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York board searching for new director of education

April 19, 2017   ·   0 Comments

York Region District School Board announced they will be seeking a new director of education. “We wish to acknowledge Mr. Parappally’s 17 years of service ...

York board takes action in response to ministry report

Trustees with the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) responded quickly to a much-anticipated, and somewhat harsh Ministry of Education report on the YRDSB conduct. The report is the culmination of several months of interviews with board staff, trustees, parents, and students, and was initiated at the direction of Ontario’s Minister of Education, Mitzie Hunter.

New zoning bylaw discussed by council, public

Consultants are putting the finishing touches on King’s new comprehensive zoning bylaw for its three major urban centres. While this long overdue document will set the stage for years to come, some apprehension, and a chicken-and-the-egg scenario regarding an appeal to Nobleton’s bylaw, raised concerns around King’s council table.

Sun shines on King Township staffers

While frugal by comparison to other municipalities, King Township had 11 staff members who made the civil servant “Sunshine List” in 2016. That’s three more than 2015.

King Township Food Bank seeks fundraising director

King Township Food Bank is seeking an energetic and passionate volunteer to lead its fundraising. This is a working role, and well suited to a ...

Marsh Muckers tie up the laces for annual fundraiser

It’s that time of year again, when the King Marsh Muckers don their running shoes to raise funds for Southlake Regional Health Centre. Teams also ...

Plans for Nobleton strip mall moving forward

Responding to input from residents, the proponent of a Nobleton strip mall has made substantial changes and improvements to the design, making it much more palatable. King council hosted a public meeting on a bid by Condor Properties to amend the zoning bylaw to rezone the lands to permit the commercial operation.

King supports York’s Internet funding initiative

Teaming up with York Region will help fill some gaps in Internet service across the region. King Township officially voiced its support for York’s move to seek millions in funding from the federal government’s Connect to Innovate Program. The plan in York is to expand the broadband network in King, Georgina, East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville through a massive, 175-kilometre network.

Vianet well positioned to serve King residents

A commitment by government and strategic private partnerships are making progress in providing residents with high-speed Internet access. Vianet, with a facility in King, has made a major investment in the future.

York Region developing Agriculture and Agri-Food Strategy to enhance thriving agricultural economy

Agricultural interests in York and King are being brought to the forefront, thanks to work by York Region officials. The Regional Municipality of York, with the support of the York Region Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group, is developing an agriculture and agri-food strategy to provide direction for the long-term growth of the agricultural and food production sector in York Region.

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