New Terry Fox Tribute in Richmond Hill

New Terry Fox Tribute in Richmond Hill   Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Richmond Hill Mayor Dave Barrow unveiled Richmond Hill’s Tribute to Terry Fox at a community celebration on September 12. The Tribute, a bronze statue of Terry Fox, celebrates his amazing journey of 5,373 kilometres…

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Residents’ Meeting 107 Hall St Application

Residents’ Meeting and Council Public Meeting 107 Hall Street Development Application On Tuesday, October 27th from 7-9PM I will be hosting a Residents’ Meeting regarding an application for development at 107 Hall St. This meeting will be held at the Elgin West Community Centre in the A.J. Clark Interpretive Room. The…

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September Council News

Council News and Hilights 1. Council Resumes September 8th After a summer recess, regular council meetings commenced on September 8th with a Committee of the Whole meeting. Please feel welcome to attend a meeting or watch it live streamed at http://richmondhill.ca/meetings/meetings.asp. At this web address you can also find agendas and…

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Elgin Mills Greenway Emergency Works

The Elgin Mills Greenway is located south of Shaftsbury Avenue, between St. Theresa of Lisieux High School and the Elgin West Community Centre. Within this natural area, high volumes of uncontrolled rain water (or stormwater) coming from the residential development has caused severe erosion and instability of the stream banks…

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August Council News

1. Tastes of the Hill On August 23rd Richmond Hill hosted the 9th Annual Tastes of the Hill. This food themed festival celebrates the rich multicultural diversity that makes Richmond Hill such a great place to live by bringing us together to celebrate one thing we all have in common…

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Infill Development in Ward 4   The Town of Richmond Hill continues to receive applications for development proposals situated within existing neighbourhoods. These developments are referred to as Infill Developments. As we grow and mature as a Town there will be more of this type of development proposed. In fact…

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July Council News

Council News and Hilights 1. New School Speed Zone On July 13th Richmond Hill Council supported changes that will effectively lower speed limits and add additional stopping restrictions around Benyon Fields School. These changes will occur on Selwyn Road and Stockbridge Avenue. Look for new signage describing these changes. These modifications will…

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New Street Trees for Ward 4

As I have reported in the past, we have lost a lot of our urban forest canopy in Richmond Hill over the past number of years due to an invasive species – The Emerald Ash Borer (click here or here for past articles about EAB or see article below). This insect has decimated the…

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The Mill Pond Splash Report

We had another beautiful day for the 17th annual Mill Pond Splash. This eco festival has become an important event in our Town. A record number of our residents came out to celebrate our natural environment and especially the Don River. Did you know that the Don River begins its…

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