February 20, 2017

 
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Family Day What's Open Closed

What's Closed on Monday, Feb. 20:
Banks
LBCO and Beer Store locations
Most grocery stores
CF Sherway Gardens
Yorkdale Shopping Centre
Scarborough Town Centre

What’s Open on Monday, Feb. 20:
Some malls, including Toronto Eaton Centre, Vaughan Mills, Square One, Bramalea City Centre
York Region Malls Open including:
Newmarket’s Upper Canada Mall from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Vaughan Mills from 10:00am to 7:00pm
Markham’s Markville from 11:00am to 6:00pm  
Richmond Hill’s Hillcrest from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Thornhill’s Promenade form 11:00am to 6:00pm

Entertainment
Movie theatres
Tourist attractions such as the Royal Ontario Museum, The Art Gallery of Ontario, and Ripley’s Aquarium.
Markham Museum
Many recreation and leisure complexes will be operating on modified hours for the holiday.

Transit:
TTC operating on a holiday schedule
GO Transit will be operating on a Saturday schedule,
VIVA and YRT services are operating on a Sunday schedule

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Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

February 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hey Markham it's Canada's 150 Birthday and MarkhamToday.ca wants you to join the celebration. Flag Day is officially February 15 so as a start we like you to "Show Us Your Flag".

 
 
 
February 17th
Charges have been laid following a shooting in the Township of King.  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, shortly before 8 a.m., York Regional Police received a 9-1-1 call from a victim whose car had been shot at. The occupants of the vehicle, a man…
February 16th
Investigators with the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking information to identify suspects involved after shots were fired into a residence in the Town of Newmarket.On Monday, February 13, 2017, at 9:40 a.m., polic…
February 16th
An arrest has been made following an early morning shooting in the Township of King.  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, shortly before 8 a.m., York Regional Police received a 9-1-1 call from a victim whose car had been shot at. The occupants of the veh…
February 15th
A 34-year-old York Regional Police officer has been sentenced to 16 months in jail following a sexual assault investigation conducted by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). A parallel Police Services Act investigation is also being conducted by the Yor…
Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

February 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hey Markham it's Canada's 150 Birthday and MarkhamToday.ca wants you to join the celebration. Flag Day is officially February 15 so as a start we lik…

Unpredictable Ice Conditions On Lake Simcoe

Unpredictable Ice Conditions On Lake Simcoe

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The York Regional Police Marine Unit would like to remind residents that ice thickness on Lake Simcoe and surrounding waterways are still unpredictabl…

HOLIDAY HEROES TOY & FOOD DRIVE

HOLIDAY HEROES TOY & FOOD DRIVE

December 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

The 2016 Annual Holiday Heroes Toy and Food Drive is under way. York Regional Police would like to encourage all York Region residents to support the …

 
 
Top News Stories
February 20th
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Lt.-Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster would be his new national security adviser, replacing Michael Flynn, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central role on his foreign policy team.
February 20th
"I would like to express my sincere regrets," Justin Trudeau writes about answering an English question in French at his Sherbrooke town hall meeting in January.
February 20th
Every year, the question is asked: should Louis Riel be exonerated for a fatal conviction of high treason against Canada?
 Sports News
February 20th
Marcus Stroman wasn't as consistent as he wanted to be in his first full season in the major leagues last year. So the Blue Jays right-hander streamlined his mechanics in an effort to turn things around.
February 20th
In less than two hours in December, fullback Chris Duvall bounced from the New York Red Bulls to Minnesota United to the Montreal Impact. "It was an interesting day for sure," the 25-year-old Georgia native said of the Dec. 13 expansion draft.
February 20th
High above the curling sheets in the last row of seats at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ont., you'll find Craig Homan and Art Miskew sitting right beside one another, watching their daughters go for another Scotties Tournament of Hearts title.
February 20th
Two of the more compelling players who may change addresses before the NHL trade deadline next Wednesday are veteran forwards Shane Doan and Jarome Iginla, who both may have enough left to help a contender.
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February 17th
Just a win over the next two days for the Markham Royals to capture their second straight North Division title as they take on the Cobourg Cougars Friday night and the Orangeville Flyers Saturday.
February 12th
With only 5 games remaining in their schedule the Markham Royals will aim for their 30th win of the season on Sunday afternoon in Whitby.
 

 
 
 Markham News
February 14th
Using Technology to Create a Frictionless City for Residents and Businesses
February 13th
The City of Markham needs you to get involved in the process of governing our City and charting our future.
February 2nd
Over 300 members of the community gathered at the Markham Civic Centre for the ceremony.
 

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 Ontario News
February 17th
Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Moses Beaver.
February 17th
Ontario is bolstering economic growth in rural and Indigenous communities across the province by supporting projects that diversify and grow local economies through the renewed Rural Economic Development (RED) program.
February 17th
Ontario is investing in building and systems upgrades at York University that will better equip students with the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
February 16th
Ontario is continuing to help businesses attract the talented people they need to compete globally by accepting more skilled newcomers than ever before through its successful Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
 World News
February 20th
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Lt.-Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster would be his new national security adviser, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central role on his foreign policy team.
February 20th
Three news organizations have asked a judge to force the U.S. government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters.
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