October 26, 2016

Economic Development, Rogers Hometown Hockey

Although Thanksgiving is now over, the annual holiday allows us to take some much-needed time out of our busy and complicated lives to stop and reflect. Here at the Town of Newmarket, there is no shortage of achievements to acknowledge and celebrate. At our meeting on October 3, our Council provided unanimous support for the Town’s second Economic Development Strategy. …

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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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September 26, 2016

Renewing Newmarket with a Splash of Culture

There’s never been a better time to be a Newmarket resident. With the completion of our renaissance renovations of the Old Town Hall and the reopening last week, the Town of Newmarket celebrates another milestone in our Cultural Master Plan. As part of the transformation and renewal of Newmarket, this landmark also plays a key role in the revitalization of …

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August 26, 2016

Working Together With the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

I recently attended the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) conference in Windsor. I joined more than 1,800 participants from municipal, provincial and federal levels of government to work collectively on municipal challenges and plan for the future. Speakers and delegates included Ontario’s Premier, the Honourable, Kathleen Wynne, the leaders of the opposition and the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Bill Mauro. …

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May 19, 2016

Public Works – Working it for Newmarket!

  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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November 18, 2012

Newmarket Minor Hockey – Making Newmarket Even Better

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 play hockey for the past 57 years. At present they have approximately 1,650 players participating in the NMHA. The Association runs many different …

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July 17, 2012

World-Class Healthcare: Southlake Regional Health Centre

Southlake Regional Health Centre 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 career and job opportunities in the area. As a member of Southlake Regional Health Centre’s Board of Directors for the past …

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June 26, 2012

Newmarket Teen Paige Dayal Saved a Life

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 community.  People who take the time to make a positive difference. Our strength is our …

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