Banting House is known as “The Birthplace of Insulin.” Located at 442 Adelaide Street North in London, Ontario, Canada, it is the house where Sir Frederick Banting woke up at two o’clock in the morning on October 31, 1920 with the idea that led to the discovery of insulin.
Centennial Hall London, Ontario | Events London Ontario | Centennial Hall Box Office | London, Ontario | Centennial Hall Event Venue Space, London, Ontario Centennial Hall This London Ontario landmark theatre boasts distinguished versatility & a 1625 seat capacity.
The City of London is currently working on plans to improve the pathway system and to correct the trail flooding issues in Glen Cairn Park East. A new trail will be constructed from the end of Baseline Road, through the forested area to connect to the main north-south path. Also, the central area of the park will be graded to get water away from the main path.
Ed Blake Park has been the focus of hundreds of hours of community attention as the North East London Engagement worked to bring trees and other amenities to the park. ReForest London and the City of London planted 26 trees with the tireless group and celebrated at a neighbourhood event.
Eldon House is an historic site in downtown London that has been preserved and maintained since 1960 when it was donated to the City of London. It was home to four generations of the Harris family, and is an excellent example of Georgian and Regency architectural styles.
Exodus Escape Rooms London not only brings the best fun in town, but also the most challenging and rewarding escape. Can you get out in 60 minutes? Exodus Escape Rooms London not only brings the best fun in town, but also the most challenging and rewarding escape.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is an early example of a “Pioneer Village". Fanshawe Pioneer Village is owned and operated by the not-for-profit charity known as the London and Middlesex Heritage Museum and tells the story of rural communities from 1820 to 1920.
Gateway signed a 20-year casino operation and services agreement (COSA) with the OLG and has purchased the business and assets of the Southwest Gaming Bundle, effective Tuesday. The bundle includes a casino in Point Edward, and slots in Woodstock, London, Clinton, Dresden, and Hanover.
Wading Pools. Wading pools are a free opportunity for your child to meet other swimmers and begin to develop their water confidence. Wading pools have a maximum depth of 0.6m and have a lifeguard on site at all times. Please review the supervision policy. Cloth and disposable diapers are not permitted. We recommend swim diapers.
Kiwanis Park (Pedestrian Pathway Connection) The City of London has contracted Aecom Canada to complete a Schedule ‘B’ Municipal Class EA for the purpose of determining the most viable means of linking the existing Kiwanis Park recreational pathway system across the Canadian National Railway Lands.
The London Heritage Council exists to help cultural and heritage organizations to find new, innovative ways of connecting with their community. Check out the information below to explore the impact that culture and heritage have in the London region.
The Medway Valley Heritage Forest Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) is located in north London, roughly between Windermere, Sunningdale, Western and Wonderland Roads. The publicly-owned lands cover 129 hectares, between the Elsie Perrin Williams Estate and Sunningdale Road.
Explore Ontario’s Archaeology. Welcome to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians through the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the archaeology of Ontario. Archaeology brings the stories of how people lived to life.
Pottersburg-FIDO Off-leash Area. London’s first off-leash area, and also the largest, is located within Pottersburg Park. It can be accessed from Hamilton Road at Gore Road. This off-leash area has a completely fenced section and an open section delineated by boundary signs. Both sections offer trails through naturalized areas.
Thanks to over 40 volunteers, over 400 native trees and shrubs were planted at this park in west London. The event was also part of Trails Open London, and some volunteers joined ReForest London staff on a trail hike to identify trees and other features of the trail.
Sharon Creek Conservation Area Sharon Creek Conservation Area is a 48.5 hectare park acquired by the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority in 1966, in connection with the construction of the Sharon Creek dam and reservoir.
Situated on scenic park lands abutting the Thames River, the Thames Valley Parkway is the City’s primary multi-use pathway system. The Thames Valley Parkway is an asphalt surface between 2.4 and 4.0 metres in width, is designed for two-way use and is accessible to all ages and abilities.
The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum, as a component of The Royal Canadian Regiment, will preserve, collect and present artifacts, archives and other militaria that are relevant for the history of the Regiment in order to assist in building pride, esprit and solidarity amongst all members of The RCR family.
Warbler Woods Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) is located in west London between Commissioners Road and Byron Baseline Road. The publicly-owned lands cover 29 hectares. Warbler Woods ESA forms part of a continuous natural corridor extending north to Kains Woods ESA.
At approximately 200 hectares, Westminster Ponds / Pond Mills Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) is the largest publicly-owned ESA in London. The ESA is significant for its size and for its great variety of natural habitats within the boundaries of a major urban centre.
GSU London was renamed Area Support Unit London in 1998. In addition to its 4th Battalion at ASU London, The Royal Canadian Regiment continues to maintain the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum at Wolseley Barracks, in the historic Wolseley Hall. A new ASU complex was built at Wolslely Barracks in 2006, replacing the Highbury Complex and some buildings on site.