Month: September 2017

Employers somewhat upbeat about hiring

Canadian employers expect a “cautiously optimistic” hiring climate for job seekers in the fourth quarter of the year says the latest Manpower employment survey. “Nationally, heading into the fourth quarter of 2017, we’re seeing a general trend of modest growth,” said Manpower Canada vice president, Darlene Minatel in a news release. “Most of the hiring activity is expected to focus on Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia; however there are still some bright spots in the rest of Canada, led by an anticipated moderate uplift in the oil and gas sector.” The survey canvassed more than 1,900 employers across the...

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Markham young professionals recognized

The Markham Board of Trade has announced the final list of nominees for the fifth annual Young Professionals Networking ASPIRE (Achieving Social and Professional Ideals, Reaching Excellence) awards, recognizing outstanding business people under the age of 40. Nominations for the awards were open earlier this year to any young professional who works within the City of Markham area. To qualify, nominees must demonstrate business success, community involvement, as well as being a role model and inspiration to others. The nominees are: Christine Allum, CAA South Central Ontario; Brittany Charlton, OHH Products; Arthur Cheung, Valuation Support Partners; Jonathan Greenbaum, BDO...

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Applefest returns

The tastiest event of the year took place September 23 and 24 at the Markham Museum.This year’s event offered access to several exhibitions, new rides and games, live entertainment and family-fun activities for all to enjoy. Many residents came out to taste fresh, delicious apple cider, apple butter, and other treats. Motus O was entertaining kids of all...

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MP Bob Saroya

Local MP Bob Saroya shared some of his thoughts about incorporating a business with the Markham Review in the following letter to the editor. Incorporating a business provides legal protections to its owner and incentives for expansion. Justin Trudeau has said, “a large percentage of small businesses are actually just ways for wealthier Canadians to save on their taxes.” I take issue with this sentiment and the policy changes the Liberal government plans to implement. The thousands of small businesses that operate in our community are not secret tax evasion schemes. They are places where business owners make sacrifices, young...

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Refreshing treats in the sweltering heat at Applefest

What better way to kick off the Fall season than with a heat wave and local outdoor festival to match? Markham’s 33rd annual Applefest was the answer for anyone who didn’t fancy taking a long drive in the sweltering heat this past weekend. For those who did stay close to home, the city offered an array of activities, events, live entertainment and great food at the festival on the historic grounds of Markham Museum. Whether you went on a little train ride, munched on fresh apple fritters or checked out a Blacksmith demonstration, they were over 30 activities for...

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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