Hilltop Place Retirement Home Open House

I had the pleasure of a tour of the newly renovated Hilltop Place Retirement Home Open House on Sunday. Hilltop Place has been a long time part of our community and these new renovations compliment this beautiful facility. Thank you Spring Living Retirement Communities for the invitation. While there I had the pleasure of speaking to a […]

May 29 Tree Planting

More tree planting today – this time with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority in the Oak Ridges Conservation Reserve. Thank you to the volunteers and to our great environment partner, theToronto and Region Conservation Authority for their efforts to green our community! When I was a kid in Cub Scouts we planted hundreds of trees in the Trees […]

Thank You to Everyone !

Thank you to everyone who supported #mchappyday this year. Our collective efforts will help many families when their children need to stay at Markham Stouffville Hospital. Thanks to the crew for letting me join the team for a while! For an overview of some of the events in #RichmondHill and #YorkRegion, subscribe to my monthly […]

Eid Celebration

Thank you to the Dawoodi Bohras community for the invitation to participate in a wonderful #Eid Festival. It was an honour to join this joyful celebration and to celebrate the community’s long history in Richmond Hill. @Bohras_Canada #InclusiveRH#inclusiveYR

May is Jewish Heritage Month

#inclusiverh I am proud to live in Richmond Hill and York Region, where we value our diverse population and welcome all our neighbours. I look forward to celebrating the important role of Jewish Canadians in our city. May is #JewishHeritageMonth – a time to recognize the important contributions Jewish Canadians have made and continue to […]

May is Asian Heritage Month

May is #AsianHeritageMonth. In #InclusiveRH and #inclusiveyr we are fortunate to welcome a diverse Asian population and to share opportunities for education & appreciation of the cultures and histories of our friends and neighbours. This May, we celebrate #AsianHeritageMonth and recognize the invaluable contributions Canadians of Asian origin have made, and continue to make, to […]

Happy #EarthDay

Happy #EarthDay a day to bring awareness to actions that we can all do, everyday, to live sustainably. I will be participating in Earth Day activities and #cleanupgreenup activities around Richmond Hill this weekend starting tonight at the virtual Smart City conference.

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.

Virtual Meeting with L’Arche Daybreak Community Members

It was fantastic to meet, virtually, with the L’Arche Daybreak Community. Thank you for inviting me to talk about 3 of my passions: healthy environments, the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge and Monarch Butterflies. Your artwork was beautiful, thank you for sharing it with me. L’Arche Daybreak (https://www.larche.ca/communities/daybreak). L’Arche Canada – L’Arche Daybreak A large, well-established community […]