Tag: community

  • Londoners colour away their stress

    Londoners colour away their stress

    When Donna Currie tells friends she’s going out to do adult colouring, the typical response is, “Oh, so it’s porn?” Although adult colouring may sound like a risqué activity, it’s anything but. The hobby has been gaining popularity since 2013, yet it wasn’t until last year when the books began topping bestseller lists. Currie meets […]

  • Vibrating at a different frequency

    Vibrating at a different frequency

    Music for the deaf community was considered  an oxymoron by most people, but David Bobier believed that music is an art that could be shared by all, regardless of disability. The VibraFusion lab in London, that was founded by Bobier in 2013, is based on alternative audio technology created by the Inclusive Media and Design […]

  • Keeping London’s Meals on Wheels Program Rolling

    Keeping London’s Meals on Wheels Program Rolling

    It isn’t exactly an attempt to reinvent the wheel, but Rosalind Horne sees dispelling misconceptions as a key part of her job. “A lot of people – even some of our volunteers – approach the program with this idea that it’s all about delivering meals to nice old ladies,” says Horne, Resource Development Lead for […]

  • Relay for Life coming to London this spring

    Relay for Life coming to London this spring

    Over 400 students are having a sleepover at Western University’s Community Centre this Saturday to remember, celebrate and fight back against cancer. This event will be the 11th time the school takes part in Relay for Life, with funds going towards the Canadian Cancer Society. Last year, students raised about $68,000. This time around, they’ve set their sights […]