Author: Mike

It’s that time again. There are signs on every corner, leaflets in your mailbox, and candidates are knocking on doors to share their ideas. For many students, this may be the only time they hear from city politicians during their post-secondary education. It’s a vicious cycle. Students often have trouble seeing how a municipal election […]
This week, the London Transit Commission asked the city for a boost to its annual budget. This is a needed investment, with nearly two thirds of the increase going directly to expanding service for transit riders. I know there are some who will question any increase in city spending, and especially spending on transit, given some […]
Yesterday afternoon, I registered myself as a candidate for London City Council in Ward 6. Press release below! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 3, 2018 Mike Bloxam declares candidacy for Ward 6 council seat Heritage advocate and environmentalist Mike Bloxam has declared his candidacy for London’s Ward 6 council seat. “I am a champion for […]
Earlier this month, my two-year term as president of the London Region branch of Architectural Conservancy Ontario (or ACO London for short) came to an end, and I felt it would be worthwhile to reflect on that time.  ACO is a non-for-profit organization with 25 branches across the province with a mission to “preserve Ontario’s architectural […]
If you haven’t checked your mailbox since Friday, make sure you do so before the weekend finishes. You will find a pamphlet outlining some open houses coming up over the next week to learn more about the options being considered for London’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Back of the brochure delivered to households this […]