November 2019 Archive

Goodwill towards children is imperative

As we enter the holiday season, we should talk the talk when it comes to extending goodwill toward others, especially children. Most of us would agree there’s nothing on this planet as beautiful as the wide-eyed wonderment of kids on Christmas. Priceless.

King artist Panopoulos reinvents historic monoliths

A King artist’s imagination is sparked by the “mystery of history.” John Panopoulos takes his direction from the past, those faint whispers that reverberate around some of humankind’s most amazing, and often mysterious, monoliths.

Azur Fit apparel demonstrates strength through quality

Success in the e-commerce world comes with many challenges. But for a Schomberg native, focus, strength and quality combined to sent Azur Fit apparel to new heights. The company, founded by sisters Erin and Ashley Ward-Williams, has grown exponentially over the past couple of years, to the point it’s set to blast into orbit, with a new launch coming Nov. 29 (Black Friday).

Hush blankets ensure comfort and a good night’s sleep

We are stressed for many reasons. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well.

CDS students compete at Royal Horse Show

Earlier this month, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair celebrated its 97th year as the world’s largest combined, indoor and agricultural equestrian event. The 10-day event took place on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds in Toronto, and one of its highlights, The Royal Horse Show, showcases world class equestrians from across Canada and around the world.

King shelves its proposed tree bylaw

King Township has put its draft tree bylaw on hold. Despite being on the table for literally a decade, Township council and staff decided to put the new bylaw on hold, given the overwhelming public opinion against it.

Schulte named Minister of Seniors

Seniors in the riding of King-Vaughan have a stronger ally. MP Deb Schulte was welcomed into Cabinet by Prime Minister Trudeau last week, as Minister of Seniors. Schulte said she’s both honoured and privileged to serve in this capacity. She did work on seniors’ issues in the early years of the previous government so she’s no stranger to issues facing our seniors.

Rebellion peewees win tournament gold

The King Rebellion peewee A team packed up a bus with kids, sticks, parents and snacks and headed off to Pittsburgh for the annual “Pittsburgh ...

Food accessibility should be everyone’s right

Despite our vast array of accomplishments and our position at the top of the food chain, our world is still burdened by hunger. Haile Selassie once said that we all seek a world in which we are free and free from the burdens of hunger, disease, poverty and ignorance.

KFES praises its ‘family’ at annual recognition night

King Township officials are often asked how they maintain one of the strongest and best trained volunteer forces in the province. Looking around the room at Nobleton Lakes last week, the scene of the annual firefighters recognition night, the answer is obvious – full support from family, friends, politicians and the community.

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