Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
ACQUIRED Price Self Storage (1173 Dundas Street), by Forest City Storage.
ANNOUNCED By Foreman & Company, opening of claims period for eligible consumers for benefits in the class action lawsuit brought against Ontario Energy Group and Home Trust Company (pursuant to court-approved CAD $14,950,000 settlement for the benefit of the class).
OPENED High Tide retail cannabis outlet, 595 Fanshawe Park Road West.
PROMOTED Toby Stolee, to vice president of construction, Sifton Properties Limited.
APPOINTED Julia Greco, digital marketing & engagement specialist, TechAllilance of Southwestern Ontario.
NAMED LBMX Inc., one of Canada’s Top Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2022 by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
RECEIVED By Let’s Talk Science, Toyota Canada Foundation four-year, $600,000 funding focused on climate education and action.
RECOMMENDED By the city’s planning and environment committee, proposal by Guelph-based Reid’s Heritage Properties for construction of Horizen condo project, a 129-unit mid-rise tower at 520 Sarnia Road (proposal to go to city council for final approval).
AWARDED With 2021-2022 Western University Awards for Excellence in Teaching: Shauna Burke, Maria Ferraro, Joe Gilroy, Sarah McLean, Julie Theurer, Anita Cramp, Tricia Johnson, Cheryle Seguin, Trevor Birmingham, Brian Allman, Michele Barbeau, Tyler Beveridge, Charys Martin, Tim Wilson, David Creces and Haley Linklater.
APPOINTED Rachel Macaulay, director of communications, marketing & external relations, Brescia University College.
ANNOUNCED By interVal, closing of new investment round led by Ottawa-based Fresh Founders (amount undisclosed).
ANNOUNCED By Indiva Limited, licensing and manufacturing agreement with California-based Dime Industries Inc. to bring its cannabis vape brand portfolio to Canada.
ANNOUNCED By Pillar Nonprofit Network, a pause on its annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards until 2024 and the launch of the new Pillar Community Impact Program.
ANNOUNCED By Dot Foods Canada, construction of $39-million Ingersoll distribution centre.
ANNOUNCED By Execulink Telecom (Woodstock), expansion of its Link TV services to a larger customer base in Southwestern Ontario.
April 22: Innovation for a Green Economy
April 25: Summer Company Information Session
April 26: Secure Funding for Hiring & Training
April 26: London and Area Works Job Fair