Author: Markham Review

Candy is dandy

Willy Wonka said it best. Now that I have your attention, with Halloween just around the corner, we want to ensure that your smiles are protected and looked after. Any of us, myself included, may take part in the festivities, indulge in some candy, chocolate or perhaps something a little more savoury like chips or pretzels. Some of us may even enjoy a glass of wine or two or three… (no judgement) while the kids ‘Trick or Treat’ away, all in the spirit of Hallows Eve. But did you know that all those carbohydrates, acids and sugars can cause...

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A driving tour in the countryside from Stouffville

Such a simple title and yet one which may have several interpretations. To each a different meaning of both ‘driving tour’ and ‘countryside’. Some people like to drive somewhere … to have a destination; for others, the journey is the destination. For some people the countryside is what is there now … what one sees; to others the countryside may be a storybook showing differing features of the human and natural story. How you use this tour is personal but here are a few ideas. Stouffville lies on the southern slope of the Oak Ridge Moraine at about 240...

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Huron-Wendat Nation recognized

History comes alive in Stouffville with the unveiling of Huron-Wendat Nation plaques. The Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Huron-Wendat Nation and the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, unveiled provincial plaques commemorating the Jean-Baptiste Lainé Site. The site, known initially as the Mantle archaeological site, was the location of a 16th-century village founded by Ancestors of the Huron-Wendat. This site was one of the largest and most culturally complex 16th-century settlements in North America and provides information about life in Ontario at that time and a deeper understanding of the rich history and accomplishments of the Huron-Wendat people. “The Ontario...

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L’il Legobot at the Library

If you know any young kids well, you know they just loooove Lego. So, show them that you have their best interest at heart and tell them about the September 29th L’il Legobots activity at the library (175 Mostar St) The one-hour event features a video challenge that prompts them to build a weird and wonderful Lego creation. No this isn’t the Lego you grew up with. It’s way cooler. (just ask the kids) It’s a technical adventure that helps develop technical, problem-solving and teamwork skills. It will probably also cost you a trip to the local toy department...

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Political Power Hour Breakfast due to charge up business

When you can get three levels of elected political leaders in one room at one time, you know there will be an enlightening, shmoozing, good time had by all. Such will be the case Friday, September 15 at 8 am at Meadowbrook Golf Club at 11939 Warden Ave., as the Stouffville Chamber of Commerce presents Local MP and Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott and Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services and local MPP, Helena Jaczek along with Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayor Justin Altmann for the Power Hour Breakfast. It promises to be a rare and valuable opportunity to access all...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Stouffville’s First Comedy Festival

    October 20 - October 21
  2. The Schoolhouse Group of Artists annual show

    October 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


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