Back to the...One River? Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment  Learn More


The City of London has voted to combine the Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment with Back to the River, calling it the “One River” plan. 
On Thursday, February 25th London’s city council made a decision that will transform the future of our city.
The City’s decision to embrace Back to the River was a proud moment for London Community Foundation.
On Monday, December 14th the Back to the River partners will be presenting at the City’s Planning and Environment Committee meeting to have the Back to the River project included in the city’s multi-year development plan.
What if home isn’t really a place but a state of mind, a sense of belonging, a belief that we are part of a greater story than just some physical location?  It’s an important question, pivotal enough that Community Foundations Canada (CFC) made the subject of “belonging” as the centrepiece for its national Vital Signs report.  Its title said it all: Belonging: Exploring Connection to Commun
We are excited to announce that Civitas and Stantec are the winners of the Back to the River design competition.
On November 2nd in the Covent Garden Mezzanine, Civitas: Landscape Architecture Firm and Stantec Consulting Ltd were announced as the winning team of the Back to the River design competition.
The future of London's Thames River has never looked brighter! Bold, dynamic, and innovative are just a few words that describe the design plans presented to the community on October 22nd as the Back to the River finalists unveiled their visions for the Thames.
When London Community Foundation embarked on the journey of revitalizing London’s beloved Thames River, our hope was to catalyze community change. Since the project has launched, I have witnessed an outpouring of support from community members who care deeply about our river.