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 London, Ontario's 2014 Municipal Election  ?

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Registered Candidates for London's 2014 Municipal Election

Nominations closed on Sept. 12, 2014 at 2 pm


Advance Poll Locations and Dates

Voting Day is Monday, October 27, 2014


City of London Electoral Ward Map

City of London Elections Office: Phone: 519-661-4535; E-mail: elections@london.ca


Click on the name of the individual candidates to see their contact information ~ * denotes an incumbent
Mayor

Aaron Broughm WITHDREW AUG. 22

Matt Brown * currently Ward 7's councillor

Roger Caranci

Paul Cheng

Steve Gardner

Tae Khun Ha

Arnon Kaplansky

Donna Kelley

Jim Kogelheide

Dan Lenart

Alexander Main

Marie Miszczak

Carlos Murray

Dennis Perry

Ma'in Sinan

Joe Swan * currently Ward 3's councillor


Ward 1

James Beynen

Judith Carter

Michael Van Holst

Daniel O’Neail WITHDREW SEPT. 5

Christopher Perry

Bud Polhill *

Nate Youskow WITHDREW ON JULY 14


Ward 2

Bill Armstrong *

Tammy Lee Marche WITHDREW ON JULY 7

Nancy McSloy

Steve Polhill


Ward 3

Claudette Jeanne Drouin WITHDREW SEPT. 10

Bill Harris

Bernie MacDonald, WITHDREW ON MAY 13, REFILED ON AUG. 5; WITHDREW ON AUG. 11

Nick Masciotra

Mohamed Salih

Garth Williams

Henry Zupanc


Ward 4

Paul Pesach Gray

Fiona Graham

Jesse Helmer

Christina MacRae

Stephen Orser *

Sheryl Rooth, WITHDREW ON AUG. 26

George van der Schel

Nethaniel Youskow
WITHDREW ON FEB. 4 THEN RE-FILED ON FEB. 28, 2014, THEN WITHDREW AGAIN ON MAY 5; RE-FILED ON JULY 14, THEN WITHDREW ON JULY 18


