How The City Hall Affair Looks; Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Wondering how that City Hall affair affects how others view our city?
For the first time in over five years, London does not have a voice on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, a national conference.
Mayor Brown originally nominated Cassidy as this year’s London candidate, she withdrew her nomination and began her leave of absence just days before the conference.
What great timing when the city is trying to score $375 million from the federal government for our new rapid transit system….
Uber Public Consultation Results Presentation
This afternoon, City Hall will present some thoughts on Uber regulations from the public consultation process.
According to AM980, an Ipsos poll conducted by the city shows 64% of those surveyed want Uber to follow the same bylaws as taxis and limos.
After last week’s shooting in Orlando, Health Canada has eased restrictions on gay men giving blood. Canadian Blood Services will now accept blood from men who have had sex a year before, that was previously a five year period.
p.s. My last uber driver was so funny, he convinced me to go out after dropping me off, he came back for me! What a guy…
LHSC Going SMOKE-FREE
There will be no more designated smoking areas at LHSC as it announced it’s plans to become completely smoke free by June 30th next week, in compliance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.
Smoking anywhere on hospital properties including buildings, grounds and even in the parking lots will be prohibited for cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes burning any substance. Sorry, that’s even with a prescription.
New Seasonal ‘Fanshawe Getaway’ Bus Route
Great news, just in time for Summer vacation with the kids, Tourism London and City officials have teamed up with the LTC to provide a seasonal bus route operating under the name ‘the Fanshawe Getaway’ route on weekends and statuatory holidays including Canada Day, a new way of accessing Fanshawe Pioneer Village and the Fanshawe Conservation
That means more fishing, canoeing, picnicking, kayaking, hiking and biking for Londoners this summer for families that rely heavily on public transit