International Day of Pink

Wednesday April 13th is International Day of Pink which was started by two students in Nova Scotia in 2007 when they saw a friend who was gay being bullied for his pink shirt.  From those simple roots, now it is acknowledged internationally as a day against bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia and transmisogyny in communities around the […]

April is Daffodil Month

I am pleased to support the #DaffodilMonth Campaign.  When you wear a daffodil you help to spread awareness about cancer and raise hope.

York Region Economic Development 

Exciting news for ventureLAB in York Region, a provincial investment of $2.5 million to create a medical technology stream within the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, Canada’s only hardware and semiconductor-focused lab and incubator.  Read all about it here: https://www.venturelab.ca/news/venturelab-announces-2-5m-from-the-government-of-ontario-to-expand-hardware-catalyst-initiative-introduces-medtech-stream The funding from the Government of Ontario’s Ontario Together Fund will enable ventureLAB to create a MedTech-specific stream to […]

Draft 2023 Transit Initiatives – YRT is seeking input!

Tuesday From Tuesday, April 19 to Friday, May 27, 2022, York Region Transit (YRT) will be hosting a virtual public consultation on yrt.ca, seeking input from travellers on the Draft 2023 Transit Initiatives. Learn more: http://yrt.ca/TransitPlan

Building a more sustainable Richmond Hill

2021 Achievements Include Energy Efficiency Upgrades and 17,000 More TreesCreating a healthy and sustainable environment really is a community effort and I’m so proud of the work we’ve done together. Over the last seven years as we’ve implemented our Environment Strategy, we’ve made huge strides in reducing our environmental footprint. I encourage everyone to continue […]