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NEW! Now you can renew your Library card online
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Starting Nov 1, your Library Card # and Library PIN will be needed to use OverDrive and Libby. This PIN is the same one used to access other digital Library resources.
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Government and Law

Our Canadian Government

The second edition of Gateway to Canada is an advanced ESL reading text.  It also is a great book for grade school students to gain an understanding of Canadian topics such as history, geography, politics, sports, art and culture.  The beautiful full-colour photographs alone make it an excellent resource

Changes to the Canada Pension Plan

Changes to retirement pension benefits began in 2011 and will continue to be phased in until 2016.  The changes are being made to reflect the fact that the average Canadian retirement age has been increasing.

These changes will affect you if you are:

Identity Theft: "There's an app for that"

Identity theft can be divided into five categories.  Posing as someone else when being arrested (criminal theft), using another person's ID to obtain goods or credit (financial theft), assuming the identity in real life (cloning), getting medical care (medical theft), and stealing a child's social security number (child identity theft) to create a new identity for your own personal use.  The techniques used to steal the neces

De-constructing the Grits

Peter C. Newman has been writing about Canadian politics for nearly half a century, is author of over twenty-five books including The Secret Mulroney Tapes : Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister (2005) one of the most controversial books ever published in Canada.

Do you need legal help?

Recently, London Public Library partnered with Community Legal Servcies (CLS) to help make accessing legal information easier and more convenient.

How to behave in Court

The new 2010-2011 edition of the Ontario Annual Practice (OAP) is now here. The OAP V1 includes major amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure that came into effect January 1, 2010 providing both relevant legislation and rules of procedure in one text.

Harperland

After four years in power, Stephen Harper came under the microscope of prominent Globe and Mail columnist Lawrence Martin.