Author: Steve Pecar

Markham company approved for cannabis cultivation

A Markham company has secured the right to produce medical marijuana at its local facility. Bloomera announced today that it has been given the approval by Health Canada, a license allowed under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. The company has been working towards obtaining a license for several years. It expects to begin cultivation at is 20,000 sq-ft. facility soon. It will then seek a government license to sell the dried flower. “It was a three year journey to get to this point and now we are looking forward to beginning production,” said Joey Xu, director...

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Markham financial expert enters the Dragons’ Den

Markham entrepreneur Ryan Mitchell knows about conflict. As a member of Canada’s military, he witnessed conflict first hand in the truest sense when he was stationed as a peacekeeper in the war zone of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Tonight, he will face some conflict of a different nature when he goes up against the denizens of the popular television program Dragons’ Den. Mitchell, president of, seeks investors for his online financial services from the experienced cast of the program. He hopes to increase the capital of his company to bring it to the next level of success. In a video he...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Varley Art Gallery

    November 5, 2017 - January 7, 2018
  2. Markham Museum

    November 5, 2017 - December 31, 2018
  3. Markham Little Theatre

    November 15 - November 18
  4. Markham Santa Claus Parade

    November 25
  5. Pinocchio

    November 25