New tech centre aims to get products to market faster.

CTV London Published Monday, June 23, 2014 5:20PM EDT A high tech advanced manufacturing centre that can support 10 to 20 businesses was unveiled Monday in London.

Western opened the Collider Centre for Technology Commercialization, which is in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Project at the new technology park, located off Bradley Avenue in south London.

The aim is the acceleration of the research and development process to get newly-developed products to the world market faster.

London Farm Boy store is 15th location in Ontario.

CTV London 
Published Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:47PM EDT 

Farm Boy - billed as fresh food shopping - opened its first store in London Thursday, bringing 150 jobs to the city.

The grand opening of the store at 1045 Wellington Road will take place on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.

There will be store samples, supplier demonstrations and facepainting for children.

Ontario's economy poised for accelerated growth in 2014: RBC Economics

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite poor weather conditions restraining Ontario's economy in the early months of this year, the province is still on track for accelerated growth in 2014, according to the latest RBC Economics Provincial Outlook released today.

The slow start to 2014 prompted RBC to revise its real GDP forecast slightly lower to 2.3 per cent from the 2.5 per cent previously forecasted. However, RBC says the revised rate is still a notable improvement from the 1.3 per cent growth in 2013.

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On-line job postings in Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford

June 2, 2014. On-line job postings in Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford region are up 33%, to 7,626 for the first quarter of 2014 over the fourth quarter of 2013 according to a recently released report from and the Elgin Middlesex Oxford (EMO) Workforce Planning and Development Board.  "The increase in job postings is a good sign for local job seekers," reported Debra Mountenay, Executive Director of the EMO Workforce Planning and Development Board.

Minimum Wage Goes Up To $11

By  on June 1, 2014 Thousands of employees across Ontario will be getting bit of a raise Sunday as minimum wage increases to $11 an hour.

The Liberal government made the decision back in January to make the $0.75 increase to reflect a rise in the cost of living.