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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Collins a real sports nut

Joshua Collins knows a thing or two about basketball. And volleyball. Not to mention baseball. The 17-year-old Vaughan Secondary School student has been playing — and excelling at — one sport or another from a very early age, he says.

Jackson’s future in jeopardy

Mayor Linda Jackson says she was unaware of the apparent mismanagement of her 2006 campaign finances that has now placed her job in jeopardy. But if she didn’t know what was going on with her election dollars, her husband and campaign manager Mario Campese did, according to auditors Ken Froese and Glen R. Davison, who uncovered several apparent contraventions of the Municipal Elections Act.

City call centre offers service in 170 languages

Avete domande sulla spazzatura o le tasse? Precisa de informações sobre os centros comunitários? The City of Vaughan recently launched Language Line, a translation service designed to help a diverse population get answers from city hall in a tongue they’re comfortable with.

Welcome funding from feds

Eduardo Ojeda and his family immigrated to Canada from Chile on Dec. 13, smack in the middle of one of the most ferocious winters in recent memory. It was just the first test he would face as a newcomer to Vaughan.