Toys for Tots

Jim Graham, from TRY Recycling, are and Marcus Plowright, from Anden Design/Build, have joined forces to make certain there are gifts aplenty for the Toys for Tots program. The two companies are collecting toys until Monday, Dec. 8.

‘Tis the season for giving toys to those most in need

With Christmas less than a month away, Jim Graham and Marcus Plowright are looking to put on their Santa hats and help supply toys to...

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Domestic Violence in the workplace takes heavy toll

Kim Gibson, of Lucan, speaks during a press conference at Western University announcing the release of a landmark survey measuring the impact of domestic violence on female workers. Gibson was stabbed by her then husband, which lead to three years of rehabilitation, and to seek work with a new employer.

Western University studies domestic violence in the workplace

The numbers are sobering. Especially when you consider that behind them is an abused women, a broken family and traumatized children. It...

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Ready to take charge

Mayor-elect Matt Brown will officially take over the city's top job at council's inaugural meeting, set for Monday, Dec. 1. The London Plan, Downtown Master Plan, emergency services, bus rapid transit and municipal infrastructure are just some of the items he plans to focus on over the next four years.

Matt Brown primed for London renewal

The interview with the man who will be mayor

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Take your positions

11 Steps to winning Black Friday

11 Steps to winning Black Friday

1. Make sure you have the right day     2. Make sure you are well rested     3. Wear the...

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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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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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