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TD Markham Jazz Festival announces early confirmed artists!

TD Markham Jazz Festival announces early confirmed artists!

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Returning attendees know to expect an inspiring cultural experience from start to finish. They enjoy the charm of historic Unionville and its excellent restaurants as they savour the variety of jazz and blues presented on thr…

Victoria Day Long Weekend – Be Safe On The Water

Victoria Day Long Weekend – Be Safe On The Water

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of Safe Boating Awareness Week, members of the York Regional Police Marine Unit would like remind boaters and anyone planning to have fun on the water to be safe and not to mix alcohol with boating.

 
 
 
June 27th
York Regional Police charged 28 impaired drivers as well as 137 distracted drivers over the past week.Twenty-eight drivers were charged with impaired-related driving offences between Monday, June 19, and Monday, June 26, 2017.  Twenty-four drivers we…
June 26th
 Investigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Sexual Assault Section are releasing video and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a sexual assault that took place in the Town of G…
June 26th
 Investigators with the #5 District Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged a 53-year-old personal support worker in relation to the sexual assault of a teenage female victim.On Thursday, June 1, 2017, York Regional Police began investigating afte…
 
 
Top News Stories
June 27th
A 'historic' $85-million contribution from the Ontario government will fund the clean-up of mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations in northern Ontario.
June 27th
Banff-area residents say far too many tourists are approaching bears and other wildlife in order to get photos and they worry someone is going to get hurt — or killed — during the peak tourist season this summer.
 Sports News
June 27th
Jake the Diamond Dog has been a fixture at minor-league games for years, touring various ballparks and bringing joy by delivering game balls, catching Frisbees and serving as "bat dog."
June 27th
Andre De Grasse is asked about Jamaican legend Usain Bolt at almost every opportunity, but the 22-year-old sprinter is relishing the chase.
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June 27th
Royals announce their first signing of the off-season.
 
 

 
 
 Markham News
June 23rd
This event featured a blessings of the land, a drum ceremony and a flag raising.
June 22nd
Following the retirement of Deputy Chief Alexander, Deputy Chief Nearing was promoted to the new role effective Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
June 21st
The winner of Star Search Markham was announced to compliment the lineup of entertainment Markham has planned for Canada Day!
 

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 Ontario News
June 27th
Ontario is providing more opportunities for newcomers and multicultural communities to succeed, with a new grant program focused on promoting diversity and reducing barriers to inclusion.
June 26th
Ontario is launching a program to recognize communities across the province that have made outstanding progress to be inclusive and accessible for people of all ages. 
June 26th
Ontario is recognizing 10 schools across the province through the Premier's Awards for Accepting Schools.
June 26th
Ontario is proposing tough new rules for buying and selling tickets to give fans a fair shot at seeing their favourite music, sports or theatrical events.
 World News
June 27th
President Juan Manuel Santos travelled Tuesday to Mesetas, Colombia, to join Rodrigo Londono, top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, for a ceremony marking the conclusion of the disarmament process by 7,000 rebels nationwide.
June 27th
A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line.
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