Monthly Archives: July 2013

Week 12

This week, I learned about the possibility of bringing a medical respite centre for the homeless to London; I spoke with the President of Pride London about the Pride London festival; I heard from Premier Kathleen Wynne about Southwest Ontario Development Fund; I learned about a new campaign looking to showcase London’s hidden treasures; and I followed the torture case of two Londoners in court. Find out more below:

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Week 11

This week, I heard from the London Humane Society about taking care of pets during the heat wave; I spoke with Western Fair CEO Hugh Mitchell about demolition at the Western Fair District; I learned about a local tech company getting bought by Cineplex; I heard from Abe Oudshoorn of the London Homeless Coalition about the effect of the heat wave on people experiencing homelessness; and I learned about the Old East Village Block Party; . Find out more below:

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Week 10

This week, I learned about the impact of the heavy rainfall on crops; I spoke with OPP Sergeant Dave Rektor about road safety around motorcyclists; I learned about London’s recent score in a report from the Canadian Taxpayer Federation; I spoke with Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath and Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner ahead of the London-West by-election; I learned about a new grant that will help youth facing barriers get jobs; I heard from Oxford MPP Ernie Hardeman about a plan to supply the food banks with local food; I spoke with the first Canadian to try Google Glass; I learned about a new geo-adventuring app being developed for Oxford County; I spoke with Montreal Canadiens draft pick Michael McCarron about suiting up for the London Knights; and I heard from superintendent Steve Musclow about Fanshawe Conservation Area’s Family Fishing Day. Find out more below:

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Week 9

This week, I learned about a new campaign looking to show the diversity of Londoners; I spoke with London-West PC candidate Ali Chahbar about the upcoming by-election; I heard from London North Centre MP Susan Truppe about a new grant to help end so-called “honour-based” violence; I spoke with a Londoner heading to Calgary to help clean up after the flooding; and I followed the sentencing of a London man in a murder case. Find out more below:

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