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The Township of King had a surplus in 2014

King Township has money in the bank. Under the Municipal Act, the Township is required to prepare consolidated financial statements on an annual basis. BDO Canada Chartered Accountants were appointed by council to audit the financial statements and state their opinion in an independent auditor’s report.

Pan Am torch comes to King City

It was a cold, wet Thursday afternoon, but supporters came out in droves last week to welcome the historic Pan Am flame to King City at King City Public School.

Pan Am Games Torch hits King

Peggy Belcher carried the Pan Am flame to the community celebration at King City Public School on Thursday. Despite the weather, the crowds were excited to be part of this historic event. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

General News

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Kettleby celebrates Canada Day with a bang

King residents made their way to the little hamlet of Kettleby to mark Canada Day.

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Public urged to comment on GTA West Corridor proposal

Nobleton’s councillor is urging the public to review and comment on the proposed provincial GTA West Corridor.

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Local filmmaker hoping to attract project support

A local filmmaker has embarked on an ambitious project and he’s hoping King will embrace it. Shayne Maglay officially launched his film project at the recent Schomberg Fair, and he wants to let the public know about his film so they can get behind it.

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Plans shift into high gear for annual Cruise for a Cure

Tim Schmidt is one of a kind. And he likes to leave his impression on everything he touches. Call it Tim’s distinctive style.

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Five-figures raised for charity at Hickstead Park grand opening

Schomberg’s Hickstead Park, named after Canada’s most successful show jumping horse, held its grand opening on Saturday to a large crowd of families and supporters.

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Diva entertains the ‘troops’ at CD launch

Time stood still and radio listeners were lulled by a local songstress, during the recent Diva in the Rough Radio Hour. “Wireless without a net,” a 1940s-style CD launch event, drew visitors to the Kettleby, Pottageville Lions Hall. King’s Catherine Hughes belted out several classics of that time period. Accompanied by Don Guinn, who tickled the ivories, Hughes provided two flawless sets, sprinkled with stories, anecdotes and jokes that only the Diva could deliver.

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Events, monument help mark church’s 100th

The neighbourhood church has been a focal point of our communities for generations. They were the gathering place, social venue and distribution centre for all major community events and activities.

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BamBoo getting to where they want to be

Members of BamBoo have undergone some self-realization. And this personal epiphany of sorts has led to the indie band’s newest album, one that could pave the way for future success.

King’s comprehensive efforts are paying off

King Township has spent a great deal of time and effort creating well crafted master plans and strategies. It’s all in an attempt to help plan for the future and make King attractive to prestige employment.

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Sustainability not just a catch phrase in King

King Township is serious about its long-term sustainability. The term could almost be synonymous for this idyllic place at the edge of the largest urban centre in the country.

Sports

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Batting cancer out of the park

It was 1, 2, 3 strikes you’re out as both all-star and amateur teams gathered on Father’s Day weekend to hit it out of the park ...

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Villanova College sprinter, Arielle Tessier named to Team Canada

Athletics Canada has named Arielle Tessier, a high school student at King City’s Villanova College, to represent Canada at the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia scheduled to begin July 15. The youth sprint sensation will compete for Canada in the 100-metre sprint event.

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Gould wins prestigious OMHA award

A King volunteer was one of five deserving recipients recognized for outstanding contributions to minor hockey in Ontario.

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Spray Lake opens season with wake competition

The Roots Wake Series made their first stop of the season at Spray Lake in King over the weekend, hosting the best wakeboarders and wakeskaters Ontario has to offer.

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Charity golf tournament sends kids with disabilities to camp

A crowd of 70 golfers took to the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the second annual Charity Golf Challenge, in support of Friends of We Care.

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Lamaze, Foster, Candele, Millar all named to Pan Am Team

Yann Candele of Caledon, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, and Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, have been named to the Canadian Show Jumping Team for the 2015 Pan American Games to be held from July 10 to 26 in Toronto.

MacLennan leads York-centered trampoline team at Pan Am Games

As thousands of athletes prepare to tackle just under 50 different disciplines at the Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer, the Canadian trampoline team is thriving with local talent.

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KCSS football player signs with University of Windsor

For King City Secondary School slotback Cody Knights, football is about more than just what happens on the field. He has chosen to suit up for the University of Windsor Lancers in September, not only for the up-and-coming football program, but for the personable people that represent it.

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Women’s softball league opens in King

With a ceremonial pitch from King Councillor David Boyd, the inaugural season of Queens of King softball has opened.

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