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London Leaves Lasting Impression on National Advisory Board

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By Shannon Wise

Each year in the fall, the National Advisory Board visits a different city in Canada to see first-hand the work of The Salvation Army. This year’s visit was to London, Ontario. Ministry Unit tours included the London Village, Correctional & Justice Services and the Centre of Hope.

“Such opportunities have proven to be both informative and inspiring,” said Chair of the Board, Andy Lennox. “London was no exception.”

The London Village offers a licensed daycare and school-age programs, respite program […]

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Prime Minister Visits Salvation Army

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Over 500 people filled the parking lot of The Salvation Army's Suncoast Citadel Friday morning, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a stop in Goderich on August 25, just in time to help with the 'Huron County Backpacks for Kids' program.

"Canadians are there for each other at times of difficulty. That's who we are, that's what we do. It's […]

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Happy Birthday, Canada!

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We are very excited and proud to display our Canada 150 banner for all of London to see!

The team at London’s Centre of Hope installed the artwork on 261 Wellington (right by the Community Garden) earlier this week.

If you look closely, you are able to see lovely pictures and birthday wishes to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday.

Thank you to all those who participated and shared their stories, memories and what they love most about Canada.

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Kindness Meters Land in London

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By Charlie Pinkerton, The London Free Press

A new set of parking meters is up and running in downtown London, but they’re there to give your money instead of take it.

They’re called Kindness Meters and after nearly two years of lobbying by London’s Lincoln McCardle, they’ve finally arrived.

“I’m relieved, happy, delighted and tickled pink just to have these five in and finally get it off the ground,” said McCardle.

The refurbished parking meters were set up in downtown parks this week. There, […]