Dispatch: January 8, 2021

Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead

Photo:  Wayne Dunn, one of the honourees named to the Mayor’s New Year’s Honour List

Appointments & Announcements:


RENAMED Fanshawe College Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology to the Norton Wolf School of Aviation and Aerospace Technology.

APPOINTED Dr. Brian Feagan (professor of medicine, Western University, and senior scientific director at Alimentiv Inc.) to the Scientific Advisory Board at Connect Biopharma.

ANNOUNCED By Tesla, Inc., opening of London service centre at 600 Oxford Street West (opening date to be determined).

CLOSED Kambie Chinese Restaurant, 375 Horton Street East.

APPOIONTED To the Order of Ontario, Western University research chair Dr. Jing Jiang.

ANNOUNCED By Fanshawe College, launch of a redesigned Occupational Health and Safety certificate program.

AWARDED Northern Commerce, 2020 Animal Welfare Leadership and Innovation Award from Humane Canada for Outstanding corporate partnership for its work with  Humane Society London & Middlesex.

CLOSED Mugford’s Shoes and Clothing, 204 Central Avenue (Westmount Shopping Centre and St. Thomas stores remain open).

NAMED To the Mayor’s New Year’s Honour List: Gerry LaHay (Accessibility), Jean Knight (Age Friendly), Abe Oudshoorn (Housing), Marianne Griffith (Environment), Sylvia Chodas (Heritage), Mitchell A. Baran (Distinguished Londoner), Wayne Dunn (Distinguished Londoner), Murray Howard (Sports), Jim Campbell (Distinguished Londoner), Joey Hollingsworth (Distinguished Londoner), Mary Alikakos (Diversity), Jeremy McCall (Humanitarianism).

ANNOUNCED By RH Accelerator and Fanshawe College, new product development and research partnership to connect startup tech and agri firms with resources of the Fanshawe Centre for Research and Innovation.

ANNOUNCED By Lerners LLP, admission of six lawyers to partnership: Danielle Douek, Danielle Gauvreau, Andrew Hentz, Alex Sharpe, Rebecca Shoom, and Cale Sutherland.


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