TAP to offer intense accelerated experience to businesses.


Businesses can now take their operations to the next level with assistance from the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP).

Funded by the Federal Government, TAP will seek to boost businesses towards global growth .

The program is spearheaded by the LEDC and will serve as a one stop shop providing strategy, resources, coaching and mentorship to help twelve companies to develop, scale and activate a strategic export plan.

Companies in London and surrounding areas are welcome to apply to this virtual program and will benefit from 7 half day workshops along with 2 years mentorship upon completion. The sessions are slated to start September 8, 2021.
Find out how you can benefit from this exciting opportunity here

Is London, Ontario the right place for your next production?

Are you considering doing production or film; are you unsure where to find the perfect setting or resources to support your storyline?

London, known as the Forest City, may be beneficial to your next step in your film journey.

Equipped with funding, the London Film office will support location scouting, navigating resources and connecting you to the right talent pool and local business.

With all four seasons, proximity to rural, agricultural and small townscapes: London is the perfect backdrop to any film.


Learn more


Pillar has recently announced that  the 2021 Canada Life Young Leaders will be added to their list of programs and services.

The program which is sponsored by Canada Life will be run in partnership with Young Canada and seeks to provide young people  aged 18- 24 with leadership opportunities.

Companies are encouraged to consider hosting a young leader on their  board and provide youth with perspective and opportunities to learn and develop their skills.

Find out more

 Retail Giants, Amazon on target to open two new distribution centres.

Congratulations to major retailers Amazon as they prepare to open two facilities here in London, Ontario, this summer.

The move announced in September of last year is closer to opening and providing 200 warehouses and 130 delivery jobs to many in the region.

“It’s welcome news to have 200 plus positions with a major brand name being created in London. We are working with Amazon on their hiring needs over the coming months. It’s a wonderful sign as our region prepares for post-COVID recovery,”

Kapil Lakhotia, LEDC, President & CEO


The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $1.4 million and working with 4-H Ontario to develop educational content and first-hand learning experiences to inspire the next generation to explore exciting careers in the agri-food sector. Ontario partners with 4-H Ontario

Award winning London teen, Ethan Hickey  is writing and directing his first feature film
The Ontario Music Investment Fund (OMIF) is once again supporting the local music industry by creating opportunities and providing grants for emerging artists to record and perform in Ontario.

Are you Hiring?

Share your exciting careers and connect with extra-ordinary candidates through our job portals.

London Tech Jobs and Manufacturing Jobs are free resources for employers to recruit and grow their company,

Register for our free portal.  London Tech Jobs  , London Manufacturing Jobs 



Grow and thrive with our upcoming events!

London Area Works Career Fair - September 21, 2021

Manufacturing Matters- October 7, 2021



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