Caribbean North Charities Foundation

This is their 7th annual fundraising concert taking place on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts Theatre, located at 10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario. This popular annual event highlights the best of Caribbean entertainment and includes a silent auction. Caribbean North Charities Foundation…

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Council News and Highlights

1. Richmond Hill to Establish Committee for David Dunlap Observatory Park Development Council approved the establishment of a steering committee for the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) Park Project. The committee will be comprised of the Mayor, Ward’s 5 and 6 Councillors, as well as two citizen members. In September 2016,…

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The Secret Path – October 22, 2017

A small group of Richmond Hill residents including Joel Clements, Marj Andre, Suzanne Smoke and myself are organizing a Screening of the Secret Path in October at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. The Secret Path is a film by Tragically Hip frontman, Gord Downie about the true…

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Cordave Parkette – Carrington Drive

I am pleased that the redevelopment of Cordave Parkette located on Carrington Drive, north of Major Mackenzie Drive West and east of Bathurst Street has been completed and is open for residents to enjoy. The park improvements include new junior and senior playgrounds, swings, sandbox, basketball net, tricycle track, site furnishings…

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Strategic Plan Annual Report 2017

A Plan for People, A Plan for Change The Annual Strategic Plan Report concludes with a summary of what has been accomplished to realize the goals of the Strategic Plan. A few of the highlights from the Phase Three Implementation include: * Approval of the Civic Precinct Project which, guided…

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Mayor’s Monarch Pledge Update

There have been a number of sitings of Monarch butterflies in York Region lately. These butterflies are the children of the ones that left our area last fall. Their parents would have overwintered in Mexico, and left in the spring to lay eggs in the southern USA. Their offspring are…

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