Ward 5

Maureen Cassidy

Steve Hogg

Mike Fornelos

William Gordon

Stanley Koza

Kevin Labonte

Prashanth Thambipillai

Randy Warden

Michael Wickett WITHDREW AUG. 22


Ward 6

Alasdair Beaton

Marie Blosh

Mike Bloxam

Shiv Chokhani WITHDREW SEPT. 10

Cynthia Etheridge

Amir Farahi

Flavio Iannialice

Greg Munro WITHDREW AUG. 22

Phil Squire


Ward 7

Osam Ali

Luis Dominguez WITHDREW ON APRIL 14

Michael Esposito

Matthew Kennedy

Josh Morgan

Donna Szpakowski


Ward 8

Paul Hubert *

Moon Inthavong WITHDREW SEPT. 10

Thomas Risley


Ward 9

Ali Chahbar

Ed Corrigan

Doreen Gysbers

Eric A. Haidar

Anna Hopkins

Frank Minifie

Jeffrey Schiller


Ward 10

Paul Van Meerbergen *

Virginia Ridley

Bradley Robichaud


Ward 11

Denise Brown *

Patrick Copps

Luis Dominquez WITHDREW APR. 14

Clive Jenkins

Joan Martin

Menno Meijer

Stephen Turner


Ward 12

Peter Ferguson

Jesse Haidar

Harold Usher


Ward 13

Karim Bardai

Chris Edgar

Elizabeth Efthymiadis

Paul Krohn

John Fyfe-Millar

Fiona Graham WITHDREW SEPT. 5

Tanya Park

Gordon Saylor

David Winninger

Nethaniel Youskow WITHDREW ON MAY 12


Ward 14

David Collier WITHDREW SEPT. 4

Ali Hamadi

Steve Hillier

Sean M. O’Connell

Allan Tipping

Sandy White *

Jared Zaifman


School Board Trustee Nominations

PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD

Michael Dawthorne, TVDSB, Wds 2,3,4,5,6

Peter Jaffe, TVDSB, Wds 2,3,4,5,6 *

Shiv Chokhari, TVDSB Wds 2,3,4,5,6

Eric Southern, TVDSB, Wds 2,3,4,5,6

Matthew Reid, TVDSB, Wds 2,3,4,5,6 *

Darlene Snyders. TVDSB, Wds 2,3,4,5,6


Chris Barton, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,110,13

Joyce Bennett, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13 *

Kyle Case, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13

Jerry Cripps, TVDSB Wds 7,6,9,10,13

Dan Judson, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13

Kathy Kaill, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13

Linda Ludwar TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13

Leroy Osbourne, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,10,13

Brenda Ryan, TVDSB, Wds 7, 8,9,10,13

Jake Skinner, TVDSB, Wds 7,8,9,1013


Knute Dohnberg, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14

Frank Gerrits, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14

Shawn Lewis, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14

Chris Loblaw, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14

Christine Morgan, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14

Sheri Polhill, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14 *

Ruth Tisdale, TVDSB, Wds 1,11,12,14 *


CATHOLIC SCHOOL BOARD

Sandra Cruz, LDCSB Wds 2,3,4

Paul Gonzales, LDCSB, Wds 2,3,4

Roy D Mantle, LDCSB Wds 2,3,4

Betty J. Wright, LDCSB, Wds 2,3,4


Paul Digby, LDCSB Wds 5,6,7 WITHDREW SEPT. 11

Chris Bray, LDCSB, Wds 5,6,7

Nando Favaro, LDCSB, Wds 5,6,7

Arthur Macleod, LDCSB, Wds 5,6,7

Stephen Paul, LDCSB Wds 5,6,7


Linda Steel, LDCSB, Wds 8,9,10 *
John Jevnikar, LDCSB, Wds 11,12,13 *
Pedro Almeida, LDCSB, Wds 1,14

Kevin Barry, LDCSB, Wds 1,14


George Le Mac, Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence
Denise Alice Carter, Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

Johanne R. Gray, Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

Denis Trudel, Conseil Scolaire Viamonde


* denotes an incumbent

 Guy Lombardo's Tempo VII Hydroplane  ?


Guy Lombardo's multiple-award-winning Tempo VII hydroplane, built in 1955 and powered by an Allison aircraft engine, has been owned by the City of London since 1983 when it was donated to the City by the late Colonel Tom Lawson.

It is currently on display at London's Jet Aircraft Museum along with the Miss Supertest III hydroplane, immediately northwest of the London International Airport. It is open Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

Contact London's heritage planner Don Menard (dmenardATlondon.ca) if you or your organization are interested in displaying the Tempo VII in a public setting for a special short-term event.


LOMBARDO TRIVIA: London-born-and-raised bandleader Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902- Nov. 5, 1977) never travelled across the bridge named in his honour in London, Ontario, since the bridge never officially opened until Nov. 16, 1978, more than a year after his death.

Guy Lombardo (1902-1977) with his younger sister, Rosemarie Lombardo (1925-2011) in the 1940s. Guy and his brothers in the orchestra actually named their sister Rosemarie, who was born 23 years after Guy.


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     LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday    
     Author:  Betty McLarty
     Dated:  Monday, March 07 2011 @ 09:34 AM EST
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  • Top corporate law judge to speak at UWO, WN, Mar. 7

  • BREAKING NEWS: Japan discontinues use of a Pfizer and a Sanofi vaccine, N, Mar. 7

  • Stephen Harper stopped by the JLC this afternoon

    BREAKING NEWS: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper dropped into the 2011 Brier Men's Curling Championship this (Saturday) afternoon about 2 pm at the John Labatt Centre in downtown London, Ontario.

    Harper was in London to attend a volleyball tournament his son Ben was playing in.

    Interesting that U.S.-based, bio-tech conglomerate Monsanto is one of the tournament sponsors.


  • Embattled Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi-Duck's just-released statement to the world media, Mar. 5


  • Figures released by the City of London reveal that Ward 4 Councillor Stephen Orser billed $10,169 in expenses in 2010 ~ more than the Mayor, any of the four Controllers and any Councillor on City Council except the now-retired Bernie MacDonald

  • Orser defends his $10,169 in 2010 expenses, am980, Mar. 7


  • Accused killer Michael Rafferty will be tried in London, LFP, Mar. 5

  • NASA scientists claims evidence of alien life on meteorite, FN, Mar. 5

  • Mad Cow Disease found in Alberta dairy cow, G&M, Mar. 5

  • BC inmates fighting to unionize, CTV, Mar. 5

  • LONDON, ONTARIO, POLICE BEAT

    Sexual assault in southwest London (Norton Estates) last Tuesday

    The London Police Service is investigating an incident that occurred in the area of Viscount Road and Tavistock Road at around 3:45 pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

    A young female was in the area and was touched by a male who is described as 18-19 years of age, 5'10" with a medium build.

    The male was wearing a black-hooded sweat top, blue jeans and runners. He was last seen running northbound on Viscount Road heading towards Commissioners Road West.


    INSIDE: Londoner Mark Sierkowski, 21, arrested in Gibraltar Trade Centre armed robbery case.


    Police are interested in speaking with a male similarly described who was in the area at the time. A composite of this male has been provided.

