The Parliamentary Report From Ottawa...

(June 2014) My staff and I have been busy getting graduation certificates ready for those graduating from secondary schools across London North Centre. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all those who are graduating; whether it be from elementary, secondary, or post-secondary … Read More

Work on London’s newest roundabout...

Construction began Monday, June 16, on London’s newest roundabout at Sunningdale Road and Wonderland Road North. Anticipated to open this fall, the roundabout will feature:
 · approaches widened to two lanes in each direction to accommodate existing and future travel demands · sidewalks and street … Read More

Dundas Street Festival on June 14, 2014

Two local organizations, Our Street London and London Fringe Festival, came together to create the Dundas Street Festival on June 14. Held from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m., this event had Dundas Street closed to vehicles from Wellington Road to Ridout to make room for … Read More

London Kids Expo was was held in...

The London Kids Expo was was held in Victoria Park from June 13-15, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. With the warm weekend weather, families came out to enjoy free children’s activities, live entertainment, face painting, and a paid carnival rides area. There were tents for … Read More

City launches backyard swimming pool safety awareness program

June 5, 2014, the City of London’s Aquatic Services launched the On Guard backyard swimming pool safety program designed to encourage pool owners to be vigilant while supervising swimmers – specifically children and non-swimmers. London residents who had a swimming pool installed in 2012 and … Read More


(JUNE 19, 2014) The City of London in partnership with the London Youth Advisory Council is hosting six (6) free community movie nights again this summer in Victoria Park’s band shell for Londoners of all ages. Everyone is welcome to the movie nights and there will be popcorn, snacks, and drinks for sale. Everyone is asked to bring their own chairs and blankets for sitting.  The movies will begin after sunset each night. The schedule is as follows: June 10th (Tuesday) ­ Movie: Little Rascals June 24th (Tuesday) ­ Movie: How to Train Your Dragon July 14th (Monday) ­ Movie: Despicable Me July 22nd (Tuesday) ­ Movie: Shrek August 14th (Thursday) ­ Movie: E.T. August 26th (Tuesday) ­ Movie: Tangled Text ”movie” to 226.271.1189 to receive a reminder for the next movie.

City launches The London Cycling Experience

(June 9, 2014) Joe Fontana and City staff unveiled on June 9 a community wide initiative to increase cycling in London along with overall knowledge, awareness, and appreciation for cycling. It’s called: The London Cycling Experience. The City of London is using the social … Read More

BBB’s Top Five Summer Scams:...

(June 2014) Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation or make much-needed home repairs, but as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about these popular summer scams. Don’t let a scam ruin your vacation. Fake … Read More

The 18th Annual London Cares Curb...

(June 15, 2014) The London Food Bank now has 43,360 pounds of additional food on its shelves thanks to the generosity of Londoners who donated to the 18th Annual London Cares Curb Hunger Food Drive. A surprise addition this year was $3,300 raised for the … Read More

With my husband, Walter, two sisters and two sisters-in-law at my side, I was happy to participate in the 2014 London Run for Ovarian Cancer. (Photo contributed)