Health Unit's drinking age proposal draws controversy

Board of Health proposes six resolutions to increase awareness on alcohol's negative impact

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Checking ID at the bar

Entrepreneurs of Ontario’s fake-ID industry may have more work ahead of them after London’s Board of Health passed recommendations calling for Ontario to raise the legal drinking age from 19 to 21. (read more)

New minimum wage earns minimum praise

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Starting Monday, workers earning minimum wage will be making 75 cents more an hour.

The increase, which brings minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, is part of the provincial government’s anti-poverty initiative. (read more)

Earth Hour of 2% less power in London

Event not a solution to climate change, but part of global awareness movement

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Nightfall seemed to arrive early Saturday night, as lights around the world were shut off to highlight growing environmental issues.

London was just one of hundreds of communities participating in Earth Hour, a worldwide event to raise awareness about energy consumption and environmental sustainability. (read more)

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