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Markham Rd Closed Southbound Aug 5-14

Markham Rd Closed Southbound Aug 5-14

July 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Main Street South Reconstruction project, from Highway 7 to the 407 is almost complete. Expectations are that the road will be available for normal use by late August. Some major work still needs to be finished including final paving, road mark…

Globalfest Kicks Off July 11

Globalfest Kicks Off July 11

July 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Markham’s nine-day spectacular free street festival featuring top Canadian and international artists will kick off on Saturday, July 11 on Main Street Unionville in Markham at 2:00 pm across from the Atos Markham Pan Am Centre. Billed as the largest …

Torch Relay Comes to Markham

Torch Relay Comes to Markham

July 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Pan Am Torch Relay made its way through Markham on Saturday June 27. It started with the “Kick-off” at the Cornell Community Center then along Hwy 7 to the Markham Village Community Centre then up Main Street to the Markham Museum. From there, …

 
AE Defibrillators along for the ride in the Torch Relay

AE Defibrillators along for the ride in the Torch Relay

July 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

More than 300 participants are carrying the Pan Am Games torch through 130 Ontario communities en route to the Opening Ceremony of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games on July 10. The torchbearers will have excellent company and safety security on the trip.…

Canada Day at Reesor Park (2014)

Canada Day at Reesor Park (2014)

July 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Worth repeating (originally posted July 1st, 2014). A neighbourhood in the old village of Markham celebrates Canada Day the old fashion way; singing O Canada, a Community Parade and lots of red shirts and flag waving.

 
Unionville Festival Comes with a Cost

Unionville Festival Comes with a Cost

June 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

Sunshine greeted each day this past weekend in the village of Unionville. It was their 46th Annual Festival, a homecoming of sorts for local residents and a popular destination for tourist from all over the region. Festival weekend has its trad…

Newmarket Bear shot and kill by YRP

Newmarket Bear shot and kill by YRP

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

York Regional Police were forced to shoot a black bear this morning following numerous sightings over the weekend in the Town of Newmarket.

 
Mayor's Business Address and Luncheon

Mayor's Business Address and Luncheon

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Annual Markham Board of Trade - Mayor's Business Address and luncheon drew over 500 guests, business leaders and dignitaries. Hosted at the Hilton Suites Toronto / Markham Conference Centre and Spa.

 
 
 
May 17th
 York Regional Police is launching its 2019 summer impaired driving campaign Safe Roads: Your Call.Our service has made consistent and ongoing efforts to stop impaired driving on our roads through enforcement and education, but the greatest impact in…
May 15th
Victim Services of York Region (VSY) is pleased to host a conference on May 29 to 30, 2019 for National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week.The first day of the conference will be held at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel in Richmond Hill. This year’s keyn…
May 15th
Investigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit continue to seek the mother of the newborn baby boy who was left outside of a fire station in the Town of Georgina.On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, shortly after 3 a.m., police were called to Georg…
May 14th
  York Regional Police has laid charges against two men after hazardous, explosive materials were located at a residence in the City of Richmond Hill.On Thursday, May 9, 2019, York Regional Police began an investigation after receiving informati…
 Ontario News
May 17th
TORONTO—Ontario's government is launching an expert panel and online consultation on intellectual property to help protect made-in-Ontario ideas and create jobs and economic growth. The government is working to strengthen the way the province genera…
May 17th
The Ontario government is protecting what matters most by investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support ongoing research and management of invasive species across the province.
May 17th
PETERBOROUGH — Ontario's government is working for the people by holding consultations to hear from businesses firsthand on industrial electricity pricing and programs.
May 17th
HAMILTON - Ontario is making the province's adult correctional system safer by hiring 47 new correctional officer graduates.
 Markham News
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