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Markham Council Votes Unanimously to Pass New Cannabis Rules

Markham Council Votes Unanimously to Pass New Cannabis Rules

October 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

New By-law prohibits smoking and vaporizing of recreational cannabis in public places. At a Special Meeting today, Markham Council passed a new Cannabis By-law that further protects the health and well-being of Markham residents and ensures local co…

YRP Executive Command Team Welcomes New Deputy

YRP Executive Command Team Welcomes New Deputy

September 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Executive Command Team Welcomes New Deputy Following Swearing-In Ceremony Chief Eric Jolliffe and Deputy Chiefs Tom Carrique and André Crawford are pleased to welcome Deputy Chief Robertson Rouse to the Executive Command Team following his swearin…

April 7th
 Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses and the driver of a suspect vehicle following a serious pedestrian fail-to-remain collision in the City of Vaughan.On Wednesday, March 3, 2020, just…
April 7th
A 22-year-old driver from the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury has been charged with impaired-related criminal driving offences, as well as stunt driving, after being caught speeding 90 kilometres per hour over the speed limit.On Monday, April 6, 2020, a…
April 1st
 Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit have laid charges in connection with a fatal collision in the City of Vaughan.On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., York Regional Police responded t…
April 1st
 York Regional Police continues to respond and adapt to changes in crime trends as a result of COVID-19 and the changes to daily life in our community. The following outlines some changes in crime trends that have been noticed and recommended crime p…
 City of Markham News
April 6th
Statements from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in response to COVID-19, Launch of Markham Cares Food Drive
April 2nd
The Varley Art Gallery of Markham is closed.
March 31st
Markham has made the difficult decision to cancel all Spring recreation, culture and library drop-in and registered programs
 Ontario News
April 8th
TORONTO — In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector, to 24 hours a day. Work on new hospital builds, expansions, and COVID-1…
April 7th
TORONTO- As part of Ontario's Action Plan: Response to COVID-19, the Ontario government is investing over $37 million to support outbreak planning, prevention and mitigation efforts to ensure the health and well-being of Indigenous people and communit…
April 7th
TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking further action to stop the spread of COVID-19 by actively recruiting health care workers to increase the frontline capacity of hospitals, clinics, and assessment centres. Today, the province is launching a …
April 6th
TORONTO — During the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government is deferring $15 million in property taxes for people and businesses in parts of Northern Ontario located outside of municipal boundaries. This tax deferral builds on the $10 billion …