In Japan – News Update from Day One

In Team London Asian Trip On April 16, 2012

I am pleased to report our first day in Japan went extremely well. Our city’s presence and our presentation to Japanese business leaders followed the announcement by Prime… Read More »

A Letter to Rosie – Toronto Star Columnist – Come See London

In Home Page On April 2, 2012

The following is a letter I have written to Rosie DiManno, a columnist for the Toronto Star in response to her column that appears in today’s (April 2)… Read More »

Phil should understand the value of a pledge

In Home Page On March 29, 2012

I don’t often reply to individual media reports or columns but today I’m making an exception. My reply to “Joe should renounce the pledge” The people of London,… Read More »

Virtual Town Hall – Just in case you missed it…

In Virtual Town Hall - Past On March 27, 2012

We had great interaction at the Virtual Town Hall – Thank you to everyone who participated and watched. This is public engagement at its best. If you happened to… Read More »

London Flag To Fly Proudly Over Halifax

In Uncategorized On March 27, 2012

Congratulations to the London Lightning on a spectacular game – WIN – and championship.  I was happy to  be court side with 5100 of my closest friends –… Read More »

Game on for Two Mayors as Home Teams Battle

In Uncategorized On March 21, 2012

MEDIA RELEASE   Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 For Immediate Release:   London: London’s Mayor, Joe Fontana and his counterpart in Halifax, Mayor Peter Kelly have upped the… Read More »


In Uncategorized On March 19, 2012

Please join me and other Londoners and world citizens as we power down for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 31st. Starting at 8:30 pm and for one hour… Read More »

2012 Budget Finalized

In Uncategorized On February 22, 2012

 Last night London City Council finalized the budget. It was a long session but Council completed its task.  As I have said before, the decisions that come from… Read More »

Budget Day – Before the Final Vote

In Home Page On February 21, 2012

This is an important day for London as Council members will make their final decisions and come to an agreement on the budget numbers for 2012. Council has… Read More »

For the Record

In Home Page On February 17, 2012

 Straight Talk  We are a community that respects and values open dialogue and debate for everyone – full stop.  What does that mean?  I believe we must always… Read More »