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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.

 
Markham Centre new home for York U Seneca University Campus

Markham Centre new home for York U Seneca University Campus

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Ontario province announced a plan for the creation of a new York University campus in Markham Wednesday in partnership with Seneca College. The University will now work on the detailed planning and implementation phases. The new campus will accom…

 
YRP Remind Us About Boat Safety This Long Weekend

YRP Remind Us About Boat Safety This Long Weekend

May 16, 2015 // 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 out on the water to be safe and don’t mix alcohol with boating.

Markham Firefighters Get Funky for Festival Run for MSH

Markham Firefighters Get Funky for Festival Run for MSH

May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Markham’s very own Firefighters. More than 25 of them have signed up to run the 5K or 2K events in their full bunker gear, in the hopes that it will bring more awareness to the event and as a result more funds to the charitable recipient, Markham Sto…

 
 
 
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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