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

    Information can also be sent anonymously online at www.londoncrimestoppers.com.

    Londoner Mark Sierkowski, 21, arrested in Gibraltar Trade Centre armed robbery case

    On Thursday, March 3, 2011, at approximately 5:15 pm, London Police located the suspect believed responsible for the February 28, 2011, Gibraltar Trade Centre robbery where the suspect was confronted by RCMP members and a shot was fired.

    During the arrest yesterday in the area of First Street and Dundas Street, the suspect was "boxed- in" by Emergency Response Section Officers and Officers of the London's Joint Forces Operation consisting of the LPS, RCMP and OPP.

    These officers conducted a high-risk vehicle stop and arrested a 21-year-old London man.

    Two police officers received minor injuries during this arrest.

    Police further executed a search warrant at the suspect's residence and located several .22-calibre bullets and 250 shot gun shells for a 20-gauge shotgun.

    A small quantity of marijuana plants was also found during the search.

    Police continue to search for the vehicle used in the robbery which is described as a mid-1990s to early-2000, silver or grey, Jeep Cherokee which may have damage to the windows.

    Police have charged Mark Sierkowski with armed robbery, dangerous driving and possession of a weapon for committing an offence.

    Anyone with any information in regards to this suspect or the vehicle is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

    You can also send your tips anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.




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    LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday
    Authored by: Butch (The Beast) McLarty on Saturday, March 05 2011 @ 08:04 PM EST

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Mar. 5, 2011

    Hutzler, Dally topple Ottawa to advance to CIS Regionals

    LONDON, Ont. - The Western Mustangs women's basketball team won fifth-
    place in the OUA with a 60-44 win over the Ottawa Gee-Gee's in Alumni Hall
    on Saturday afternoon.

    Matteke Hutzler won the battle of the paint against the OUA East player of the
    year Hannah Sunley-Paisley. Hutzler scored 21 points, four rebounds and four
    steals, while Sunley-Paisley had 16 points and four rebounds, well under her
    season average of 11.5 per game.

    Laura Dally and Beckie Williams were the other Mustangs in double-digits in
    scoring as Dally had 13 and Williams added 10 points. The Mustangs played
    excellent defence forcing 26 turnovers by Ottawa.

    The game got off to a slow start as neither team could find a rhythm
    offensively and each team traded fouls. The Mustangs and Gee-Gee's battled
    back-and-forth and Western held a slim 12-11 lead after the first quarter.

    The Mustangs stepped out the defensively pressure in the second quarter,
    alternating full-court and half-court defence to force a number of Ottawa
    turnovers. Western outscored the Gee-Gees 19-9 in the quarter to take a 31-
    20 halftime lead. The lead was due in part to Ottawa having 15 turnovers to
    just six for the Mustangs.

    The Mustangs saw a 13 point lead get cut to four points by Ottawa during the
    third quarter. Western responded to increase their lead and at the end of the
    third the Mustangs had a nine-point lead 41-35.

    Western opened up a double-digit lead 50-40 with 4:54 left in the game on a
    feed into the post to Hutzler. The Mustangs held Ottawa scoreless for the
    next three minutes of game action as Western extended their lead to 57-40.
    Each team would trade baskets in the final minute as the Mustangs won fifth
    place in the OUA with a 60-44 victory.

    The Mustangs will advance to a CIS regional tournament to play for a spot at
    the CIS Nationals in Windsor, Ont. on Mar. 18-20.


    Andrew Simpson
    Sports Information Coordinator
    Western Mustangs
    The University of Western Ontario

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    LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday
    Authored by: Butch (The Beast) McLarty on Saturday, March 05 2011 @ 09:16 PM EST

    LONDON MAJORS VS. MICHIGAN JET BOX BASEBALL 4th ANNUAL EXHIBITION
    GAMES RESCHEDULED

    [March 5th, 2011 – London, ON] The London Majors of the Intercounty
    Baseball League will prepare for its season with what has become a highlight
    of the pre-season, the annual exhibition games against Michigan Jet Box
    Baseball this spring.

    The games have been rescheduled for Friday, April 29th
    at 7:30 PM and a double header on Saturday, April 30th at 1:00 PM.

    A tradition that began in 2008, this will be the first opportunity to see the
    2011 London Majors in action. “We are looking forward to the start of baseball
    season and playing the Jet Box in our fourth annual exhibition game”, says
    Roop Chanderdat, Co-Owner, General Manager and Field Manager.

    Seating will be general admission and tickets will be just $3 with proceeds
    being donated to KidSport London. KidSport™ provides support to children in
    order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized
    sport.

    Free parking inside Labatt Park.

