Author: Markham Review

Food drive offers support to Markham Food Bank

Vedic Cultural Centre’s kids and youth of Arya Samaj Markham recently held their Annual food drive.  They approached the community to donate as much food as possible since hunger affects many local families who simply cannot afford the food they need. Kids, youth and their families delivered collections of non-perishable foods needed for the Markham Food Bank such as lentils, flour bags, carnation milk, cereals, rice, pasta, baby food, canned fruits, canned vegetables, tea coffee, and cake mixes. While sharing heartfelt stories of bringing hope to many families, they helped distribute and sort various bins of food products during their...

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Republic Day celebrations in Markham

Republic Day, jointly celebrated by Rajasthan Association of North America (Canada) and Arya Samaj Markham at the Vedic Cultural Centre, recognizes an important moment in history. It’s celebrated every year on Jan. 26 to honour the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect in 1950. In Markham, the cultural program began with a puja and Havan followed by a group performance of all the artists singing the Canadian and Indian national anthem. Artist Director Sanji Piranthapan presented a welcome and classical dance. The entertainment included several patriotic dances, devotional songs by seniors and a colourful fashion show...

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Markham entering the Smart Cities Challenge

The City of Markham is looking for a big, bold idea to improve the community as they enter the Government of Canada Smart Cities Challenge. The challenge encourages municipalities across the country to identify their most pressing demands and how they could be solved through data and connected technologies. Markham is eligible to apply for two grant levels – up to $10 million or up to $50 million. The program promotes partnerships across sectors including business, education, health, industry and community groups. A short online survey – open to all local residents, businesses and community members – has been...

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Markham Concert Band rocks the Flato Markham Theatre

Nobody’s quite sure what the first rock song was, but everyone knows what “rock” means now: four or five people on a stage beneath swirling lights and a disco ball, with guitar or bass or microphone or drumsticks in hand, performing for a cheering crowd. At 2 p.m. on March 4, the Markham Concert Band will have all of that as they take over the Flato Markham Theatre for their Rockin’ from ABBA to Zeppelin concert. But instead of four or five people there’ll be sixty performers on stage, ranging in age from their twenties to their eighties. “We’ve...

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New technology connecting babies to specialized care

By Carla Peacock, Markham Stouffville Hospital senior corporate communications specialist Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) has teamed up with York Region Paramedics and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) to begin using a mobile isolette transport system that is the first of its kind in Ontario. MSH is the first level two Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to receive the new approved Airborne Voyager Transport System, used to transport the littlest patients in the back of an ambulance or by air. In February, seven-month-old baby Rahma was the first patient to use the new transport system. She was born with Down...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Markham Museum

    November 5, 2017 - December 31, 2018
  2. Unionville Theatre Company

    February 19 - February 25
  3. Markham at the Movies

    February 27