February 14, 2020Junior Achievement seeks Business Hall of Fame nominations
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT (JA) of South Western Ontario is asking the local business community to submit nominations for the 2020 JA London and District Business Hall of Fame induction. Article by: London Inc.
February 13, 2020Northern Commerce Funds New Digital Marketing Competition At Fanshawe College
Fanshawe College is launching the Northern Digital Marketing Challenge, an experiential learning competition open to students in the Business Administration Marketing, Marketing Management, and Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Digital Marketing) programs. (Press Release)
February 13, 2020Health research in London receives millions in funding from federal government
Lawson Health Research Institute was awarded over $1.2 million in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Fall 2019 Project Grant competition, for three projects including one Priority Announcement. Article by: Lawson Health Research Institute, February 13, 2020.
February 13, 2020London: Second-fastest growing population in Canada
The London region, long knocked for its slow-moving population growth, is now second among Canada’s fastest-growing areas, newly released statistics show. Article by: Jonathan Juha, London Free Press, February 13, 2020.
February 13, 2020Budweiser Gardens pumps $300K into city coffers
Budweiser Gardens continues to exceed pre-build expectations, according to an annual report headed to city politicians next week. Article by: Miranda Chant, Blackburn News, February 12, 2020.
February 13, 2020Study to look at why working-age Londoners aren't looking for jobs
The province is funding a new research project to get to the bottom of why so many working-age Londoners aren’t looking for jobs. Article by: Megan Stacey, London Free Press, February 12, 2020.
February 13, 2020There are more unfilled jobs than ever in London right now and bots are partly to blame
Instead of pounding the pavement, people are increasingly relying on software to sell their skills. Article by: Colin Butler, CBC News, February 13, 2020.
February 12, 2020Consider Canada City Alliance Announces New Executive Director
The Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA) announced the appointment of Niloo Boroun as itsnew Executive Director. Ms. Boroun has already assumed the role and will be based out of Toronto. (Press Release)
February 12, 2020Inspired by Rowing, Nicole Baranowski is determined to help women in fitness and sports
This is the story of Hairstrong. A story of an entrepreneur’s perseverance, determination, and inspiration. A story of London’s admirable community support.
February 10, 2020Liam Foudy gets unexpected NHL chance as emergency call-up to Columbus Blue Jackets
Liam Foudy will make his NHL debut Monday against Tampa. The shorthanded Blue Jackets recalled the Knights co-captain and 2018 first-rounder to fill in on an emergency basis ahead of a big game with the Lightning in Columbus. Article by: Ryan Pyette, The London Free Press, February 10, 2020.
February 07, 2020Hairstrong hairbands, Built to last
Hairstrong is a new company that is selling hairbands called the Strongband. It is a headband designed for people with long hair to be able to tie their hair down while playing sports or doing activities and not have it all over and getting in your way. Article by: Christian Mahu, XFM News, February 07, 2020.
February 07, 2020Celebrating the Libro Social Enterprise Incubator Fall/Winter Cohort
The Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Libro Social Enterprise Incubator cohort is changing the world through the work that they do. The latest cohort have made impressive progress reorienting their paths forward in their engagement with 1-on-1 coaching, each other, and the Pillar and Innovation Works communities.
February 06, 2020Room named for police officer who opened doors to diversity
On Tuesday morning members of the London Police Service, family and friends showed their passion for Sgt. Lewis 'Bud' Coray, as a room at police headquarters was named after him. Article by: Gerry Dewan, CTV London, February 4, 2020.
February 06, 2020A text-ticketing solution gives fans access to fast, easy and convenient seat upgrades
Dibz is the creation of Brennon D’Souza, a 40-something tech guy who has worked in TV and video for most of his career. Article by: London Inc.
February 05, 2020Do you commute to work? If so, city staff want to hear from you
The City of London wants people to choose cheaper, less stressful and more environmentally friendly ways of getting to work—and they're using a survey to gather more information on how to make that possible. Article by: CBC News, February 3, 2020.
February 05, 2020Coming to London: Ontario Summer Games looking for volunteers
The 2020 Ontario Summer Games will be held in London, Ont. and the search is on for volunteers for the event. Registration for volunteers officially opened Monday, and organizers are looking for about 800 volunteers. Article by: CTV News, February 3, 2020.
February 04, 2020Canadian Innovation Leads to Greener Insulation Products
The Government of Canada is collaborating with small businesses to reduce pollution and help create a greener, more sustainable environment for everyone. London-based Western Maple Bio Resources Inc.
February 04, 20202020 London Inc. Magazine Best Places to Work
Meet 15 London employers offering what today's workers want: flexibility, job satisfaction, work-life balance - and a few fun perks, too. Article by: London Inc. Magazine, February 2020 Issue.
February 04, 2020Playing in Unison
A long-time staple of London's music scene rebrands with a national focus. Article by: Kieran Delamont, London Inc. Magazine, February 2020 Issue.
February 04, 2020Measured Momentum
A made-in-London fashion label continues expansion and readies for the U.S. market. Article by: Nicole Laidler, London Inc. Magazine, February 2020 Issue.
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