June 2018 Archive

Residents are all so intricately connected

No man is an island, wrote John Donne in the 1600s. He was referring to the fact we are all connected as friends and members of the same community. In order to strive and thrive, we must be part of something bigger than ourselves.

King native finds his niche in the film industry

A King City native enjoyed working with some of Hollywood’s finest, but his career journey was far from typical. Jeff Poulis, a graduate of King City Secondary School, has a very shiny memento to show for his hard work. Poulis and his team won an Academy Award for Production Design and Set Production for The Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro. It drew international praise as one of Del Toro’s most stunningly successful works.

CVC provides the creative and digital tools to get your message across

Humankind has always had a need to communicate and express ourselves. While the tools and methods over delivering a message have changed over the millennia, one thing has remained constant – effective communication is key.

King representatives ready to work with new MPPs

With the election over, King representatives are gearing up to work with our newly elected MPPs – Stephen Lecce and Caroline Mulroney. Mayor Steve Pellegrini said he’s “excited” and “optimistic” that King’s voice will be heard at Queen’s Park. “The future looks bright.”

‘Relief is on the way,’ Lecce vows

“Relief is on the way!” That was the promise made by King-Vaughan’s new MPP Stephen Lecce. Lecce easily won the riding with a 17,124-vote margin over second-place Liberal Marilyn Iafrate, in the Conservative sweep last week.

Lecce, Mulroney are King’s new MPPs

Stephen Lecce and Caroline Mulroney will represent King residents at Queen’s Park, in the new Conservative government. Both won handily over their opponents in Thursday night’s election, that saw the PCs gain a clear majority. Lecce and Mulroney were part of a Conservative sweep that turned York Region blue.

More studio space needed to meet the demand

Art Hindle is like a kid at Disney Land when he’s on the set of a film or TV production. Behind the scenes, he’s a tenacious lobbyist is fighting for incentives, infrastructure and opportunities to keep Ontario’s entertainment industry chugging along.

King’s MacLennan named Canadian Olympic Committee executive

Rosie MacLennan has found her way twice to the top of the Olympic podium. Now she has set her sights on ensuring future Canadian athletes can reach the same heights.

Nobleton Public School honours retiring head secretary Peggy Weir

Peggy Weir, head secretary at Nobleton Public School, is starting her well-deserved retirement at the end of June. If you’ve ever walked into the halls ...

Residents vocal in opposition to drive-through plan

Residents in King City made it clear that a proposed Starbucks drive-through is not welcome in their neighbourhood. Increased traffic, congestion and safety were all cited as major reasons this drive-through would have a negative impact on the neighbourhood.

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