London’s $74-million windfall from the federal government to build more than 2,000 housing units comes with some strings for city hall, including a push to utilize public lands and boost the number of units allowed on a single property. London city hall, the first municipality in Canada to access Ottawa’s $4-billion federal housing fund, will be focusing on intensification in key areas, while giving homeowners more latitude to add units to their properties. Our Jennifer Bieman spoke to Mayor Josh Morgan about what the changes will mean for Londoners. Read More
‘You want to see intensity happening in this area.’
City council tossed out a proposal to build a 24-storey tower across from Fanshawe College on Tuesday night, sending a strong signal to a developer, who asked for a second chance.
Unvaccinated city workers and members of council will no longer have to swab for COVID-19 before coming to work as governments and institutions across the province loosen pandemic measures.
London city hall has banned the popular social media app TikTok from city-issued smartphones, following a similar move by the federal government. “After the Treasury Board of Canada issued a statement announcing blocking the use of TikTok on government-issued mobile devices, the city mirrored the decision,” said Mat Daley, director of information technology services. TikTok […]
Stephen Giustizia said he had sticky notes counting down the days until people could move into 13 affordable apartments in a trio of Old East Village highrises about a year ago.