Municipal Affairs Minister Jim Watson says he isn’t the one to fix city hall — you are. “There’s this sense that I can go in and basically take over Vaughan and act as mayor,” Watson told an editorial board of reporters from Vaughan Today and its sister publications last week. “Well, I don’t have that authority and I suspect even if I did, I wouldn’t be riding on a white horse into Vaughan to take charge.”
Toronto Raptor Chris Bosh brought a little NBA excitement to a sleepy Woodbridge street last week. The all-star paid a visit to Starling St. to take on Naji Naeemzada in a game of pick-up.
York Regional Health Services inspectors charged two Vaughan food vendors for infractions under the Health Protection and Promotion Act last week.
Olympic archer Crispin Duenas is jealous — of high school students. That’s what he told a room full of them at the 23rd annual Town Crier Athlete of the Year awards breakfast on June 16.
The York police holdup squad is appealing to the public for help identifying and tracking down three suspects wanted in connection with a bank heist.
The will of the people has moved city politicians to action. After months of intense public pressure and auditor scrutiny, the city’s audit and operational review committee is set to launch a comprehensive review of council’s expense policy.
Britannia ruled the waves of Lake Erie last summer. This year, the Maple Leaf will fly above the waters of Lake Ontario. On July 12, 2008, then 14-year-old Jade Scognamillo became the youngest and fastest swimmer to cross Lake Erie from Sturgeon Point, N.Y. to
A Concord company has been hit with a $70,000 fine in connection with the 2007 death of an employee. On June 26 in the Ontario Court of Justice, Impex Granite and Marble was convicted of a violation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The 2010 municipal election is still a year and a half away. That much is certain. What isn’t is who will vie for the nine seats on city council, though speculation has been running high in recent months and shows no sign of cooling off.