As we turn the page on the second year of our current term of Council, it’s appropriate that we reflect upon what has been accomplished thus far and what the future holds for our community. For the third consecutive year, an … [More...]
The January 7th meeting of the Committee of the Whole Council was the latest milepost in the process of considering the application by Marianneville Developments Limited that will ultimately lead to a vote by council on the proposed Glenway … [More...]
Celebrating Our People includes our local sports associations and the hundreds of volunteers that support them in making Newmarket even better. The Newmarket Minor Hockey Association has been providing an opportunity for the youth of Newmarket to … [More...]
Back in August of this year we read in the Era Banner about an incredible young man who became concerned about people who are less fortunate than most of us and that he decided he wanted to do something to help.
Five year old Aidan Craddock began … [More...]
No community is an island unto itself. Much of the growth in traffic on our streets is generated from the communities that surround us. More globally, we have all experienced the impact of the worldwide economic downturn.
At the same time, … [More...]
By designating all School Zones as Community Safety Zones, the fines are doubled for traffic offences in these areas. Does that make sense to you?
At the Transportation & Works Committee for York Region, I proposed and received unanimous … [More...]
On September 13th at Cardinal Golf Course, over 260 golfers participated in the 17th annual Newmarket Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic. The weather was fantastic, the golf was competitive and the hospitality provided by Dalt Hicks, Anne Marie … [More...]
Southlake Regional Hospital is a significant community partner for Newmarket and York Region at large. Providing world class health care for our residents with the Regional Cancer Centre and Cardiac Centre, our hospital also provides more than 3,500 … [More...]
Hundreds, if not thousands of people have packed Main Street for Kanata Festival for as long as I can remember. The Canada Day celebration and Newmarket go away back – 145 years in fact!
Our town has held a party on July 1st since the very … [More...]
A community is much more than an assembly of buildings, parks and roads. It is more about who is in and about these structures that creates the essence of what we treasure as our sense of community. People who care about others, our neighbours, our … [More...]