Author: Stouffville Review

Employment up 3.3 per cent

With nearly 20,000 new jobs created in just one year, employment growth in York Region – Ontario’s fastest-growing large municipality and third largest business hub – continues to outpace national, provincial and Greater Toronto Area (GTA) averages. The region is home to 51,000 businesses that employ more than 620,000 people. Between mid-year 2016 and mid-year 2017, a total of 19,780 new jobs were created, representing a 3.3 per cent increase year-over-year and slightly lower than the previous year’s growth rate of 3.6 per cent. Over the past five years, York has grown at an average annual rate of 3.2...

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Savour Stouffville

Formerly known as Stouffvillicious, Savour Stouffville is an event focused on food and drink in Whitchurch-Stouffville for the month of March. The primary goal is to bring attention and more business to those growing, making, selling and serving food and/or drink. The event is being organized by the town economic development office. “I am very pleased that 26 local businesses are participating this year,” says Tina Sharma, downtown coordinator. Sharma says she is excited 10 businesses in downtown Stouffville are participating. Aaron Purveyor’s Fine Foods is presenting a free sampling day, The Smokery is hosting a Scotch whiskey tasting...

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Calling all young actors

For the child that was born for the stage, 19 on the Park’s Young Actor’s Theatre Camp is the place to be this March break. Now in its eighth year, the stagecraft school, run by Motus O Dance Theatre, has become a staple for Stouffville’s budding actors. Throughout its 27 years as a dance theatre company, Motus O has shown time and again that they are artistic visionaries on the stage.  Their passion for innovation on the stage combined with a solid background as educators give the camps a different feel than a traditional camp.  Motus O believes strongly...

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Natural hormone balance

By Shana Daniel, RHN Feeling tired, cranky, anxious or any other undesirables? It’s possible your hormones may be swinging left and right including up and down.  Not only are they responsible for menacing teenage behaviour or hot flashes in women, they affect almost every function in children, adolescents, adult men and women.  You’re thinking, time to get them back on track naturally? Here’s how.  *Fruit and veggie fibre boost. A low fibre diet impedes hormones from their optimal function. It sweeps away debris and toxins from our digestive tract. *Use natural sweetness instead of refined sugar. Your body digests...

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The digital library is always open

Although the physical library is closed this month, the digital library will always be open and available says staff at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library. You can access eBooks and eAudiobooks through the CloudLibrary or RBDigital app as well as access online resources like Lynda.com, Mango Language Learning, and Tumblebooks through the library website. Online resources like Gale Virtual Reference Library, World Book and Britannica online encyclopedia can help with homework and research projects. They’re located on the Online Databases page under the Digital Library heading on the library website. Just a reminder, the catalogue is currently unavailable, so items...

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    January 13 - February 24
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    February 1 - February 24

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