Author: Markham Review

Stouffville Chamber of Commerce hosts annual Mayor’s Dinner

The Stouffville Chamber of Commerce promises your best networking opportunity this year at the annual Mayor’s Dinner on March 7 at Spring Lakes Golf Club, 4962 Stouffville Road. Organizers say the evening will be dynamic, energetic and entertaining. This time around, the overall theme is “unity in our community” and many Stouffville Chamber members will be spotlighted throughout the event. Last year, more than 250 attended the annual dinner do. Visit www.stouffvillechamber.ca for more...

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Plan to improve phosphorus removal unveiled

The Regions of York and Durham have released a study that offer ways to further improve phosphorus removal during wastewater treatment at the Duffin Creek water pollution control plant. Phosphorus is a nutrient found in every living organism and makes up one per cent of the human body. Phosphorus, in wastewater, comes from humans, food waste, fertilizer, dishwashing and laundry detergents, household cleaners and numerous commercial and industrial products released into the sewer system. It’s also found in soils and sediments, plants and animals. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change officials requested the study as part of an environmental...

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Tamil community honoured

Federal, provincial and municipal government representatives joined forces to honour the Tamil community at the 11th annual Thai Pongal Dinner, hosted by the Canadian Tamil Congress. In her address, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne highlighted the community and anti-racism. “We have to work to combat systemic racism in all of our venues whether we’re at work, whether we’re with our families – wherever we are in our communities,” she said. Wynne also saluted a “great Canadian,” Captain Gus Dalton, who passed away Jan. 17 at the age of 87. Dalton is famous for rescuing 150 Tamil refugees from two tiny...

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19 on the Park gets Imax quality upgrades

Stouffville movie buffs will soon have a whole new experience as 19 on the Park upgrades its current film screening system.  Last October, council voted in favour of awarding a contract to ProjecTech Entertainment to install a $70,000 system that includes a screen, surround-sound system and digital high-definition projector. The previous system was purchased in 2008 as the building was being renovated and, at the time, was an excellent system for the centre with the idea of screening Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) movies three or four times a year. However, the popularity of the film screenings has grown....

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Enjoy a ‘little’ Big Night Out on the town

Sip, taste, bid, and mingle at little Big Night Out, a fundraiser to benefit The Latcham Gallery on March 3 at 7:30pm. The evening of sparkling conversation, music, tiny tastings and sweet bites from local restaurants features a cash bar with a selection of wine, beer and a signature cocktail. Guests can look forward to an auction of small works of art generously donated by regional and provincial contemporary artists. Support The Latcham Gallery, meet and connect with Ontario artists and take home a piece of original art. A silent auction will offer more items and experiences, including a...

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    January 13 - February 24
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