January 17, 2020Two local micropreneurs compete for national award
Two local micro-business owners—Charissa Floriancic of Crushed Aftercare and Kay Habib of Skilled Accents—have been named as finalists for the 2020 Mompreneur Award of Excellence.
January 17, 2020London apartment vacancy rate at historic lows
According to the results of the annual Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Rental Market Survey (RMS) conducted in October 2019, London’s purpose-built apartment vacancy rate declined to 1.8 per cent, down from 2.1 per cent the year prior and sitting at the lowest level in almost two decades.
January 17, 2020Fourth London cannabis retail outlet to open by Western gates
A familiar name in Ontario’s cannabis culture, Friendly Stranger, announced this week it has granted trademark licenses for the use of its brand to six Ontario retail license holders and will open new cannabis retail locations early this year, including a London unit at 1135 Richmond Street.
January 17, 2020Instrumental donation gives arts group for kids 'a new future'
Now in its 32nd year, Arts 4 All Kids recently received a crucial $22,000 grant from MusiCounts, the music education charity that supported 37 community centres, after-school programs, and non-profit organizations across Canada last year by providing funding for new instruments and equipment. Article by: Janis Wallace, The Londoner, January 15, 2020.
January 17, 2020Queen's Park outlines Southwestern Ontario transit plan
Millions of dollars in public transit improvements and better regional rail service are in the cards for Southwestern Ontario, a new provincial government roadmap to transit investment in the region says. Article by: Jennifer Bieman, The London Free Press, January 17, 2020.
January 17, 2020Create a company this summer
Looking for a job this summer? Why not create your own with help from the Summer Company program? Through the Summer Company program, you can get start-up money to kick-off a new summer business, along with advice and mentorship from local business leaders to help get the business up and running.
January 15, 2020Dental clinic for low-income Londoners aims for summer opening
The city’s first brick-and-mortar dental clinic for low-income Londoners could be seeing patients by the summer, the project’s leader says. Article by: Jennifer Bieman, Londoner, January 7, 2020.
January 15, 2020Stratford approves plan to produce 'renewable' natural gas
After much debate, Stratford city council is moving forward with plans to produce renewable natural gas at their wastewater treatment plant. Article by: Scott Miller, CTV News, January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020Announcing the 2020 BAA Finalists
The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following finalists for the 2020 London Business Achievement Awards which will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
January 13, 2020Advanced Manufacturing & Canada: Expertise matters when choosing a meeting location
Destination Canada features London, Ontario in its video as a manufacturing hub.
January 10, 2020Aquaman star Jason Momoa filming TV series in St. Thomas, and they're looking for co-stars
Hollywood actor Jason Momoa, star of big-budget, comic book-inspired films as well as the massive television series Game of Thrones, will film an upcoming TV series in St. Thomas and a call is going out for actors. Article by: Norman De Bono, London Free Press, January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020Airshow London appoints new executive director
A local event planning professional has been appointed to lead Airshow London as it gears up for its future productions.
January 10, 202010 Southwestern Ontario tech companies hiring this January
Whether you're still in the early stages of your career or are ready to step into a leadership role, there's an opportunity for you in Southwestern Ontario's innovation economy. Here are ten companies looking for fresh talent in 2020. Article by: Christine Rathbone, Tech Alliance, January 2, 2020
January 10, 2020London area jobs gain in December adds to positive second half of 2019
The London area labour market added 2,000 new jobs in December, capping a strong second half of 2019 that brought the region's unemployment rate closer to the provincewide average. Article by: Jonathan Juha, The London Free Press, January 10, 2020.
January 09, 2020Have you heard the news? Virtuoso's back and better than ever
IABC London is relaunching the Virtuoso Awards, Southwestern Ontario's premiere professional awards program celebrating excellence in communications and the best in creative strategy and design. Article by: IABC London. January 9, 2020.
January 09, 2020Canada looks for 'steady improvement' after late-shot losses in first day of Continental Cup play
The 2020 Continental Cup curling championship took place in London Thursday, January 9 through to Sunday, January 12. Article by: Paul Vanderhoeven, The London Free Press, January 9, 2020.
January 08, 2020She smashed expectations to set up her own business. Now, this Indigenous woman is helping others do the same
Amanda Kennedy has been recruited as the Indigenous lead for a local network to support women-led enterprises. Article by: Salma Ibrahim, CBC News London, January 8, 2020.
January 08, 2020London developer eyes Hyde Park for high-end, $100M retail-residential 'village'
A $100-million commercial and residential development would transform Hyde Park into a high-end, destination village, says the developer behind the proposal. Article by: Norman De Bono, London Free Press, January 8, 2020.
January 08, 2020Development with 110 affordable units in London gets $120M boost
Officials say construction on the twin tower development will take about three years. Article by: Liny Lamberink, CBC News London, January 8, 2020.
January 07, 2020London researchers first in world to use new device for feeding tube insertion
A team of clinician researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute have partnered with medical device company CoapTech LLC to study a new method of feeding tube insertion.
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