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CWHL Thunder comes to Markham

CWHL Thunder comes to Markham

July 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Commissioner Brenda Andress and Mayor Frank Scarpitti gathered to announce the relocation of the CWHL’s Thunder hockey team from Brampton to the City of Markham. The team will officially relocate to the City of M…

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday in Markham on July 1

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday in Markham on July 1

June 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

The City of Markham is set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with its biggest and most vibrant Canada Day yet. Join Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Markham's Canada Day Co-Chairs Councillor Amanda Collucci and Councillor Alex Chiu, and Members of Council i…

TD Markham Jazz Festival announces Opening Night Concert

TD Markham Jazz Festival announces Opening Night Concert

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

The TD Markham Jazz Festival is proud to continue its tradition of presenting the industry’s most talented artists with the appearance of JUNO-nominated singer, songwriter and recording artist Barbra Lica for this year’s Opening Night Concert at Unio…

 
TD Markham Jazz Festival announces early confirmed artists!

TD Markham Jazz Festival announces early confirmed artists!

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Returning attendees know to expect an inspiring cultural experience from start to finish. They enjoy the charm of historic Unionville and its excellent restaurants as they savour the variety of jazz and blues presented on three stages and in half a d…

Victoria Day Long Weekend – Be Safe On The Water

Victoria Day Long Weekend – Be Safe On The Water

May 19, 2017 // 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 on the water to be safe and not to mix alcohol with boating.

 
The Sears National Kids Cancer Ride starts in Markham

The Sears National Kids Cancer Ride starts in Markham

April 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Local Mom is up for the challenge and will cycle across Canada in September in support of Cancer. The Sears National Kids Cancer Ride is one of the biggest and most ambitious charity cycling events on behalf of childhood cancer in the world. Now in …

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".

 
 
 
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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