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Markham Leads Delegation on 14 Day Mission to China

Markham Leads Delegation on 14 Day Mission to China

November 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 35-member business delegation, led by Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti, departed for its 14-day mission to China on November 21, 2015. The objectives of this mission are to further strengthen and promote economic, business and cultural ties between …

Holiday Season Lock It Or Lose It Campaign Begins

Holiday Season Lock It Or Lose It Campaign Begins

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

York Regional Police is reminding citizens to lock your vehicle and never leave valuables stored inside as we participate in the province-wide Lock it OR Lose it campaign. Motorists are warned about the dangers of property and identity theft resul…

Markham Approves PowerStream Merger

Markham Approves PowerStream Merger

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

At a Special Markham Council meeting last night the City of Markham approved a transaction that will see PowerStream merge with Enersource and Horizon Utilities and purchase of Hydro One Brampton. The proposed company will provide service to over …

 
Break and Enter Suspect Arrested in Markham

Break and Enter Suspect Arrested in Markham

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

York Regional Police have arrested a 19-year-old man following a break and enter into an unoccupied business in the City of Markham. On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, shortly after 3 p.m., officers were called to the area of Highway 7 East and Warden…

 
YRP and family are very disappointed in sentencing decision

YRP and family are very disappointed in sentencing decision

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

A 19-year-old York Region man has been sentenced to a nine-year conditional supervision order following his conviction on a charge of First Degree Murder on June 15, 2015, in the death of York Regional Police Constable Garrett Styles. The sentence w…

 
No time in custody for teen found guilty in Ontario cop's death

No time in custody for teen found guilty in Ontario cop's death

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

A 19-year-old found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a York Region Police officer will not spend any time in custody. Justice Alex Sosna says the teen, who was rendered a quadriplegic in a crash that killed Const. Garrett Styles, is alre…

Nine-Year-Old Boy Alerts Police to Mom Driving Impaired

Nine-Year-Old Boy Alerts Police to Mom Driving Impaired

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

York Regional Police has charged a 52-year-old woman after receiving a 9-1-1 call from her son advising that his mother was drinking and driving with him in the car. On Wednesday, November 11, 2015, just before 4:30 p.m., York Regional Police receiv…

 
 
 
July 11th
 Investigators with the York Regional Police Homicide Unit have arrested and charged a third suspect in connection with the homicide investigation after a shooting that took place in East Gwillimbury in March 2019.  On Wednesday, July 10, 2…
July 11th
York Regional Police with the assistance of the Toronto Police Service have located a 70-year-old man and his two grandsons aged two and four years old who were last seen in the Town of Newmarket.On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, shortly after 1:30 p.m., 70-ye…
July 10th
 Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Crimes Bureau have arrested and charged a fourth man involved in the March 23, 2019, armed kidnapping of a 22-year-old man from Markham.On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, investigators arrested and charged Ky…
July 10th
 York Regional Police would like to remind citizens to be careful when speaking with strangers following recent jewelry distraction thefts in the City of Markham.In recent incidents, unknown suspects engaged victims in conversation and placed a neckl…
 Ontario News
July 16th
TORONTO - Seniors want to remain active and live independently in age-friendly communities that are open to their full participation. Yet many seniors face challenges that support their mental health and well-being. With an estimated seventeen to thirty p…
July 15th
TORONTO — Ontario's government is helping hardworking families save money with free admission to 16 Ontario attractions using the 2019 digital Fun Pass. This year, the government is making the Fun Pass available online for families' convenience.
July 15th
LONDON —The Ontario Government is working with employers to keep new and young workers safe by launching targeted inspections focused on the safety of summer students. The inspections follow months of outreach to businesses by the Ministry of La…
July 15th
TORONTO — Ontario is helping to protect women and children from violence by investing $12 million in Nellie’s, a Toronto-based shelter for women and children fleeing violence, so it can move to a larger, more modern site.
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