Democracy In Action

One of the greatest parts of the campaign so far has been the incredible turnout of friends and supporters who have offered to help in so many ways. It is truly humbling and inspiring. We live in a great Town and it is clear to me that very many residents…

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Better Health Care in Richmond Hill

It was an exciting day on Friday at Mackenzie Health Hospital. The hospital received delivery of a 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine (MRI). This new MRI will provide state of the art medical imaging that will be able to diagnose medical issues at least twice as well as the…

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Invasive Species in Richmond Hill

The news report I have attached below concerns me! We have seen so much damage to our environment over the past decade from a variety of aquatic and terrestrial invasive species. To give but one example, as a child I vividly remember the damage that the invasive Dutch Elm Disease…

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Yonge Street Subway

It is quite obvious that we need  the Yonge Street Subway extended to Richmond Hill Centre (along with a number of other public transit and traffic infrastructure investments). Since I was a part of the Yonge Street Subway Advisory Task Force back in 2007, The Region of York and Richmond…

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First Day of Farmers’ Market a Success

The weather was great, the crowds were good, and the food, produce and other products were wonderful for the kickoff of the Richmond Hill Downtown Village Farmers’ Market this past Saturday July 5th. I arrived at 8AM to help with the set up and had the honour of being the…

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Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day – I was proud to attend the excellent Canada Day celebration at Richmond Green today. It is always a great moment to sing our National Anthem but today’s singing was especially great! There is no question that we have a lot to celebrate in this fine country…

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Three Cheers for Summer!

  Summer is here and, as my son said to me at this time last year, “The summer is laid out ahead like the white line down the centre of the highway” (I actually think he borrowed that line from Stuart MacLean from Vinyl Cafe on CBC) It is with great…

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A Farmers’ Market for Richmond Hill Village Core

I am very excited to announce that we will be launching a Farmers’ Market at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts South Parking Lot each Saturday in July, August, and September from 8AM-1PM. This market will feature locally grown food, entertainment, and homemade crafts for residents to enjoy.…

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