May 04, 2016About 1,500 high tech jobs need to be filled in London
A high-tech hiring binge is looming for London business. Voices.com is looking to double its workforce, adding 100 workers to the software business. Article by: Norman DeBono, London Free Press, May 4, 2016.
May 04, 2016Textbooks for Change
Textbooks for Change (T4C) is a B Corporation that collects donated textbooks in two ways; from drop boxes on post-secondary campuses, and from student club collection drives.
May 04, 2016London's Voices.com Set to Hire for 100 New Positions
A London company with international reach is putting out the call for new hires. Article by: AM980 News, May 4, 2016.
May 03, 2016Impact Junk Solutions
Learn about a social enterprise striving to make London, Ontario a cleaner place.
May 03, 20162016 Pillar Community Innovation Awards nominations accepted April 1 - May 31
Any London and area nonprofit, charity, individual, business or government sector organization whose work relates to the nonprofit sector and reaches into the London community is eligible for nomination.
May 02, 2016Voices.com ramps up growth initiative with 100 hires
Voices.com, the largest online marketplace for voice-over in the world and a local success story, has recently announced an impressive growth plan that will have positive implications for London’s economic development.
April 29, 2016Ask the Experts - April 29: The London Magazine
LEDC's Ashley Conyngham, Director of Marketing and Communications and Al Coombs discuss the LEDC's new London Magazine and how it's changing the conversation around working, living and playing in London.
April 29, 2016Tuckey Home Hardware Grand Opening and Ribbon-cutting Event
Grand opening and ribbon-cutting event for Tuckey Home Hardware. Celebrating new and extensive investment in building and community. Original business established in 1946 by Elmore and Greta Tuckey. Corner of Craig St and Wortley Road – Wortley Village on Friday, April 29 at 10:00 am.
April 28, 2016Food Management Today editor learns about Ontario's thriving food sector.
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) invites journalists to Ontario to visit companies across the whole food industry spectrum. Article by: Emily Ansell Elfer, Food Management Today, March/April 2016.
April 26, 2016Western’s Propel Summer Incubator launches 2016 cohort
Propel, Western University’s entrepreneurship accelerator, announced its new cohort of startups for its 2016 Propel Summer Incubator (PSI). The PSI program received applications from more than 50 entrepreneurs. After a competitive process involving a written application and in-person pitch, 11 startups were accepted.
April 26, 2016Big Blue Bubble Recognized on Branhams300’s 2016 Top 250
Big Blue Bubble, a leading Canadian developer of mobile games, has recently been named to a number of the Branham300 lists released to the public.
April 25, 2016HRdownloads named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces
HRdownloads has proudly been recognized as one of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This is the fourth time HRdownloads has received the esteemed award.
April 22, 2016StarTech.com Holds Strong Rankings in Consecutive Business Awards
StarTech.com ranked #40 on the 2016 Branham300 for the largest Canadian Information & Communications Technology Companies, #13 for the Top Hardware Companies and was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for a fifth consecutive year
April 22, 2016Ask the Experts - April 22: London and Area Works Job Fair
LEDC's Robert Collins, Director of Workforce Development and CJBK's Al Coombs discuss the London and Area Works Job Fair on May 18, 2016.
April 21, 2016Dundas tech hub draws clients
Another tech business is moving into a building in the downtown core with hopes other digital businesses will follow. Article by: Hank Daniszewski, London Free Press, April 20, 2016.
April 20, 2016Economic Update with Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock April 20 - London and Area Works
LEDC President and CEO Kapil Lakhotia and Devon Peacock of The Pulse on AM980 discuss a portal called London and Area Works and its upcoming job fairs.
April 20, 2016Investors want more than returns, says exec
When small business pitches to investors for cash, it’s not all about the money. Investors are looking just as hard at the character of the businessperson, and an ongoing relationship. Article by: Norman DeBono, London Free Press, April 19, 2016.
April 19, 2016London's Leading Digital Firms, Digital Echidna and ResIM, Form Strategic Partnership
This targeted approach for future project acquisition and development will expand the impact and performance of the Forest City's technology sector.
April 19, 2016London well represented at both Canadian Music Week's Live Music and Industry Awards and the Broadcast and Industry Awards
Tourism London is proud to announce that London is well represented at two of Canadian Music Week’s Award Ceremonies. The London Music Hall and Budweiser Gardens are both nominated for Live Music Industry Awards and London has total of 17 nominations at the Canadian Broadcast and Industry Awards, including nominations for major venue of the year, music school of the year and 15 nominations related to London’s radio sector.
April 18, 2016University, industry get design game on
An influential name in the industry, Claudette Critchley, COO at Big Blue Bubble, is lending her experience and expertise to her alma mater to help define Western as a leading institution for studying game design. Article by: Jason Winders, Western News, April 14, 2016.
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