Elgin Mills Road Environmental Assessment

Elgin Mills Environmental Assessment Study This notice advertises an Open House that is being presented by the Region of York regarding Elgin Mills (a Regional Road). I am sorry that the event happened before this newsletter was published but I think it is important for residents to know that, even…

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April 2015 Council News

Council News and Hilights 1. Strides for Stroke for Mackenzie Health Hospital For the 10th year in a row many residents and supporters of Mackenzie Health Hospital participated in Strides for Stroke. Over this period close to $1M has been raised to support our Hospital. This year I participated as…

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Over 800 runners and walkers participated in Strides for Stroke this morning in support of Mackenzie Health Richmond Hill Hospital. Close to a million dollars raised to support Heart and Stroke program over the past 10 years. Congratulations to all participants and organizers. On a related note I ran my…

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Council News and Hilights March

1. Update – Richmond Hill Challenges OMB Parkland Ruling It was announced a few days ago that Markham, Oakville and Mississauga will support Richmond Hill in our challenge of the recent OMB Parkland ruling. This Councillor appreciates their support. These communities, as well as other GTA communities, will be just as negatively…

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Spring is Here!

Spring is Almost Here!  As I write this newsletter Spring Break is upon us and this means Old Man Winter has scheduled his departure from Richmond Hill. It has certainly been a “good old traditional Canadian winter” with enough snow for the kids to enjoy and great skating on our…

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Call For Farmers’ Market Vendors

For our second year the Village Core Business Improvement Area and the Town of Richmond Hill are working to bring a Farmer’s Market back to the parking lot of the Theatre. We are in the beginning stages of planning and are presently assembling vendors for this market. If you know anyone…

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Monarchs and Milkweed

When I was a child my father, brother and I spent hours each summer looking for milkweed caterpillars, and upon finding these small yellow, black and white creatures, taking them home to feed and raise to adulthood. Over many years of my youth we released thousands of Monarch butterflies. To…

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Emerald Ash Borer Update

A significant threat to our environment in this country continues to be invasive species. Species that arrive from other countries that have no natural enemies in our country can thrive unchecked by predators, and consequently pose a risk to aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and our economy. A good example of…

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