March 17, 2017

Economic Development Strategy Will Shine The Light On A Bright Future

Recently, Newmarket’s Economic Development Advisory Committee (NEDAC) took another look at our Economic Development Strategy which was originally created in 2010. In light of changing economic circumstances and emerging new trends and priorities, the strategy was updated to fully reflect the current conditions. This document will act as our roadmap to help drive innovation and ensure a solid foundation for …

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October 23, 2016

A Caring Community – Belinda’s Place

Belinda’s Place opened operationally in October of 2015. Deborah Kelly as President of the Belinda’s Place Foundation shared these comments at the Official Opening in 2016. “Collaboration… Caring… Community… Hope for a better future… That’s how the story of Belinda’s Place began. We were inspired by the challenge presented by Belinda Stronach and Mayor Tony Van Bynen to change the …

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December 17, 2015

Proud of Our Achievements in 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, this is always the time of year to look back and look forward. I am very proud to reflect back on all that we have been able to achieve in our first year of the recent Council term. We have continued to garner recognition as a progressive and forward-thinking community. Recently we received seven MarCom …

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November 24, 2015

Community Open House

Newmarket Council and staff are guided by a strong vision, mission and values. While you as residents often see the tangible results of the hard work that is put in day in and day out – you may not be aware of what drives us. It is our vision to be a community that is well beyond the ordinary. This …

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September 24, 2015

Demonstrate Your Hometown Pride

In municipal government, we work closely with other levels of government to build our communities, to make them stronger and more vibrant. Like a puzzle, these collaborations are integral pieces to our overall picture and creating livable, sustainable towns and cities. Just like it is a strategic priority of our Council to engage our community on a variety of municipal …

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August 24, 2015

The Power of Partnerships

In municipal government, we are faced with a number of challenges. One of our most significant challenges here in Newmarket is – how do we continue to provide the high level of services that have led to us being recognized as one of Canada’s best places to live, while also continuing to be fiscally responsible and do our best to …

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January 22, 2015

Renewing Newmarket: Our Challenges and Opportunities

Just over one month ago, members of our 2014-2018 Newmarket Town Council took our oaths of office amid an air of excitement and anticipation of what lies ahead for our town. My colleagues and I have the responsibility to build upon the achievements of the last Council, which laid a solid foundation for the transformation of our community to build …

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December 24, 2014

Our 2015 Resolution: Making Newmarket Even Better

With the holidays upon us, ‘Tis the season for making resolutions and setting goals for the New Year ahead. This is very important for Newmarket Council as we embark on a new term that comes with many opportunities and some challenges. Like many of you, we are looking forward to a new beginning and early in the New Year we …

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October 24, 2014

A Family-Oriented and Forward-Thinking Newmarket

Voters deserve facts Using partial information to mislead residents is irresponsible and dishonest. Some candidates want voters to think Newmarket is in disarray; in fact, just last year Newmarket was named one of the top 10 places to live in Canada. Some candidates want voters to doubt the integrity of our community’s leaders; in fact, our leaders have, time and …

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