May 2017 Archive

Fundraising trek in Iceland

Trekking the Icelandic lava fields may not be on everyone’s bucket list. For almost 100 Canadians, it’s the focal point of a unique fundraiser. Roughly 90 people from across Canada will be trekking in the Icelandic lava fields this summer. The adventure, covering some 100 kilometres through Iceland’s landscape, will raise money and awareness for Shelter Foundation.

Trash reveals reckless behaviour

It is spring 2017 and time for my survey of the drinking and driving situation in King Township, and in particular my neighbourhood. A road-side ...

Struggling with career advice for my kids

Young people are the future. That has always been the case. What has changed are the spectrum of careers and ways post-secondary institutions prepare our young to tackle the great unknown.

AE teams announced for King Minor Hockey

A greater army will be leading the King Township Rebellion than initially anticipated. King Township Minor Hockey has announced the addition of four AE teams ...

CCKT members receive provincial volunteer awards

Concerned Citizens of King Township (, a longstanding King Township volunteer group, was recognized in Ontario’s 2017 Provincial Volunteer Service Awards presented in Markham on ...

Alpine Graphics bursts with national pride

Canadians from coast to coast will stand up with pride this year, and mark Canada’s 150th birthday. This national celebration is boosted by patriotic imagery, created and spread by average Canadians.

Opposition to plan for stacked townhouses in King City

King City may be a suitable place for residential intensification, but there’s a limit to what politicians and the public are willing to accept. King councillors and residents made it clear that a proposed 4-storey, 48 stacked townhouse complex on Keele Street is just too much for the community.

Volunteers leave their imprint

“You make it (King Township) the beautiful community it is.” The words of MP Deb Schulte. I would like to say congrats to all the ...

CDS Students running for youth mental health

Over a dozen students at the Country Day School are looking to bring both funds and awareness to the problem of mental illness in youth. Aptly named the CDS Runners, the Grade 11 students are looking for support in their contribution to RBC’s Race for Kids, with a lofty goal of over $4,000.

Support Nobleton Walk for Dog Guides

A famous Nobleton duo are back at it and gearing up for this year’s fundraising walk. Bev Berger and her dog guide Lotus, aka “the tank,” will once again lead the group of dog walkers for a very important cause.

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