What’s Peter Thinking?

Impacting Lives in London

Watch/share how the Store is Community in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obSe9KPoRf0

Quintin Warner House video

“If it wasn’t for Quintin Warner House, I wouldn’t be here today.” Watch three powerful stories in this impactful video about this branch https://youtu.be/c7bay-mn3iw

Video Message from our Fall Banquet speaker

Video message – https://youtu.be/22DrJqG1308 – from Joe Roberts, “Skid Row CEO.”      See https://mslfallbanquet.evenbrite.ca/ to buy tickets for this amazing event on Nov. 5, 2015.        

Encouraging Safe Shelter

Encouraging those in need in our community to seek safe shelter, especially in extreme weather conditions – CTV London Jan. 6, 2015: http://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=525444

Our Voucher Program Video

Mission Services of London held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2014  Our keynote speaker was Carol Ristine, Manager of The Mission Store, who talked about our Voucher Program. See testimonials of this program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrNLKQKOIZU

100% Orange Juice

I read this ingredient list on the container of an orange juice carton stating that it was 100% orange juice:       Filtered water Concentrated orange juice Tricalcium phosphate Calcium lactate Monocalcium phosphate (calcium sources) Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) So because I am a product of the Ontario public education system, my first question is

What’s Peter Thinking About? Smartphone Apps

A previous blog referred to the April 2013 issue of Moneysense  magazine and the ranking of Canadian cities.  That same issue considered 5 smartphones.  Advertising for most smartphones focuses on the apps that are available, the more the better! Higher ranked smartphones offer more apps. In fact, they offer close to 700,000 apps.  I am

Casinos – House Advantage

The June 3, 2013 issue of Maclean’s magazine includes a commentary written by former Ontario Attorney-General Michael Bryant, titled “Playing Our Cards Right”.  This was a rather timely article, given the City of Toronto’s recent rejection of a downtown casino, and now the City of London is pondering out loud whether a gambling location is

Pay Day Loans Only the Tip of the Iceberg

Several months ago, there was a lot of press, community discussion and even angst over the proliferation of pay day loan businesses and locations in the city of London. A very serious issue was, and is, the use of these businesses by those who in many cases are actually least able to afford them.  The