Tag: Ontario

  • 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 […]

  • Add Mo’s Name To The List

    Add Mo’s Name To The List

    It’s out. The shortlist for the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.  Over 650 entries were shortened to 75. Mohamed Salih, London’s Ward 3 Councillor and selfie enthusiast, is on that list. Salih noted previous winners of the award such as Donovan Bailey and Michelle Jean and feels honoured to be in the running. “It’s really […]

  • Students take action on move-out day mess

    Students take action on move-out day mess

    Every year on April 30, the streets of London’s student neighborhoods are transformed into garbage dumps. That’s because unwanted furniture, appliances, clothing and other assorted junk is left behind in front of vacated rental houses. You can practically set your clock by it. And Western’s student government says they’re fed up with the yearly trash-heap […]

  • Landing fish in Thames Valley schools

    Landing fish in Thames Valley schools

    Something fishy is about to get underway in two Thames Valley district schools. The school board has adopted an environmental art project called Stream of Dreams to teach elementary students about water pollution. Staff from the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority and the Dorchester Watershed Action Committee will be at Northdale Central Public School in […]