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June 17, 2016

FCM the National Voice for Local Government

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Recently I attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference. FCM is the national voice for Canada’s local governments. FCM membership includes more than 2000 local governments representing 90 per cent of the Canadian population. FCM has a strong voice with the federal government and members, including the Town of Newmarket, collectively bring forward issues that impact municipalities at a …

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May 19, 2016

Public Works – Working it for Newmarket!

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  Spring is definitely here and the Town of Newmarket Public Works Services staff is working extremely hard to get parks, fields, roads, facilities and our pipes in top shape for another busy season. Soon we will welcome our seasonal workers, many of them students home from post-secondary to help with the massive task of getting and keeping the Town …

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April 21, 2016

Accelerating the Growth of Our Community

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Now that the warmer weather is finally looking like it is here to stay, spring is the perfect time to talk about growth, transformation and the bright promises of things to come. Just last week, at my annual address to the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, I took the opportunity to reflect on some of the Town of Newmarket’s most recent …

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March 14, 2016

Newmarket and The Internet of Things

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At the end of February I visited the Prime Minister in Ottawa with a delegation from York Region Council, and just last week I was at Queen’s Park with the GTHA Mayors and Regional Chairs to speak with government officials on Newmarket’s priorities to position us for the future. Why is it important that we have a voice at all …

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