Not yet a subscriber? Why not subscribe now - it's Free and it's Easy. Click here if already a subscriber.

Become a Christian Life in London subscriber and stay up to date with the latest Christian news, contests, events and information in London.
* Required Fields
This is a FREE subscription,
and you can unsubscribe at anytime.
Word Verification

Become a Christian Life in London subscriber and help spread the word, you will be entered in our monthly draws for great prizes, AND the more friends** you recommend, you will receive one additional entry per each one of those subscriptions.

Suggest Friends   

* Required Fields
This is a FREE subscription,
and you can unsubscribe at anytime.
** Friends
Your friends will not be subscribed automatically,
they will receive an email asking if they would like to subscribe.

Ontario Renovates - Accepting Applications
Christian Population in Canada Based on the Latest Census Canada Data
Basic Needs - A Resource For Those Needing Assistance
A Change At The Top at YFC London Thank You James Coolidge and Welcome Joel Timmerman
‘The Chosen’ - Debut For Season 3 Is Set Internationally In 2000+ Cinemas
Persian Protests
“Take Me For A Spin”
The Top 30 Christian Music Albums – November 2022
“Conflicts are Hard to Handle” Three Strategies for Handling Conflict
BookMark - Crossfire (Extreme Measures #2) (BOOK REVIEW)
Reel Review - Spirited (Adapted from: A Christmas Carol) (MOVIE REVIEW)
It’s Time for Christmas Carols...
‘The First Nowell’ Country and Gospel Singer Josh Turner (VIDEO)
The Christmas Pageant (HUMOUR)

Published August 2022

The Ontario Renovates program is still taking applications for the 2022 season. Please help spread the word that funding remains available. We hope to wrap up the program by the end of September.

The Ontario Renovates program provides financial assistance in the form of a 10-year forgivable loan (of up to $15,000) to make essential home repairs, and/or grant (of up to $5,000) to increase accessibility. For further information on the program or to apply, please refer to our website:

If you have any questions please contact by phone at 519-661-CITY(2489) ext. 5523 or by email at

Homeowner Eligibility
Seniors aged 60 or older and/or persons with disabilities
  • The annual gross income of all household members 18 years of age or older residing in the home must be at or below $65,000
  • The total assets of all household members 18 years of age or older residing in the home must be at or below $30,000 (including TFSA’s, GIC’s, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Savings Accounts.)

Property Eligibility
  • Homeowners whose sole and principal residence is located within the City of London or Middlesex County.
  • Property with an assessed value is at or below $295,000.
  • Property with taxes paid up to date.

Requirements for Homeowners
  • a completed and signed Ontario Renovates application form with all supporting documentation
  • one piece of government issued photo identification (i.e., driver’s license, passport, citizenship, or Ontario photo card) for all homeowner(s)
  • pictures showing the proposed modification(s) and/or repair(s)
  • three (3) estimates for proposed modifications(s) and/or repair(s)
  • property Tax Assessment verifying payments are paid up to date and the valuation of the property
  • if you are not the property owner, but an authorized agent for the owner, you must submit a copy of a document clearly identifying your authority
  • a copy of the year 2020 or 2021 Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Notice of Assessment showing Line 150 for all homeowner(s) and household members 18 years of age and older
  • a list of assets for all household members 18 years or older

Eligible Home Repairs
  • heating system
  • chimneys
  • doors and windows
  • foundations
  • roofs
  • walls
  • floors
  • vents/louvers
  • electrical system
  • plumbing
  • septic system

Eligible Home Accessibility Modifications
  • ramps
  • fire alarms
  • chair and bath lifts
  • handrails
  • grab bars
  • raised toilets
  • levered handles on doors and faucets
  • accessible shower stalls
  • personal emergency response system
  • height adjustment to countertops

Please note: Additional supporting documentation (i.e. Medical Form) may be requested for assessment of accessibility modification eligibility