Facing a boom in business, thanks to the boom in building in the Vaughan area, the Interior Systems Contractors Association of Ontario is expanding its Woodbridge school. Opened last year, the 5,000-square-metre Interior Finishing Systems Training Centre, North America’s largest drywall training facility, is already
Two Vaughan companies had a good couple of days late last week as the provincial government announced $45 million in pre-election contracts for 400-series highway extensions in Caledon and East Gwillimbury. The money is being split between B. Gottardo Construction Ltd. of Woodbridge and Toronto
Traffic, waste and city’s image among top issues facing councillors this fall Ward 5 councillor Alan Shefman says he is hoping the upcoming council session will usher in a new sense of teamwork among his colleagues, and it sounds like he may get his wish.
Magazine selects Maple’s own Lord Beaverbrook as one of 10 worst Canadians Successful? Sure. Ruthless? Perhaps. But evil? William Maxwell Aitken, the first Lord Beaverbrook and Maple’s most famous son, is among the recent class of inductees into Canada’s Hall of Infamy as selected by
The family of murdered Woodbridge couple Dominic and Nancy Ianiero filed a $500,000 lawsuit against Sunquest Vacations earlier this month. The lawsuit alleges that Sunquest, the tour operator who sold the Ianieros their vacation package, failed to warn travellers to Mexico of the elevated risk of violent crime.
The suit also alleges Sunquest didn’t do enough to ensure adequate security at the Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort in Cancun.
Nicole Simone, an animal lover and relative newcomer to the realm of political activism, knows she has a dogfight on her hands, but she’s not willing to heel. The local animal rights activist has launched a website – unchainyorkregionsdogs.com – that is both an educational
Though Vaughan’s centuries-old farmhouses stand today as a testament to simpler times, keeping them standing can be a challenge, says Vaughan’s chief fire prevention officer.
A new one-stop mega shop for hockey nuts of all ages has come to Vaughan, just in time for the new season. Pro Hockey Life, set to open on Thursday, Aug. 23 in Vaughan Mills, is being billed as the largest hockey store in Canada.
A new Mercedes-Benz dealership opened Monday in the Maple Auto Mall at 9300 Jane St. with a complement of 30 staff. The store is the automaker’s seventh in the GTA and 14th in Canada. “This area of (greater) Toronto is growing very quickly,” said Marcus
Rick Morelli, a family man and “dispensary entrepreneur”, says Vaughan is ailing and would improve its health by filling the prescription offered by the NDP. The 41-year-old Vaughan candidate will take up the NDP banner and take on incumbent Liberal MPP Greg Sorbara in the
Russell Korus says the birth of his first son six years ago got him thinking about the future and changed him from thumb-twirling political apathy into a Green thumb. Last week, the 36-year-old father of two was confirmed as the Green Party candidate for the
A river runs through it. Well, it’s a more of a creek than a river; “it” being the square of western North York officially known to the city as Rustic. It’s a quaint oasis of sleepy, post-war suburbia — the Black Creek and scenic parks, churches and schools nestled neatly among bungalows — the sort of place that inspired the Monkees to record Pleasant Valley Sunday and Geddy Lee to wail about Subdivisions.