

London woman gives decades to diabetes research

Tammy Willert was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was just 19 years old. Now 54, Willert has seen “a lot of changes,” in how her...

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National infrastructure funding

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in London at the Collider Centre, part of the Western University Advanced Manufacturing Park, on Nov. 24 where he annouced $5.8 billion in new infrastructure funding.

Harper’s $5.8 billion spending plan to benefit London

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in London for the second time in six months on Nov. 24 where he announced $5.8 billion in new...

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