October 2019 Archive

CCKT meeting informs King voters

Three of the candidates in King-Vaughan helped inform local voters, at last week’s all-candidates meeting hosted by Concerned Citizens of King Township. In the cordial, respectful discussion, Liberal incumbent Deb Schulte, Green Party candidate Ann Raney and NDP hopeful Emilio Bernardo-Ciddio discussed issues facing Canadians now and in the coming term.

King football players lead North squad over top Americans

On a wing and a prayer: it took a final play Hail Mary pass for Football North of Mississauga to earn a 41-40 victory over the no. 4 ranked St. Ignatius of Ohio, an upset that went down in Cleveland in a battle of Canada versus the United States.

Smart tech taking over from dumb humans?

We’re becoming a society of smart-tech operators. Our young people have grown up with the tech, but what about those of us who remember dial-up, fax machines and film cameras? Apparently today’s mature adults are catching on very quickly.

Sip & Savour offers a taste of Rio

Honourary Sip & Savour chair Mayor Pellegrini, is one of the first to buy tickets to this year’s Sip & Savour, is showing his support for ...

Candidates square off at Chamber event

Candidates vying to be King-Vaughan’s next MP all have different party policies. Yet they all agree on several important issues. Helping taxpayers get ahead; providing support for small business and the environment are on every party’s agenda.

Stars shine bright at King Curling Club event

The stars were bright at the King Curling Club last Friday evening as the club welcomed some of the province’s top women curlers for “Curling with the Stars,” an event that helped kick off the clubs 2019-20 season. The elite curlers were not the only celebrities who graced the sheets of King. Mayor Steve Pellegrini and Councillor Bill Cober were on hand to throw the ceremonial rock as well as a full house of club members broom ready for the event.

Chamber, businesses come together to celebrate local success stories

elebrating the success of local businesses is more than awards and speeches. It’s about mutual support and respect. It’s about being part of a very large family. The King Chamber of Commerce held its annual Excellence in Business Awards Dinner last week, honouring the efforts of local entrepreneurs. Mayor Steve Pellegrini likened the event to a “family dinner."

King’s new Official Plan is a legacy document

“This is a legacy that this council will leave,” is how King Mayor Steve Pellegrini referred to the new, and long overdue, Official Plan. Councillors passed the comprehensive planning document Sept. 23, after a productive discussion and input from several residents. Councillors made some last-minute amendments to the plan, which included zoning changes to the core area in King City, limiting severances and placing a two-acre lot minimum in Kingscross.

Holland Marsh Soupfest serves up local bounty Oct. 5

The annual Holland Marsh Soupfest will once again treat visitors to the best this area has to offer. For soup-lovers, it’s a must-attend, sell-out event ...

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