Daily Buzz: February 24
London Community News
Welcome to a new feature here on Ourlondon.ca. The “Daily Buzz” will feature daily happenings, events, appearances and tidbits “buzzing” around London.
Grab a cup of coffee and read up on what’s brewing in London today:
The parents of Baby Joseph Maraachli are holding a press conference today at 4 p.m at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn. The Children's Hospital of Michigan decided last night to refuse transferring the 13-month-old baby to their hospital. The baby is currently being kept on life support at LHSC. The parents want doctors to perform a tracheotomy so he can be taken back to Windsor to die, but LHSC has advised the parents to take the baby off life support because his neurodegenerative disease has left him in a state from which he cannot recover.
The University of Western Ontario Mustang Cheerleaders won the CheerSport National Championship in Atlanta, Georgia this past weekend. CheerSport is the largest cheerleading event in the world with over 900 teams competing in the one-day event. This is the fifth win in the competition for the Mustangs who took home first-place trophies in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
If you want to be a part of "Shaping London's Future," then head down with your ideas to the UWO Research Park Convergence Centre tonight between 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. Mayor Fontana formed an "Economic Council" last year and is looking for ideas and discussion to include in a final report.
The following questions will be discussed: What can the City of London do to be more welcoming and attractive to business? What do you see as the "low hanging fruit (easy stuff)" in the area of business expansion and job creation? How can the City of London improve how it does business with business?