April 2013 Archive

Volunteer Week recognizes efforts

April 21-27 is National Volunteer Week, a time to acknowledge the integral contribution volunteers make to our collective wellbeing. People across Simcoe County and York ...

Traditional political thinking is passe

Mark Pavilons “I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” – Charles de Gaulle ...

King moving forward with its economic strategy

The groundwork has been laid to foster King Township’s economic development strategy.

Township looking at former Holy Name school property

The Township of King is keeping an eye on the former Holy Name elementary school site in King City.

Developer seeks extension to use King Museum as sales office

Genview Homes is looking to continue to use the King Township Museum as a new home sales office for two more years.

E-waste recycling fees are a necessity

Over the past few days, there has been some discussion about the recycling 'fee' in Ontario for some electronic equipment, particularly televisions with screens larger than 29 inches.

Empty seats at family celebrations

Mark Pavilons Dear Mom and Dad; As Kim and Liam blew out their birthday candles recently, they marked small milestones in their lives. They were ...

Importance of King’s research station growing

The value of King’s Koffler Scientific Reserve is apparent, and the facility is quickly becoming one of the leading research centres in North America.

Zancor wins Enbridge incentive award

Enbridge Gas Distribution (has awarded the first $100,000 incentive to an Ontario home builder participating in its Savings by Design program. The program rewards qualifying builders which construct homes 25 per cent better than the energy requirements in the 2012 Ontario Building Code.

Toronto region watersheds get a ‘D’ grade in watershed report cards

As part of Conservation Ontario’s province wide Check Up on the state of Ontario’s watersheds, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA), has issued a new series ...

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