Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
Appointments & Announcements:
MOVING Bell Media radio stations Newstalk 1290 CJBK, Pure Country 93 and 97.5 Virgin Radio, from 743 Wellington Road South to 1 Communications Road (anticipated move completion by July, 2021).
APPOINTED Sean Cornelius, marketing & communications specialist, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.
ANNOUNCED By Innovation Works, fulfillment of second, $1-million community bond.
ANNOUNCED By Finch Auto Group, a total of more than $1 million donated to local charities through the inaugural Finch Match My Donation campaign.
ANNOUNCED By Sciencetech Inc., funding (first phase value of approximately (USD) $350,000) by the Canadian Space Agency to build a custom laser ablation elemental isotopic spectrometer prototype.
ANNOUNCED By London Transit Commission, municipal funding proposal to expand transit service to city’s eastern industrial areas, commencing fall 2021.
AWARDED Walt Cherwaty, 2021 London Ontario Golf Heart Award.
ANNOUNCED By Foreman & Company, court certification of commercial vehicle parking heaters price fixing class action (in consortium with class counsel in British Columbia and Québec).
AWARDED With the City of London 2020 Diversity, Race Relations, and Inclusivity Award: Immploy (Social/Community Services category); Guru Nanak (Youth/Young Adult Groups or Organizations category); Melanated View (Small Business/Labour category).
ANNOUNCED By the Canadian Country Music Association ― date change for the 2021 CCMA Awards and Country Music Week 2021 in London: previously scheduled for September 9 to 12, 2021; will now take place November 27 to 30, 2021.
ANNOUNCED By Western Fair District, virtual presentation of the annual London Farm Show ― rebranded as the London Farm Show Connect Speaker Series, running March 3 to 5, 2021.
February 5: Office Hours with Ahria Consulting
February 9: Office Hours with Innovation Canada
February 9: RH Accelerator Winter 2021 Virtual Business Demo
February 10: Are you Online Ready? Webinar
February 12: Powering Ontario Toward a Net Zero Economy