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City receives Gold award from Excellence Canada

City receives Gold award from Excellence Canada

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Markham Becomes the First Municipality to Receive Gold for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace from Excellence Canada Markham joined 500+ leaders and decision makers from across the nation at the 2015 Performance Excellence Summit & Canada…

York Regional Police Issue Scam Alert

York Regional Police Issue Scam Alert

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Fraud Unit would like to make citizens aware of an ongoing scam being committed by suspects that are portraying themselves as having the ability to remove evil spirits. York Regional Police has receiv…

 

Royals Show their Pink Side

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Royals celebrated “Pink in the Rink”, wearing pink jerseys and socks on the ice. A bake sale, silent auction, and 50/50 ticket sales were happening off the ice, all in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Society. Before the game, a ceremony …

4th International Festival of Authors-Markham

4th International Festival of Authors-Markham

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Markham Arts Council, in collaboration with Markham Public Library, proudly presents the 4th International Festival of Authors-Markham. Join Giles Blunt, Nino Ricci and Owen Sheers at the Markham Village Public Library on Friday, October 30 at 6:30p…

 
Jane Philpott celebrates election victory in Markham-Stouffville

Jane Philpott celebrates election victory in Markham-Stouffville

October 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jane Philpott celebrated her election victory last night in Markham-Stouffville alongside hundreds of supporters at Nineteen on the Park. With just under 50% of the vote, Dr. Philpott unseated incumbent Paul Calandra in a tight race over a 78-day c…

Federal Election - Canada goes Liberal Red

Federal Election - Canada goes Liberal Red

October 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The results are in and Canadians spoke for change. Canada is a sea of red this morning. Here in Markham - John McCallum retained his Liberal seat in Markham-Thornhill, Jane Philpott ousted Conservative Paul Calandra in Markham-Stouffville and Bob S…

 
20th Anniversary of Hockey Helps the Homeless

20th Anniversary of Hockey Helps the Homeless

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Join HHTH in celebrating our 20th anniversary this year by registering for an all-day pro-am hockey tournament. Lace up with hockey greats like Darcy Tucker, Shayne Corson, Gary Roberts, Caroline Ouellette and Natalie Spooner. Funds raised locally st…

Vinegar Hill Bridge Official Opening

Vinegar Hill Bridge Official Opening

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Markham Main Street South Bridge was closed one last time Tuesday as dignitaries gathered at the Mill Street lane way for the official ribbon cutting event. The event signified the completion of phase 3 of the City of Markham's Main Street Markha…

 
 
 
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.
 Markham News
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