Painting Festival Pride in London
The City of London Civic Works Committee voted in favour of painting two city crosswalks with rainbow colours this summer for Pride London’s Festival parade on July 24th. The Festival begins July 14th. Many other Canadian cities have painted sidewalks to support Pride events.
Stephen Harper Leaving Politics
This morning, the Globe and Mail published a report that said Stephen Harper is leaving politics sometime this summer.
Harper has not spoken in the House of Commons since he was prime minister, and has not granted any interviews since the election.
From AM980 News:
Harper’s future could include work on a number of boards or he may set up his own institute, according to the Globe and Mail report. His priorities will reportedly be in areas like global free trade.
London Knights Heading to Memorial Cup Final
Still on that winning streak, 16 games in now, the London Knights haven’t lost a game since April 1st and secured a spot at the Memorial Cup Final this Sunday after last night’s 5-2 win over the Huskies.
Friday night we find out who the Knights will be matched up with for the final.
Tragically Hip to Rock Budweiser Gardens August 8th
Book off Wednesday August 9th, and good luck getting tickets, everyone is going to want to see this one!!!
The Tragically Hip announced their summer tour in support of Man Machine Poem, which comes out June 17th. The 10-date tour begins July 22nd in Victoria, BC with a quick turn around ending August 20th with a hometown show in Kingston.
Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3rd at 11 a.m.
Stay tuned for details on how you can win some tickets through FM96.