August 15, 2019New Online Training courses help consumers achieve Zero Waste in their clothes closet, while also protecting their budgets and the environment
Learn more about the Jackson Sewing Academy, an online learning site launched this past July.
August 15, 20192019 International Business Awards Stevie Award Winner
The London Economic Development Corporation Wins Gold Stevie Award in 2019 International Business Awards.
August 14, 2019London resources to help address Homelessness concerns and needles in public places
The City of London’s Homeless Prevention System is a coordinated response aimed at supporting individuals and families experiencing homelessness to maintain housing stability.
August 13, 2019Councillors call 'action' on movie, TV production push
A long-brewing push to see London take advantage of economic opportunities in the film industry got a boost at city hall Tuesday, as a film buff gave politicians a stark choice. Article by: Megan Stacey, The London Free Press, August 13, 2019.
August 12, 2019Big Blue Bubble Debuts Island Skins in My Singing Monsters
Canadian game developer Big Blue Bubble has unveiled stunning new Island Skins in the latest update to their musical mobile game My Singing Monsters. The new feature offers players stat-boosting cosmetics for their Natural Islands.
August 12, 2019Blackburn the Movie
London-based Matchbox Pictures launches Kickstarter campaign to produce their made in London film.
August 09, 2019Feds announce $4.2M for women-led businesses in southwestern Ontario, and provincial network
Minister Marie Ng was in London on Friday, announcing a total of $4.2 million dollars in funding for the Women of Ontario Social Entreprise Network and seven women-led businesses in southwestern Ontario. Article by: Liny Lamberink, CBC News London, August 9, 2019.
August 08, 2019Mayor, economic officials tout business expansions, job growth
A handful of London companies and business leaders gathered Thursday morning to highlight recent expansions and trumpet the business environment in the city. Article by: Megan Stacey, The London Free Press, August 8, 2019.
August 08, 2019MEM Insider - July 2019 - Volume 4
Hear from Kapil Lakhotia, President and CEO at the LEDC in this month's issue of King's Management, Economics, and Mathematics (MEM) Insider Magazine.
August 08, 2019City launches new tools welcoming newcomers to Home Sweet London
Information kiosks are now available at City Hall and the Bostwick Community Centre. Article by: CBC News London, August 8, 2019.
August 08, 2019Depression is the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy
Researchers at Western University and its affiliate Brescia University College have now shown that depression is the single largest driver of substance use during pregnancy, highlighting the need for greater supports for the mental health of pregnant mothers.
August 07, 2019TechAlliance Welcomes Christina Fox as CEO
TechAlliance announced today that the Board of Directors have appointed Christina Fox as the organization’s CEO, effective September 3, 2019. Ms. Fox is a proven leader within London’s business and nonprofit sectors, and brings a wide-ranging history of successful and positive community engagement to the role.
August 07, 2019"Home Sweet London" New Tools for Newcomers to London
In an effort to help remove barriers to accessing services in London, the City has installed two new iPad Welcome Kiosks.
August 07, 2019London, Ilderton, Arkells celebrate Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
Wednesday saw a showcase of hometown talent for those in London and Ilderton, Ont. as Canada’s figure skating darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir celebrated their spots on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Article by: Andrew Graham, 980 CFPL, August 7, 2019.
August 06, 2019Mobials Reinvents AutoVerify to Generate Credit-Qualified Leads
Mobials Inc., parent-company of AutoVerify, has reinvented its AutoVerify solution to generate credit-qualified leads by answering common questions that come up in a car buyer's pre-purchase research.
August 06, 2019DC519 - Maureen Harrison, 2A3 Group
At our inagural Digital Creative 519 Conference (DC519), we asked local business owners to tell us how they've scaled up their companies. Hear from Maureen Harrison, Owner of 2A3 Group.
August 06, 2019Sunwing returns to London International this winter with new flights to Punta Cana and Cayo Santa Maria
Plan your winter escape from the easy and comfortable airport, choosing from four destinations with all-inclusive resort options.
August 06, 2019Grocer brings fresh-from-garden produce to Old East
The Old East Village Grocer has begun hosting weekly pop-up markets on its patio, offering customers and passersby a wide variety of organic, locally grown produce, all harvested and delivered the same day it’s bought. Article by: Sebastian Bron, The London Free Press, August 6, 2019.
August 06, 2019Scale Up! Food Production Accelerator Program
The London Small Business Centre and LEDC, in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade are offering “Scale Up”, a program designed to assist growing food production and distribution businesses in London.
August 06, 2019Fueling the local entrepreneurial ecosystem
Small business has long been the backbone of the Canadian economy. Small wonder then that institutions like Fanshawe College are embracing innovation and entrepreneurial culture, providing tools to help people explore the reality of running a small business and resources to support those who decide to take the leap.
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