A Christmas Carol Cures All Cases Of The Humbugs

Marley was dead… … but the Christmas spirit was alive last Friday for the opening of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at London’s Grand Theatre. For the second year in a row, this Christmas classic delighted the audience and brought smiles of holiday cheer to the faces of all in attendance. As per usual at […]

Calithumpian Creates Sitcom Family Dynamics With HIR

Intense. Emotional. Provocative. HIR is here. Author Taylor Mac’s play HIR unfolds in front of the crowd like an updated version of a 1970’s sitcom. HIR (pronounced like “here”) is the story of a family in upheaval, where everything from dominant roles to genders are changing. Rob Deman plays Isaac Connor, returning to his home […]

PHOTOS: Londoners gather during the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

As soon as the night sky appeared, candles were lit up in Victoria Park to remember women who experienced violence. The Women’s Events Committee held a candlelit vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The annual event falls on December 6, the day 14 women were killed at École […]

What Is Keto? Digging Deep Into The Diet

What is Keto? One of the original medical treatments for epilepsy has turned into a trendy diet, taking London and the world by storm. Based off of trends in the 1920s from epileptics experimenting with long-term fasting, the diet howed unsustainable but viable suppression of seizures. The Ketogenic diet reduces carbohydrates, has just enough protein, […]

National Day Of Remembrance Highlights Plight Of MMIW

Nearly 30 years later, the problem still persists. On Dec. 6, people across Canada gathered to commemorate one of the greatest Canadian tragedies of the last century – the Montreal Massacre. Here in London, the Womens Events Committee took to Victoria Park, holding a sombre vigil to both remember the women lost at Ecole Polytechnique […]

Festive RIDE Hoping For Zero Impaired Charges In 2018

“You know you shouldn’t, so don’t” Sergeant Sean Harding of the London Police Service’s Traffic Management Unit said that is the message for this year’s Festive RIDE campaign. Festive RIDE, an initiative funded in part by MADD Canada, aims to reduce impaired driving during November and December. The program began in Etobicoke in 1977 and […]

A Timeline Of Harris Park’s History

Harris Park is more than a green space – it’s a part of local history. After all, Eldon House, above the park, is the oldest home in the Forest City, and Harris Park recognizes the family who loved the home for over a century. The space can go from a tranquil walking path to a […]

OPINION: LondonFuse – Little, Local, And Fiercely Proud Of It

Over the years, LondonFuse has managed to carve out something of a niche for ourselves, with www.londonfuse.ca and Short Fuse, as a place that celebrates all things London. We aren’t the only people to do so, but we are proud of what we do. The reason we’ve succeeded thus far is because of the passion […]

Graduation Day For The Tyson Dux Wrestling Factory ‘Original Six’

To kickstart 2018, LondonFuse published a feature on the newly opened Tyson Dux Wrestling Factory. An alumni of promotions such as WWE and ROH, Dux has spent the past year working with the new generation of young wrestlers. From their beginnings in the dungeon-like atmosphere of the Ice House, to their first televised matches for […]

This #GivingTuesday, Support Local

Donations make the world go round… Giving Tuesday, (or in cyber speak, #GivingTuesday) takes place every November and, London, today is the day. In its sixth year, this movement began to “mark the beginning of the giving season” following Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the USA and Canada. In the same way that retailers […]