Governance overhaul may be what’s needed for London affordable housing: report

A new report headed to city hall suggests London should conduct a governance overhaul of two affordable housing agencies in order to deal with issues highlighted in an independent review published last month. The late August review, prepared by auditing…

Proposed London bylaw to regulate tow truck operators moves ahead

A potential new bylaw aimed at cracking down on predatory tow truck drivers received support from London politicians on Tuesday evening. During a meeting of the community and protective services committee, councillors voted unanimously to ask staff to prepare a…

City of London approves public nuisance bylaw changes in effort to tame Fake Homecoming celebrations

The City of London has a new tool when it comes to putting a muzzle on Fake Homecoming (FoCo) celebrations. City council’s Tuesday meeting saw the approval of amendments to London’s public nuisance bylaw that aim to put a lid…

City committee votes to retain $7.3M grant for London Medical Network

The City of London is one step closer to pulling out of a multimillion-dollar investment that went awry. The strategic priorities and policy committee voted Monday to retain what’s left of a $10-million grant for the London Medical Network (LMN)…

London committee turns to city staff to address affordable housing issues

Housing was a hot topic on Monday night as the City of London’s strategic priorities and policy committee discussed a report that presented flaws with London and Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH). The independent review, prepared by auditing firm KPMG, found…

London city committee votes to make Vimy Ridge Park permanent

A temporary park in London’s Argyle neighbourhood may soon become a permanent spot for honouring the battle of Vimy Ridge. A strip of land at Hale and Trafalgar streets was designated a park in 2017 to honour the 100th anniversary…

City committee puts wheels in motion for London bike share program

The Forest City is one step closer to becoming a bike-sharing city. On Monday, London’s civic works committee voted unanimously in favour of seeking proposals for what could become the city’s first-ever bike share program. The request for proposals process…