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    LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday
    Authored by: Betty McLarty on Sunday, March 06 2011 @ 11:07 AM EST

    City crews clearing snow. No roads closed due to flooding.

    City street plows are clearing the 5 cm to 7 cm of snow that fell overnight.
    Main streets and bus routes should be cleaned by early afternoon. Salt trucks
    will follow behind road plows.

    All sidewalk plows have started cleaning main street and bus route sidewalks.
    They will be working through the day to complete the plowing.

    There will be no plowing of local streets or sidewalks today as we are below
    the standard for plowing. This will be further assessed tomorrow.

    There are no roads closed due to flooding.

    The north and south branches of the Thames River peaked over night, along
    with Medway and Stoney Creeks over night. The North Branch flow is being
    controlled by Fanshawe Reservoir.

    The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority issued a boating ban at
    midnight.

    Londoners are warned to be particularly cautious around stormwater
    management ponds. During spring thaw conditions, ice on frozen water
    bodies is unsafe. Stormwater management ponds are built to contain rain and
    melt waters. The ponds will generally fill from beneath the ice surface with
    warmer water and therefore changes in ice conditions are difficult to see and
    predict. People should stay away from the banks and ice surfaces of these
    ponds as well as banks of rivers and streams.

    The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is closely monitoring weather
    conditions and watershed flows and will provide updates to the Municipal
    Flood Coordinator as required. As of early this week the UTRCA’s flood
    control reservoirs at Wildwood (Trout Creek near St. Mary’s), Pittock (Thames
    River in Woodstock), and Fanshawe (North Thames River in London) all have
    more than 95% of flood storage capacity.

    The UTRCA is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. Their area of
    jurisdiction, the upper watershed of the Thames River, covers 3,432 sq km in
    southwestern Ontario and is home to approximately 485,000 people. The
    UTRCA monitors stream flow and meteorological conditions within the UTRCA
    watershed on a continual basis.

    The information is collected at several remote sites, and analyzed at the
    UTRCA's administration centre in London. Data are usually posted to the web
    site early each morning during low flow periods and more frequently during
    times of flooding.

    Tom Copeland
    Division Manager, Wastewater and Drainage Engineering

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    LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday
    Authored by: Butch (The Beast) McLarty on Monday, March 07 2011 @ 12:37 AM EST

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Western to host 100th Queen's Cup Men's Hockey Championship

    The University of Western Ontario will host the 100th playing of the Queen's
    Cup men's hockey championship this Saturday March 12, 2011 at 3:30 PM at
    Thompson arena on the University of Western Ontario campus.

    The Queen's Cup is symbolic of university men's hockey supremacy in Ontario
    University Athletics (OUA). The Cup, originating at Queen's University in
    Kingston, Ontario, has a long history, dating back more than 100 years.

    It was first contested in 1903, having been awarded every year since, except
    during the two World Wars.

    The nationally #5 ranked Mustangs will host the #2 ranked and defending
    Queen's Cup champions from McGill University (Montreal, QC).

    McGill is the oldest hockey team in the world, now in its 134th season, and
    the Redmen have won the Queen’s Cup 15 times in their storied history.

    The University of Western Ontario first earned the Queen's Cup in 1994-95
    and has hoisted the cup on three occasions (1994-95, 2004-2005 & 2008-
    2009)

    A slate of special events are planned to celebrate the 100th playing of the
    Queen's Cup.

    The event is the last spectator event of the Mustangs 2010-2011 season.

    For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the Western
    Mustangs website at www.westernmustangs.ca

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    LONDON, ONTARIO, NEWS: Sexual assault in southwest London last Tuesday
    Authored by: Mr_Ambassador on Monday, March 07 2011 @ 10:50 AM EST

    Drug traffickers arrested

    On Sunday, March 6, 2011, at 2:45 pm members of the London Police Service
    Guns-and-Drugs Section, along with members of the Emergency Response
    Section, executed a search warrant at an address on Dundas Street.

    The search warrant was in relation to an investigation into drug trafficking.

    On entering the apartment, police arrested a 20-year-old London man along
    with two 20-year-old men from Toronto.

    At the completion of the search, police seized $2,498.60 in cash as well as 46
    grams of crack cocaine ($4,600), 20, eight milligram hydromorphone pills
    ($400) and 1 gram of marijuana.

    London Police have charged 20-year-old Michael Buller-Curcio of London
    with unlawfully possessing crack cocaine.

    Police have also charged 20-year-old David Buckeridge of Toronto with
    possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of
    marihuana.

    20-year-old Ahmed Nyamekye, of Toronto is charged with possession of
    cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of hydromorphone for the
    purpose of trafficking and two counts of failing to comply with conditions of
    his release.


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