Author: Markham Review

Jann Arden performs in Markham

Jann Arden is a Canadian born, singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author.  The much-celebrated multi-platinum, award winning-artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album “Time For Mercy” featuring the hit single, I Would Die For You.  A year later with “Living Under June”, she would have her career break out hit Insensitive that would solidify her position in the music world. To date, Arden has released 11 albums with 19 top ten singles.  Her most recent recording is Uncover Me2 – a broad spectrum collection of songs, produced by award-winning Hall of...

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United Way gets needed support

Earlier this month, The Regional Municipality of York and York Regional Police (YRP) officially launched this year’s employee fundraising campaign in support of United Way Toronto and York Region As part of the official kick-off, York Region unveiled a new campaign theme – #YRCARES – to celebrate and acknowledge York Region’s long-standing culture of caring. Over 23 years, York Region’s annual fundraising campaigns have raised more than $4.3 million to help those in need within local communities. “We are fortunate to live in a place as prosperous and full of opportunity as York Region, but we know there are...

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Men’s health: Breaking down the myths

  Dr. Adeel Sheikh, urologist at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), answers questions and breaks down myths associated with men’s health. Myth: Urology is all about men’s health. Fact: Urology, also known as the study of the genitourinary system focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system as well as the male reproductive organs. Although I see more male patients, I see a fair number of female patients – who may come in for urinary infections, overactive bladder, kidney stones and other reasons. Myth: Men cannot get a UTI (urinary infection). Fact: Men can get a...

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Young entrepreneurs looking for solutions to help patients caught in limbo

No one wants to be at the hospital. But patients who are extremely frail and often suffering from conditions such as dementia may spend months in the hospital while waiting for a spot at a long-term care facility. Joy’s husband is one of them; he has been at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) for five months suffering from mental health and mobility challenges. She visits him daily to provide support and stimulation. She appreciates the care he receives at MSH, but knows that he needs a more comfortable and interactive environment. MSH is always looking for ways to improve the...

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Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs

Business leaders want Premier Kathlyn Wynne and her government to slow down the pace of changes to Ontario’s labour laws resulting from Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.   In response to the concerns raised by businesses following the release of the Economic Impact Analysis on Bill 148, two Town Halls were convened by the nine Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade in York Region. The concerns expressed by the local business community have centred on specific provisions of the legislation such as scheduling, paid emergency sick days and the rapid increase in the minimum wage....

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Calendar of Events

  1. Varley Art Gallery

    July 30 - September 24
  2. 2017 Seniors’ Extravaganza

    October 16
  3. Parenting Expo 2017

    October 21 - October 22