April 2013 Archive

King’s ‘Little Rockers’ hurry hard in Gananoque

The 26th annual Timbits Elementary School Championships were held in Gananoque recently and the King Curling Club was very proud for the representation of four young boys ranging from the ages of 11-12 years old, all from the Schomberg Public School.

Para-equestrian Poole brings home the hardware

Para-equestrian rider Lynne Poole of Schomberg just keeps adding to her accomplishments, most recently garnering high scores at competitions in California and Florida.

Caledon Equestrian Park ahead of schedule

The new and improved Caledon Equestrian Park is continuing its re-development to accommodate the 2015 Pan/Para Pan Am Games. They have done everything to ensure ...

Calandra is raising your taxes: MP Brison

MP Paul Calandra likes to boast that the Conservatives “will not raise taxes.” There’s only one problem: that claim is not true. The Conservatives’ federal ...

Sky’s the limit for civil servant salaries

Mark Pavilons “Public servants say, always with the best of intentions, ‘What greater service we could render if only we had a little more money ...

Council supports off-leash dog park

King council supports the development of an off-leash dog park on the King Station site in King City.

Sustainability in King much more than staying ‘green’

Sustainability has many definitions, but in King Township, it’s a never-ending pursuit of balance.

York school board officials enjoying the ‘sunshine’ as top wage-earners

From teachers to administrators, employees of the two massive school boards serving York Region have their fair share of highly paid civil servants.

Councillor is a vocal agricultural advocate

There’s no better advocate for agriculture and the Holland Marsh than King Councillor Avia Eek. She’s known for her widespread use of the “f” word – “farmers!”

MPP Klees presents Preserving Existing Communities Act

Newmarket-Aurora MPP Frank Klees took the first step to preserve the quality of life of existing communities and to make municipal councils responsible and accountable ...

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