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YRP Warn Of Increasing Reports of Fraud Scams

YRP Warn Of Increasing Reports of Fraud Scams

March 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Fraud unit would like to make citizens aware of a variety of frauds that have been reported across York Region and are warning residents to be careful sharing personal information. CANADA REVENUE AGEN…

Increased Spot Checks For St. Patrick’s Day

Increased Spot Checks For St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

While York Regional Police encourages everyone to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, all are reminded to please do so responsibly. The York Regional Police Traffic Bureau will enhance the Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program t…

Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

Hey Markham - Show Us Your Flag

February 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hey Markham it's Canada's 150 Birthday and MarkhamToday.ca wants you to join the celebration. Flag Day is officially February 15 so as a start we like you to "Show Us Your Flag".

 
HOLIDAY HEROES TOY & FOOD DRIVE

HOLIDAY HEROES TOY & FOOD DRIVE

December 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

The 2016 Annual Holiday Heroes Toy and Food Drive is under way. York Regional Police would like to encourage all York Region residents to support the 2016 Holiday Heroes campaign where members of our community and corporate partners join together to …

What's Happening On 16th Avenue?

What's Happening On 16th Avenue?

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

York Region is undertaking two transportation Environmental Assessment Studies (EA Studies) for improvements to 16th Avenue: • Study A is Yonge St. & Woodbine Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham • Study B is Woodbine Avenue …

 
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Markham Mayor "Toronto Road Tolls - Unfair Tax on 905 Commuters"

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti comments on City of Toronto Mayor John Tory announced a proposal to implement highway tolls for the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway. These tolls are expected to raise up to 200 million dollars annually. Th…

YRP: Operation Impact - Keeping the Turkeys off the Street

YRP: Operation Impact - Keeping the Turkeys off the Street

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

As in previous years, Operation Impact will take place over the Thanksgiving long weekend. This is a time where many individuals and families are traveling to see their loved ones. Let’s work together to encourage safe driving practices and minimize …

 

Witnesses sought after shots fired in the City of Markham

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Investigators with the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking witnesses after shots were fired at a window of a business in the City of Markham. On Saturday, September 24, 2016, at approximately 1:30 p.m., poli…

2016 Markham-Unionville Terry Fox Run

2016 Markham-Unionville Terry Fox Run

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families, and groups to raise money for cancer research in Terry's name. It is a day of celebrating Terry's legacy and helping to keep alive his dream of finding a…

 
 
 
February 22nd
  Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking assistance in identifying two suspects following a robbery at a bank in the City of Markham.  On Thursday, February 21, 2019, shortly after 7 p.m., York Regional Po…
February 20th
York Regional Police is seeking public assistance to identify a suspect and locate a stolen vehicle following a collision with a police cruiser in Newmarket.On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 6 p.m., officers on patrol saw a vehicle parked that was running…
February 20th
Investigators with the York Regional Police Organized Crime Bureau - Guns, Gangs and Drug Enforcement Unit, have charged four people with possession for the purpose of distributing cannabis.On Monday, February 18, 2019, shortly after 2:30 p.m., an officer…
February 19th
The troubling trend continues with 29 impaired drivers being removed from York Region roads this past week, adding to the more than 200 impaired-related criminal charges laid already this year.York Regional Police thanks members of the community for helpi…
 Ontario News
February 22nd
Dr. Kenneth Peckham, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Saifullah Hanjra.
February 22nd
Ontario's Government working for the people is supporting Northern Ontario's film and television industry by investing more than $1.3 million in infrastructure to support film production in North Bay and two additional film projects centred in North Ba…
February 22nd
The Ontario government is investing in the Wallaceburg hospital site redevelopment to help patients and families in Chatham-Kent get the high-quality health care they need, closer to home, Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton announced today. 
February 21st
TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford departs for Washington, D.C. to connect with trade partners from across the U.S. at the National Governors Association's Winter Meeting.
 Markham News
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