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Ontario Investing in Markham Stouffville Hospital

Ontario Investing in Markham Stouffville Hospital

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ontario is upgrading hospital infrastructure to ensure patients in the catchment area of the Markham Stouffville get the care they need. The province is investing $154, 977 for infrastructure upgrades at Markham Stouffville Hospital. The funding wil…

Charges Laid Following Laser Strike On Police Helicopter

Charges Laid Following Laser Strike On Police Helicopter

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Investigators with the York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau have arrested and charged a man after he pointed a laser at the Air2 police helicopter in the City of Vaughan. On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 1:30 a.m., Air2 was…

Police Seek Evading Motorcycle Rider

Police Seek Evading Motorcycle Rider

August 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Investigators with the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigation Bureau are seeking public assistance to identify the rider of a motorcycle that intentionally evaded police in the City of Markham. It was measured traveling in excess of …

 
18th Jazz Festival Kicks off Aug 13

18th Jazz Festival Kicks off Aug 13

August 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 18th Markham Jazz festival is ready to kick off starting Thursday Aug 13 and will run through to Sunday August 16th. There will be over 30 performances on 3 main stages set up on Main street Unionville. Opening night, Thursday at the Varley Gall…

YRP - Operation Dry Water

YRP - Operation Dry Water

July 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

The York Regional Police Marine Unit will be out this long weekend participating in the Canadian Safe Boating Council’s (CSBC) Operation Dry Water. We are reminding boaters and anyone planning to have fun out on the water not to mix alcohol with boat…

 
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.…

 
 
 
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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