LOCAL LONDON BLOGS

This week, London’s new City Council took their oaths of office and in the air of the London Convention Centre there was a palpable sense of optimism about the openness of this Council, and more importantly the spirit of cooperation these Councillors have all adopted for the next four years….

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Our Board of Directors wanted to share with you why they think it is important to vote today in our municipal election. We hope you think it’s important as well. Elaine Gamble – Corporate Communications, Fanshawe College  “I vote because I want my voice to be counted and because I…

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The current system is failing London voters. London voters who, frankly, deserve a better system. London voters need a system that will force politicians to choose different campaign strategies; a system where every vote counts for everybody; and, a system that better represents what the actual electorate wants. A viable…

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So that happened In the recent Community Profile Report by the City of London Planning Dept. the information presented pointed to a number of issues and opportunities in London. Emerging Leaders has spoken on the economic and community issues facing London a number of times, but the four points that…

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Holly was commissioned by Emerging Leader to create a poem about London. She brilliantly created this Love Letter to London I want to write an apology letter to the world a carefully crafted confessional note saying that though I am aware there are beautiful cities blanketing the globe there is one…

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On September 3rd, the day after city council votes on the current Fanshawe/Kingsmills proposal  Emerging Leaders invite you to join us at the Arts Project and engage in a conversation.. Our ability as a community to work together and create a dynamic London has been tested by a troubling division at…

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Re: Fanshawe College expansion in Downtown London Dear Mayor Baechler and London City Councillors, London has experienced a renaissance in its downtown within the last decade. From the Covent Garden Market, to the Central Library, to Budweiser Gardens, London has made strategic investments in its core that have not only…

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In the debates about the proposed Fanshawe College expansion to the Kingsmills building downtown, and the request for more money from The City of London, much has been made whether we as a city should be spending money on this kind of project. Does it have any value for us…

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By Jess Muller, Researcher, Emerging Leaders The City of London is estimated to grow by 77,000 people over the next 20 years. This means that the city will need to grow in a sustainable way to support the increase in population. Growth must be cost efficient. The growth of undeveloped…

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Photo by Ward Three Candidate Mohamed Salih Emerging Leaders has been working hard over the last month and a half to encourage people to register to vote. Maybe you’ve seen our voting cards, or our staff out at local festivals, or taken our survey, or attended our London Plan candidate meeting…

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