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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

Approximately 250,000 people in Canada are infected with Hepatitis C – a virus that causes liver disease. Unfortunately, many of those who have contracted the virus will not even know they have it until they are sick.

You have a voice. Will you use it?

Bullying – it is not only an issue for teenagers. Every day in our city, adults are victims of bullying as well.

Grit Uplifted begins June 1st

Writing icon

The Grit Uplifted writing workshop begins its new 14-week series on Saturday, June 1.   Meeting on Saturdays from 2-4 pm, the group is "an open forum for learning, self-expression and the building of trust and community for people that are homeless, at risk of being homeless, or have experienced homelessness."

“Flowerful” Fiction

Wife 22 Cover

As we head into the long weekend celebrating Victoria Day, it appears that spring has finally arrived after weeks of flirting.

Bluesman Joe Bonamassa comes to London

“One of a kind – the kind that will be a legend before he is 25.” This is how B.B. King described the talent of a very young Joe Bonamassa, years ago. 

Twenty Years of Great Big Sea!

Well twenty-one actually, having played their first gig in March 1993 at Memorial University in their home province of Newfoundland and releasing their self-titled album in that same month.

But Great Big Sea are still in the midst of a victory lap, celebrating their now 20-plus years with a new album and a tour that’s making a stop on in London on Thursday, April 11.    

Can you name the first Detective Fiction novel ever published?

Notting Hill Mystery Cover

In 2009’s Talking About Detective Fiction, famed novelist P.D. James takes readers back to the early days of the genre and attempts to pinpoint the very first detective fiction novel ever published.

Matt Mays brings his brand of country-rock back to London

It’s been 10 years since Matt Mays released his self-titled solo album, after parting ways with Nova Scotia-based band the Guthries.