Tag: Ontario

  • Transit key to urban development in 21st century

    Transit key to urban development in 21st century

    The car was central to urban planning for the baby boom generation. Now, many North American cities are beginning to see public transportation as the key to attracting a young workforce and, with it, economic growth. That’s the view of many transit experts, including three who spoke about the benefits of rapid transit at the […]

  • Olenka bids ‘au revoir’ to London

    Olenka bids ‘au revoir’ to London

    Gently strumming her acoustic guitar, she sways back and forth to her own beat. “I know you can’t breathe,” she sings, high and soft. Many of the songs she’s shared tonight are familiar, and Olenka sings them powerfully alongside members of her band, the Autumn Lovers. But this one, Asthma, is new. She’s planning to […]

  • Inuit art with a modern twist

    Inuit art with a modern twist

    From Washington, D.C., to London, England to Museum London here in the Forest City, Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today is both well-received and well-travelled, but will soon be on the move again. The exhibition – which focuses on contemporary Inuit art – will be leaving London, Ont., later this month. Inuit Ullumi has been on display at Museum […]

  • London patios may come alive with the sound of music

    London patios may come alive with the sound of music

    Patios could become more mellow this summer if the city tunes in to its acoustic artists. London city council is looking to change a bylaw that has stopped restaurants and bars from featuring live music on outdoor patios for the past 20 years. If this amendment passes, Londoners will be able to enjoy live acoustic music […]