Greening the Hill!

Making a positive difference to our corner of the world has always been my passion and motivation for being on Council in Richmond Hill. On that note, yesterday at Council a number of important motions were passed for which I am particularly proud because they will help to make Richmond…

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TRCA: Fall and Winter Online Learning Opportunities and Programs

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) has new e-Learning resources available this fall, along with engaging online seminars, family programs, and volunteer opportunities!    TRCA has always been a great supporter of our local environment and environmental education. During the COVID pandemic these educational opportunities continue with online offerings.…

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Richmond Hill Volunteer Achievement Awards – Submit a Nomination or Certificate Request Today

We are accepting nominations for Richmond Hill’s 56th Volunteer Achievement Awards!   Volunteers play an important role in Richmond Hill, dedicating their time to building a stronger community.   Award Categories and Certificates:   · Achievement Awards · Citizen of the Year Award · Community Organization of the Year Award · Naim Malik…

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A COVID-19 Afghan – made in Richmond Hill

Congratulations to fourteen knitters in Richmond Hill who came together to create a beautiful COVID-19 afghan to thank and honour our amazing front line workers. Truly incredible work and dedication. It is currently displayed in the window of Knitters Attic (10119 Yonge Street).   They sewed a label on the…

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Light Up Richmond Hill & Make Spirits Bright

Help lift our community’s spirits by lighting up your home or business. Get into the holiday spirit with bedazzling decorations and help light up Richmond Hill!   Submit a photo of your decorated home or business in the form below, or post on social media using the hashtag  #LightUpRH on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and…

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Building our Community Together

I have always appreciated that in a vibrant community it is crucial that its citizens provide input into the decisions that will shape the future of the community. This is a constant and ongoing process. I receive calls and emails daily from residents on a range of subjects and this…

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York Region Council Approves Greenbelt Development Request

On October 22, 2020 York Regional Council passed a motion “to reiterate its request to the Province to develop a process allowing municipalities to access site-specific strategically located employment lands for employment use only, if deemed necessary through a Municipal Comprehensive Review”.   Further York Council also asked the Province…

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