Ontario Great Lakes Division

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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, […]

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Donut Day a Delicious Celebration

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National Donut Day was a hit across the Ontario Great Lakes Division!

Almost 700 donuts were given out to celebrate National Donut Day in London. We would like to thank Rundle's No Frills for their generous donation in order to make this event a tremendous success.

http://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1138479

Also, over 4,000 timbits were handed out in Owen Sound & Port Elgin. A special thanks to all the volunteers and City Police for their dedicated service to help make this day possible.

“The donut is a symbol of our history and […]

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Are You Prepared?

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Did you know 2 in 5 Canadians have experienced a major emergency in their lifetime? Are YOU prepared?

May 7-13 is Emergency Preparedness Week. It's meant to encourage important conversations to have with loved ones to develop a plan in the event of an emergency situation. These three steps are critical. Plan. Prepare. Be Aware.

Make sure you and your family are ready – https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/index-en.aspx