January 13, 20172017 Techellence Awards - Nominations Open
The 2017 Techcellence Award nominations are now open! Nominate a company today for its achievements in Startup Innovation, Business Growth, or Community Engagement. Nominate by: February 24, 2017.
January 12, 2017Museum of Ontario Archaeology opens London’s first virtual reality exhibit
A cutting edge virtual reality exhibit at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology (MOA) in London is offering visitors a more immersive way to experience what life was like in a 16th century Iroquoian village. Article by: Chris Montanini, The Londoner, January 11, 2017.
January 10, 2017Co-op Job Postings Are Now Being Accepted for the Spring/Summer 2017 Work Term
Calling all London, Ontario employers - recruit talent from Conestoga College by posting your co-op job opportunity for the Spring/Summer work term (May to the end of August). Show students why London is a great place to live and work.
January 09, 20172016 LEDC Year in Review: A Look Forward
2017 is already shaping up to be another positive year for London’s economy, with the addition of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation. Take a look at some of the business expansions, investments and community highlights of 2016, as well as what’s in store moving forward.
January 06, 2017Brickenden Award Nominees 2016
The 2016 nominees for the 15th Brickenden Awards are out. The award show, now in it’s 15th season, boosts local theatre and inspires people to take part in London’s theatre scene.
January 04, 2017Biz incubator creates gems
The incubator at 121 Studios has seen several of its business tenants launch into their own places after only a year. Article by: Hank Dainszewski, London Free press, January 3, 2017.
January 04, 2017Toque tips hat to Canadian fare
Owners of downtown London’s newest restaurant, the Twisted Toque Social Grill, have ambitions as big as Canada. Article by: Hank Dainszewski, January 4, 2017.
January 03, 2017Celebrating Canada's 150th with 150 London facts
Over the past century and a half, London has grown alongside Canada - discover 150 facts you may not have known about the Forest City.
December 30, 2016Economic ups and downs
London Economic Development Corporation CEO discusses financial picture of 2016 and how 2017 is shaping up. Video by: Celine Moreau, CTV London, December 28, 2016.
December 28, 2016A whey-out idea, coming to a restaurant near you
Chefs and a vodka maker are turning whey into a food and drink delight. Article by: Jacob Richler, Macleans Magazine, December 20, 2016.
December 22, 2016Canada's Competitive Advantages for Foreign Direct Investment
Fact sheet provided by Office of the Chief Economic, Global Affairs Canada.
December 21, 2016Survey gives employers a voice
A community-driven business survey will help employers plan their future workforce.
December 19, 2016New president of successful tech firm
StarTech.com, a London company that does business around the world providing hard-to-find connectivity parts, has recruited Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy to head up its operations. Article by: Hank Dainszewski, London Free Press, December 17, 2016.
December 16, 20162017 Business Achievement Award Nominees
The 2017 Business Achievement Awards celebrates the best and brightest of the London business community. Award categories include 'Business of the Year' (for small, medium and large businesses), Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Leadership, Excellence in Human Resources, Innovation & Agribusiness. Congratulations to the nominees!
December 14, 2016Toy giant hatched in London
Spin Master, the company that gave birth to Hatchimals, this year's hottest Christmas toy, was created by three Western grads. Article by: Debora Van Brenk, London Free Press, December 14, 2016.
December 14, 2016London-based Delego Software has moved to a new office
The new office is a true reflection of Delego's organizational culture — modern, vibrant, and collaborative. The team has just moved into their new location at 1069 Wellington Road South.
December 13, 2016New technology taps into sleeping solar farms
A research partnership between Western University and Bluewater Power has resulted in the development of new technology designed to put solar farms to work at night -- increasing the stability of the electricity grid, preventing blackouts and allowing connection of more renewable energy such as wind projects. Article by: Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer, December 13, 2016.
December 12, 2016Discovery Guide
Check out Tourism London's 2016/2017 Fall and Winter Discovery guide for shopping, local flavours, sports, recreation and more in London, Ontario.
December 12, 2016VC Magazine - Winter 2016
Check out the winter issue of Venture Cover Magazine. On page 40-41, read a profile from our London Magazine about ZTR Control Systems.
December 11, 2016Chef turns to roasting coffee beans
Patrick Dunham roasts all the coffee at Patrick’s Beans, a new company quickly gaining a foothold in stores and cafes. Dunham makes six blends sold in London-area stores and also produces custom blends for restaurants and cafes. Article by: Hank Dainszewski, London Free Press, December 11, 2016.
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