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Vaughan Mayors Luncheon

Performing and cultural arts centre plans take centre stage in Vaughan

“The new performing and cultural arts centre will complete the VMC’s evolution into the downtown destination the City has been creating for the past decade,” Mayor Del Duca said, adding that “it will make an immediate economic impact and advance creative placemaking in Vaughan. The arts centre will also indirectly benefit hospitality and retail and create opportunity in the VMC as businesses seek to align themselves with the City’s vision.”
Jonathan Wheatle presents to York Regional Council

York Region creates new plan to boost business, economy, workforce

York Region business and research leaders are welcoming a new strategy to help develop the regional economy and businesses.
York Region transit bus on Davis Dr.

All-in-one transit fare coming to York Region this month

“Simplifying fare payments with the new One Fare Program puts travellers’ experience first and makes our collective transit systems even more convenient, reliable and affordable,” Emmerson said. “One Fare removes boundaries and barriers to travelling across different municipalities, allows for more convenient access and supports our growing communities.”
Newmarket Wonderland

Newmarket launching new ‘iconic’ event on Main Street this winter

Main Street from Water Street to Park Avenue is proposed to have live entertainment after 5 p.m., with restaurants invited to have outdoor expansion zones that the town will oversee. Some attractions will include igloo lounges rented for the southern portion of Main Street, two zones dedicated to ice bars, and a sign highlighting the event meant for photography from the Park Avenue entrance. There will also be art and ice sculpture installations.
Sunset view of the East Holland River in East Gwillimbury

East Gwillimbury makes The 5 Fastest Growing Towns in Canada Everyone is Talking About list

Situated along the East Holland River in the Regional Municipality of York, East Gwillimbury is a town in Southern Ontario and is also part of the Greater Toronto Area. Made up of several villages in the suburbs of the big city, East Gwillimbury is one of the best places to live for families and young professionals.
Markham Fair entrance

Markham Fair: A Grand Tradition of Excellence and Community Spirit!

Set against the backdrop of the crisp autumn season, this iconic event, happening annually the weekend before Canadian Thanksgiving, draws over 80,000 attendees. With a staggering 12,000+ items showcased by about 3,000 exhibitors, it’s a vibrant display of excellence, competition, and community pride.
Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill

York Region Headquartered Hospital Mackenzie Health receives its second Davies Award

“We’re proud to receive the Davies Award of Excellence from HIMSS for a second time and for shining a light on how we are changing the landscape of healthcare innovation across the sector,” said Purvi Desai (pictured), vice president, Digital Health and chief information officer.
International Talent

Canada announces first-ever express entry invitations for skilled newcomers with STEM experience

This announcement signals a momentous milestone in Canada’s commitment to attracting top global talent and solidifying its position as a leader in research, development, and innovation.
David Dunlop Observatory Richmond Hill

Solve clues, conquer quests at David Dunlap Observatory interactive experience in Richmond Hill

“The actors are from a theatre group called Live History and will dress up and play the part of some of our historical figures from the site,” said Maggie MacKenzie, heritage co-ordinator, City of Richmond Hill. “So, for example, prior to the David Dunlap Observatory, it was a family farm, so they’ll be portraying family members and characters from the past.”
Yonge North Subway Extension Map

Ontario advancing contract for Yonge North Subway Extension

The Advance Tunnel Contract includes designing the tunnels and building the launch and extraction shafts that will be used for the tunnel boring machines. It also includes the design and construction of headwalls for stations and emergency exit buildings. To deliver the new subway as quickly as possible, tunneling will begin first, followed by a separate contract to build the stations, rail and systems.