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London City Council is the governing body of the city of London is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan area population of about 447,286; the city proper has a population of about 351,267 (2002). It was settled in 1826 and incorporated as a city in 1855. London and the surrounding area (roughly, the territory between Kitchener... London, Ontario, Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. Bordering the United States, its territorial claims extend north into the Arctic Ocean as far as the North Pole. Canada is a federation of ten provinces... Canada.


Fourteen councillors represent each of the seven wards throughout the city, two councillors from each ward. Uniquely in Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14.7%) Population... Ontario, there is also a four-member the Board of Control, elected by the entire city. It is generally responsible for the finances of the city.


The Council meets in London City Hall on Dufferin Avenue, across from Cenotaph Victoria Park is an 18 acre (73,000 m²) park located in downtown London, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the major centres of community events in London. The park was originally the site of the British garrison, as well as the cricket grounds. The garrison was expanded with... Victoria Park.


See also: This is list of mayors of London, Ontario, Canada. London was incorporated as a town in 1848, and became a city in 1855. Originally, mayors were elected on January 1 for one-year terms. Town of London Simeon Morrill (1848) Thomas C. Dixon (1849) Simeon Morrill (1850-1851) Edward Adams... List of mayors of London, Ontario

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Members

Mayor

  • Anne Marie DeCicco (born 1964) is the current mayor of London, Ontario, Canada. DeCicco graduated from Fanshawe Colleges broadcast journalism program in 1986 and worked for BX93, a country music station in London. She also later taught at Fanshawe. She was elected to London city council in 1991, becoming... Anne Marie DeCicco

Board of Control

  • Tom Gosnell (Deputy Mayor)
  • Russ Monteith
  • Bud Polhill
  • Gord Hume

City Council

  • Ward 1 - Ab Chahbar, Judy Bryant
  • Ward 2 - Rob Alder, Joni Baechler
  • Ward 3 - Bernard MacDonald, Rob Tranquilli
  • Ward 4 - Roger Caranci, Bill Armstrong
  • Ward 5 - Cheryl Miller, Sandy White
  • Ward 6 - Harold Usher, David Winninger
  • Ward 7 - Susan Eagle, Paul Van Meerbergen

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