Month: June 2017

O’Hanlon recognized for his generosity and contributions

Patrick O’Hanlon, president Kylemore Communities, was a recent recipient of the G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Award in recognition of his volunteer contributions to the Centre for Urban Research and Land Development (CUR). “Receiving this award is a real honour. The dedication of Professor David Amborski, Ryerson faculty and industry colleague including Frank Clayton, made it possible to establish this important centre for Research,” said O’Hanlon. O’Hanlon’s successful nomination by his alma mater Ryerson University was just weeks after he gave the alumni speech, for a second consecutive year, to the graduating class of Urban Planning 2017. The G....

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Canada150 Photo Trail Set unveiled at the Pride of Canada Carousel

In celebration of our nation’s historic birthday, The Remington Group presents the Canada150 Photo Trail, depicting 150 quintessentially Canadian images from the New York Times Canadian Photo Archive. The specially selected photos will be on display at the Pride of Canada Carousel, located at 8080 Birchmount Road in Markham, on Canada Day weekend. Acquired by Christopher Bratty of The Remington Group, the NY Times Canadian Photo Archive’s 24,000 photographs showcase the evolution of Canada over a period of 100 years, dating back to the late 1800’s. “The NY Times Canadian Photo Archive speaks untold volumes about the arc of the Canadian dream,”...

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Canada Day 2017 party to attract thousands of Markhamites

The City of Markham is set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with its biggest and most vibrant Canada Day yet. Join Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Markham’s Canada Day Co-Chairs Councillor Amanda Collucci and Councillor Alex Chiu, and Members of Council in the nation’s most diverse city for: Citizenship Ceremony Welcoming 50 new citizens to Canada and to our community Time: 9:00 AM Location: Markham Civic Centre, Council Chamber – 101 Town Centre Boulevard Seniors’ Luncheon A SOLD OUT event celebrating the contributions of seniors to our community with a free luncheon for seniors Time: 11:45 AM Location: Le Parc Banquet...

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Doctor plays indispensable role at MSH Breast Health Centre

Surgeon Dr. Crystal Pallister – former competitive synchronized swimmer, accomplished ballet dancer, and mother of 7-year-old twin girls –  certainly is a hardworking woman. So it is no surprise when you hear she was the driving force behind the creation and development of the Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) Breast Health Centre, 10 years ago, in June 2007. As one of the first clinics of its kind in the region, the Breast Health Centre brings together an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals that provide diagnosis, surgery and treatment, in one place.  On June 19, 2017, it will be celebrating its...

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MSH recognized at European Healthcare Design Awards

The Markham Stouffville Hospital received prominent recognition at the European Healthcare Design Awards Congress and Exhibition in London, UK. Designed by B+H Architects, the Markham Stouffville Hospital is being regarded as a premium example of how a typical suburban acute-care hospital can be transformed into a mixed-use community hub for health and wellness. This forward-thinking design is being embraced because it shifts the perception of the hospital being an isolated place where only those affected by an illness or disease exist. The integration of the hospital into a wellness hub allows for cost-savings (physical therapy in the community centre...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Markham Museum

    November 5, 2017 - December 31, 2018
  2. Geared for Growing exhibit

    March 7, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  3. From the Ground Up exhibit

    March 7, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  4. Community Innovation Hub

    April 29
  5. Seniors Advisory Committee Craft Show and Hobby Fair

    June 19