Tag: LdnOnt

  • Puddle of Mudd no-show causes uproar

    Puddle of Mudd no-show causes uproar

    Excited fans were left waiting in vain last night at London rock club, Norma Jean’s, when the evening’s headliners Puddle of Mudd abruptly cancelled their set. The venue’s management grew concerned when the Missouri grunge rockers failed to arrive for their 5 p.m. sound check, and proceeded to phone their hotel. When they finally made contact with the group’s members, who were […]

  • McIntosh curator comes full circle

    McIntosh curator comes full circle

    Standing solitary, surrounded by sculptures, is a tiny brick building on the Western University campus. Unremarkable but for the bright red double doors, the McIntosh gallery has hosted internationally renowned works of art and played a key part in building up London’s cultural landscape. Established in 1942, the gallery is the oldest university art gallery […]

  • Gaming tournaments ‘Smash’-ing success in Forest City

    Gaming tournaments ‘Smash’-ing success in Forest City

    London is getting its game on. Video-game tournaments are flourishing in the Forest City, giving rise to companies focused on providing gaming tournament experiences. “We’ve been getting more people every month,” said Erin Miklos, the owner of Game On Entertainment Services. “As word has gotten out, it’s improved.” GOES began holding gaming tournaments last year […]

  • Minimum Wage Increase Doesn’t Make Much Cents

    Minimum Wage Increase Doesn’t Make Much Cents

    It’s the second-highest minimum wage in the country. It’ll give full-time employees almost $500 more per year. But for students, the new minimum wage is hardly a help. The Ontario government announced Thursday that as of Oct. 1, Ontarians will have an increased minimum wage. It will change from $11/hour to $11.25/hour, an increase of […]